Lebanese central bank audit has not yet started, says outgoing finance minister

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The Central Bank of Lebanon

Lebanon’s outgoing finance minister said on September 10 that a long-delayed forensic audit of the central bank should begin soon, as demanded by international donors.

On the same day, a new government took office, with Najib Mikati as prime minister, after president Michel Aoun brokered a cross-community agreement. Lebanon is suffering a major economic and political crisis, in which central bank governor Riad Salameh is a key figure.

Former finance minister Ghazi Wazni said that the newly

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