| 21 February 2024, Wednesday |

Lifting subsidies on bread…. Berbari to SBI: Salam talked about a partial lifting of subsidies

In our economic news, the price of gasoline has decreased since yesterday by 8000 pounds, while the price of diesel has increased by 38,000 pounds, and gas by 24 thousand pounds.
The General Directorate of Public Security has suspended work on the passport appointment platform until those concerned secure the funds required to implement the contract concluded with the company, but everyone who has an appointment on the platform will be given a passport according to the date given to him previously.
Meanwhile, the file of lifting subsidy on the bread bundle is still under discussion, and the Director General of Cereals and Beets, Geries Berbari, confirmed to “Sawt Beirut International’ that Economy Minister Amin Salam talked about a partial lifting of subsidies, but not on traditional bread. As they need a transitional period to prepare people and to find an alternative solution such as providing additional assistance to the poor through the financing card.

  • Sawt Beirut International