KUMAR JA VISITS FINANCE MINISTER, HAILS STATE BUDGET APPROVAL

Finance Minister, Ali Hassan Khalil, welcomed on Monday in his office at the Ministry the World Bank Regional Director for the Middle East Saroj Kumar Jha, on top of a delegation.





Discussions reportedly touched on the joint projects between Lebanon and the World Bank, with emphasis on the Bank's support for the economic sectors.





Kumar Ja hailed the Parliament's approval of the state budget 2019 and the serious debate over the financial reforms.





Ja also praised the efforts of the Minister in preparing for the state budget 2020 and his resolve to submit it within the constitutional deadlines.