Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 34

20-August-2007

Lebanon

Finance Minister Says Government Has Sufficient Funds Until End-2007

The Lebanese government has sufficient liquidity to finance its expenditures until the end of 2007, even if the political situation were to deteriorate in the second half of the year with adverse effects on public finances, Minister of Finance Jihad Az'ur told reporters in Beirut on 13 August. The minister was optimistic that the government would be able to abide by...