IMF says it will start technical discussions with Lebanon in coming days

FILE PHOTO: A view of Lebanon’s Central Bank building in Beirut, Lebanon April 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund is expected to start technical discussions with Lebanon “in the coming days”, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Monday.

The discussions will revolve around “policies and reforms that will address Lebanon’s economic and financial crisis,” she said in response to a question by Reuters about Lebanon’s announcement earlier on Monday that it has resumed “interactions” with the IMF with a view to agreeing a recovery programme that can harness international support.

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