which was signed by himself and nine MPs, who are: Nadim Gemayel, Samer Saade, Elie Marouni, Fadi Al Haber, Dori Chamoun, Butros Harb, Khaled Al Daher, Fouad Al Saad, and Salim Karam. After the appeal, the Lebanese Constitutional Council held a meeting that resulted in the
, Prime Minister Saad Hariri called for an urgent meeting on Monday to address this issue. If the tax law got approved, it would have decreased the purchasing power of the citizens from 10% to 20%. The plan was to increase the salary from 10% to 11%. In fact, economy experts warned that a financial crisis will follow the tax hikes prior to passing the law. The civil servants and teachers said that if the government fails to fix this problem, they will start
again. In fact, many protests took place in Beirut this year to oppose the tax hikes.
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