Tuesday, 07 December 2021 11:33 GMT

Lebanese President calls for tax law review to tackle corruption


(MENAFN) Lebanon's tax law ought to be put under a thorough evaluation so as to fight corruption in combined citizen-state efforts, President Michel Aoun declared.

Speaking to a delegation of the Lebanese Tax Association, the Lebanese president urged "a comprehensive review of Lebanon's tax law since the independence must be considered."

President Aoun then emphasized the necessity of "stable taxation schemes that attract investment and strengthen productive sectors."

He then highlighted that "fighting corruption and tax evasion is a responsibility shared by the citizen and the state as taxes are a cornerstone of encouraging investments, especially foreign ones."

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