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.