A senior source for the minister told CNN he believes the government will be downgraded to caregiver status by Monday night. Three cabinet ministers have resigned, along with seven members of parliament.
Lebanon has suffered its worst economic crisis in decades, along with rising coronaviruses, and the government has been plagued by allegations of corruption and mismanagement.
Tuesday’s blast, which damaged or destroyed much of the Lebanese capital and involved a long neglected potentially explosive chemical storage, was the last straw for many Beirut residents. .
Now, the country will be tasked with finding a third prime minister in less than a year to deal with the spiral crises that Lebanon faces on several fronts.
The Lebanese currency has lost 70% of its value since anti-government protests began in October. Poverty has soared, the World Bank forecast that more than half of the country’s population will to become poor by 2020.
Lebanon’s financial crisis was exacerbated earlier this year due to government-imposed shutdowns, designed to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic but also ailing the land’s economy. the water has to stop.
Diabetes ministers repeatedly accused the ruling class of breaking their reform plan. The country’s politicians affiliated with the country’s banking elite have triggered the government’s endorsed IMF economic program, which is expected to delve into bank profits.