Minister Ali Hasan Khalil speaks during World Union of Arab Bankers conference in Beirut, Friday, February 12, 2016. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Lebanon has stepped up its international efforts to explain its position on the battle against terrorism and money laundering, Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil said Friday.Khalil affirmed that the country's financial situation is still "under control," highlighting that he had proposed a batch of reforms which could further preserve it.In December, the U.S. lawmakers unanimously passed a bill to tighten financial sanctions against Hezbollah which was swiftly signed into law by President Barack Obama.Khalil hailed a Parliament meeting in November last year that saw a number of bills approved, including the anti-money laundering law and the exchange of tax information law.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE