Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani speaking at the Grand Serail on Friday, February 17, 2017. (The Daily Star/ Ahmad Azakir)
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Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani Sunday warned that major international donors were skeptical of Lebanon's ability to access infrastructure assistance due to the slow pace of required reforms.Hasbani was sounding the alarm ahead of major donor conferences for Lebanon scheduled this year, which he said were not a panacea for the country's woes.However, some Lebanese politicians have voiced frustration that not all funding pledges have been fulfilled and called for further support, while donors have raised concerns over the need for reforms on the Lebanese side to put received funds to use.
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