May 19, 2019 / 11:52 PM / a month ago

Lebanon budget deficit will be 8.3% of GDP or less -finance minister

BEIRUT, May 20 (Reuters) - Lebanon’s finance minister said cabinet made “important” progress on Sunday in its debate over the 2019 draft budget and the deficit will be 8.3% of gross domestic product or less.

“We reached a very encouraging and important result,” Ali Hassan Khalil told reporters after a late night cabinet meeting. “With some additional decisions ... we got to this deficit.” (Reporting by Ellen Francis Editing by Chris Reese)

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