Following Adib, in October, Saad Hariri was selected to form a government, a task the Lebanese nation had hoped the more experienced former premier would succeed to quickly achieve.
However, it has been over 6 months since Hariri was designated Prime Minister for the sole purpose of forming a new cabinet while Diab remains the caretaker premier and the French Initiative that could save Lebanon on hold.
It is worth mentioning a pattern that any time there are any slight hopes that a government will be formed, the black market value of the Lebanese pound rises.
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