Lebanon PM hopes to complete programme for cooperation with IMF before year-end

Government has completed compiling the financial data required for cooperation with the International Monetary Fund

  
Leading businessman PM Najib Mikati gestures at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon July 26, 2021.

Leading businessman PM Najib Mikati gestures at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon July 26, 2021.

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BEIRUT- Lebanon’s Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Tuesday the government has completed compiling the financial data required for cooperation with the International Monetary Fund.

Mikati added in a statement that he hopes to complete the programme for cooperation with IMF before the year ends.

(Reporting by Maha El Dahan and Laila Bassam; Writing by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Alison Williams) ((Nayera.Abdallah@thomsonreuters.com;))


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