Wednesday, November 10, 2010

On meat and marriage

"Asked what would get in the way of the law’s implementation, Zurayk, who views the historical marriage between the Lebanese state and big merchants as a root of the country’s economic problems, said “the logistics” of a convoluted market would make it difficult to maneuver. “There is nothing right in everything you get, with every single piece of paper that a trader gets in Lebanon there’s a possibility that it’s falsified … so I don’t know what mechanisms he’s going to be using in order to implement this,” said Zurayk."

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