World Bank ready to support Lebanon, urges formation of new government

Published November 6, 2019, 7:45 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

BEIRUT – The World Bank said on Wednesday it stood ready to extend all possible support to a new Lebanese government that was committed to good governance and creating opportunities for its citizens.

University students light a torch and wave Lebanese flags during anti-government protest in Beirut, Lebanon, November 6, 2019.  (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/MANILA BULLETIN)
University students light a torch and wave Lebanese flags during anti-government protest in Beirut, Lebanon, November 6, 2019. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/MANILA BULLETIN)

The rapid formation of a government that meets the expectations of all Lebanese people is the most urgent step required in Lebanon, the bank said in a statement after its World Bank regional director Saroj Kumar Jha met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Wednesday.

 
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