Euromoney Conference 2015 – Speech of Prof. Jassem AJAKA
Lebanon 2015: Prof. Jassem Ajaka
09 Jun 2015
Professor Jassem Ajaka, the Economic Affairs Advisor to the Ministry of Economy and Trade, gives a keynote at the first Euromoney Lebanon Conference.
Discouragement in tourism and private investment as well as a weakening in trade
Rise in the rates of unemployment that are expected to exceed 25% of the total population and in the levels of poverty
Deterioration in external imbalances and public finances, as the rising demand for public services (such as water, energy, health, education, waste management etc.) exerts pressure on government spending.