Mninister Boutros Harb speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Monday, March 31, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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The Telecommunications Ministry has slashed by up to 50 percent the price of local and international phone calls made through prepaid cards issued by the state-run telecom provider Ogero.Prices will be adjusted starting April 1 as per Harb's policy decision, his first since his appointment last month.Harb said the move would boost the prepaid cards market.The Telecommunications Ministry is also considering how to cut mobile rates without significantly lowering telecom revenues, which represent a significant percentage of the treasury's income.
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