Challenging the Sincerity of the 2019 Budget’s Figures

June 21, 2019   |   Economy and Public Finance   |   Public Finance   |   Position Paper Lebanese currency

The proposed budget for 2019 brings in a range of measures aimed at boosting revenues and curbing down expenditures, and is clearly designed to reach a predefined target. We challenge the sincerity of the figures that come at a crucial time for Lebanon and are deeply concerned that the Lebanese authorities are showing no sign of true commitment to fiscal adjustment and institutional reforms.

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Public Finance

The good governance of public finance is at the core of the social contract. Kulluna Irada believes that its primary role is to monitor how taxpayers' money is spent and why financing unproductive expenditures through unsustainable debt must stop.

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