Comments on Lebanon’s “slippery slope to mayhem” in Reuters, 23 Aug 2021

24 August, 2021
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Dr. Nasser Saidi’s comments appeared in the Reuters article titled “Analysis: Leaderless Lebanon on slippery slope to mayhem“, published 23rd August 2021.

Comments are posted below, on the upcoming elections in spring:

“Will there be the courage to undertake these reforms? I doubt it. The policymakers seem to be interested in tiding things over and kicking the can down the road until elections next year,” said Nasser Saidi, a former economy minister and central bank vice governor.

“You need immediate reforms. You need shock therapy to restore confidence,” he said.

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