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Lebanon's Finance Minister denies VAT hike

Lebanon's Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi denied ... Lebanon's Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi denied Monday media allegations that he has proposed raising ... Trade, Main headlines, Lebanon) Lebanon's Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi denied Monday media ...

12/02/2013 - 12:12 - comment 0

IMF offers Lebanon for Syrian refugees

assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon during Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi’s visit to Washington last ... to Syrian refugees in Lebanon during Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi’s visit to Washington last week, ... Mohammad Safadi’s visit to Washington last week, a source told The Daily Star Thursday.“But the minister ...

10/02/2013 - 09:30 - comment 0

While private sector struggles, Lebanese Cabinet set to cover million dollar public sector salary hikes

Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi will ask the Cabinet ... Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi will ask the Cabinet for $350 million to cover the salary increases ... Training & Recruitment, Main headlines, Lebanon) Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi will ask ...

22/08/2012 - 19:01 - comment 0

Can telecom revenues justify Lebanon's budget deficit?

Mohammad Safadi’s office could add these revenues if they were still sitting in the Central Bank account. ... how Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi’s office could add these ... figures, stressing that Safadi has no right to include the telecoms revenues to the overall revenues ...

07/06/2012 - 11:26 - comment 0

IMF urges deeper reforms in Lebanon

to implement deeper reforms as Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi met U.S. officials in Washington Wednesday. The International Monetary Fund called on Lebanon to implement deeper reforms as Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi ... to implement deeper reforms as Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi met U.S. officials in Washington Wednesday.“We ...

31/01/2013 - 09:28 - comment 0

Taxi drivers to strike in Lebanon

with Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi to set a ceiling for the prices of gasoline. “We call on all drivers ... a strike [for next] Wednesday following an unsuccessful meeting with Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi ... for a LL25,000 ceiling on 20 liters for gasoline and LL20,000 on diesel . Earlier Monday, Safadi received ...

16/10/2012 - 08:00 - comment 0

Strike's out! Open-ended protests halted as salary scale bill set to pass in Lebanon

to the Parliament as Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi criticized the manner in which the bill was approved. ... agreed to pass the controversial salary scale bill to the Parliament as Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi criticized the manner in which the bill was approved. The head of the public school teachers union Hanna ...

24/03/2013 - 07:29 - comment 0

Public sector wages could rise in Lebanon despite private sector concern

the appropriate funding sources in light of the current economic slowdown. “[Finance Minister] Mohammad Safadi ... economic slowdown.“[Finance Minister] Mohammad Safadi is studying potential state revenues i ...

11/09/2012 - 07:41 - comment 0

Public sector wage increase wrangling continues in Lebanon

in Lebanon is continuing, with the Finance Minister, Mohammed Safadi, saying that he is committed to wage increase that came in to effect in February. Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi ... Minister Mohammad Safadi said over the weekend that his ministry was committed to settling all financial ...

24/09/2012 - 09:28 - comment 0

Lebanon leans on private sector to close the deficit gap

Lebanon's Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi said ... partnership law is not a matter of choice for Lebanon, Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi said Tuesday, calling ... Adopting a public-private partnership law is not a matter of choice for Lebanon, Finance Minister Mohammad ...

23/05/2012 - 12:02 - comment 0