Ghassan Ghosn, General Workers Union chief called for a general strike starting in May to protest against the government’s performance , National News Agency reported.

“[The union] decided to call for a general strike on Thursday May 3, which would include private and public [sector employees],” Ghosn said in a statement following the union’s meeting adding that” the decision to strike was due the inefficient performance of the current government.”

“Lebanon has never witnessed such a worsening of the social and financial situation… while the government is not meeting the demands of the people.” Ghosn added

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