Banks in Lebanon to stay shut on Monday: statement

Published October 27, 2019, 9:24 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

BEIRUT – Banks in Lebanon will remain closed on Monday awaiting a return to stability in light of continuing protests across the country, the banking association said in a statement.

A young demonstrator stands outside the Central Bank of Lebanon in Beirut, Lebanon, October 25, 2019.  (REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
A young demonstrator stands outside the Central Bank of Lebanon in Beirut, Lebanon, October 25, 2019.
(REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

Banks have shut their doors for eight working days as protests demanding the government resign swept the country, with no resolution to the crisis in sight.

 
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