SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 24 May 2024, Friday |

Tariff of taxi service 10,000 LBP, Van service 5,000 LBP

The Head of the Land Transport Sector Federations and Unions, Bassam Tlais, announced that “if all procedures are approved and the government abides by its commitments, the official “service” tariff will reach 10,000 LBP, and the van tariff 5,000 LBP, provided that a decree is issued obligating the government to subsidize gasoline and diesel for public drivers.”

Tlais announced the agreement to support the transportation sector with a daily canister of gasoline at a price of 100,000 LBP, and 70,000 LBP for cars and vans operating on diesel.

Adjusting the exchange rate of the monthly bank withdrawals

The Finance Parliamentary Committee proposes raising the exchange rate, and the Ministry of Finance supports this proposal

The Finance and Budget Committee held a session to listen for the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank, and the Association of Banks on determining the exchange rate of monthly withdrawals from banks and the possibility of raising it while maintaining the ceilings of cash withdrawals in LBP.

To follow up on the repercussions of this proposal, the economist, Nassib Ghobril, joins us by phone

Coordination committee: to guarantee the rights of teachers, otherwise we will boycott the school year

The Union Coordination Committee confirmed in a meeting, the previous decision to boycott the school year 2021/2022 with all its implications.

It announced Tuesday September 7, a day for denouncing the miserable situation and humiliation that teachers and professors are subjected to in their daily lives. The union called everyone to stage a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Education at 11 am.

The committee made it clear that it has one option, which is to guarantee the rights of teachers to open schools.

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