Lebanon government agrees reforms, debating last point related to power sector - presidency

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's cabinet is discussing the last point related to the power sector in a list of reforms after agreeing all the others, the president's office said on Monday. The government convened to approve a reform package, including halving ministers' wages, in a bid to defuse the biggest protests against the country's ruling elite in decades. Power sector reform is one of the biggest issues the government is tackling.

Reuters October 22, 2019 02:10:41 IST
Lebanon government agrees reforms, debating last point related to power sector - presidency

Lebanon government agrees reforms debating last point related to power sector  presidency

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's cabinet is discussing the last point related to the power sector in a list of reforms after agreeing all the others, the president's office said on Monday.

The government convened to approve a reform package, including halving ministers' wages, in a bid to defuse the biggest protests against the country's ruling elite in decades.

Power sector reform is one of the biggest issues the government is tackling.

(Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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