Jarrah speaks during a conference in Beirut, Monday, March 6, 2017. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon is in dire need to modernize its tax and financial laws in accordance with international standards in a bid to serve the local economy, Telecoms Minister Jamal Jarrah said.Jarrah, who was representing Prime Minister Saad Hariri, said Lebanon still needs to improve its legislative system and laws in order to clear all suspicions against the country in this area.Meanwhile, SIC's Secretary-General Abdel-Hafiz Mansour said Parliament is currently studying several laws including a law for fighting corruption and the creation of a national committee for fighting corruption, a law for the protection of those who report corrupt activities and a law for public entities' transactions.
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