Triangle Director Outlines Lebanon Central Bank Policy Stance

As the current financial, monetary, and public debt crisis weighs down Lebanon’s economy,  mass protests continue throughout the country — with many protesters now standing at the footsteps of the Banque du Liban (BDL).  In an effort to bring calm to the streets, BDL’s  governor Riad Salameh has released several public statements to reassure the public that the economic situation is under control — but those comments have fallen under public scrutiny.

Triangle’s Director, Nizar Ghanem responds to Salameh’s statements by exploring the current conditions of Lebanon’s financial policies,  BDL’s proposals to address the economic crisis, and the current strike by Lebanon’s Association of Banks.

Read the full opinion piece in Arabic on Al Modon below.