Comments on Lebanon’s rescue plan and IMF request in Reuters, 1 May 2020

Dr. Nasser Saidi’s comments on Lebanon’s economic rescue plan and request for IMF assistance were part of the Reuters article titled “Lebanon banks reject rescue plan as government asks IMF for help“, which was published on 1st May 2020.

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“This means the onset of serious negotiations with the IMF so this is very important and good news because it removes a lot of uncertainty. Having said that, the issue in Lebanon has always been one of execution,” former economy minister Nasser Saidi said of the 53-page plan.

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