He remains in his post in a caretaker capacity while rival politicians haggle over the make-up of a new government.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities affirmed in a press statement that all of Beirut's entrances are fully open, while some roads north of the country are still blocked. According to figures released by Lebanon's Finance Ministry in July, the country has one of the biggest public debt ratios in the world.The country's gross debt reached 85.7 billion dollars at the end of June, up by 0.7 per cent from the end of previous year, added the ministry.
Lebanon is ranked 138th out of 175 countries in Transparency International's 2018 corruption perceptions index, with key sectarian leaders accused of running demi-fiefdoms.
"The new ministers will have a great reputation and they won't be involved in any corrupt practices", Aoun said during his meeting with a World Bank official.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that the new government will be formed with experienced ministers who have great skills and competence, Lebanon Presidency's website reported.
Moreover, students held demonstrations in front of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Tripoli, expressing their fear of what awaits them in the future with the country's poor job market that pushes Lebanese citizens to head overseas in search of a job.
Hundreds of schoolchildren led anti-government demonstrations across Lebanon on Wednesday, refusing to advance to class before the calls for of a nearly three-week-mature verbalize circulate are met.
"What's going to I pause with a college leaver's certificate if I must not have a rustic", one pupil instructed Lebanese tv.
In the largest student-led protest, crowds streamed into a central square in the southern city of Sidon, demanding better public education and more job opportunities for school leavers, the state-run National News Agency (NNA) reported. Protests also took place in the southern cities of Tyre and Nabatieh, the eastern city of Zahleh and the northern city of Byblos, according to NNA and other Lebanese media reports.
The country had come to a standstill for about two weeks until the cabinet resigned on Tuesday, which later led to the lifting of some roadblocks and the reopening of banks.
Nonetheless demonstrators gathered round key narrate institutions for a 2d day in a row, in what looks to be a peculiar tactic changing avenue closures.
"We don't want judges who receive orders", read one protester's placard.
Economist Nassib Ghobril said the demands of the protest movement are aligned with those of worldwide donors, especially in terms of the "fight against corruption, and (demands for) good governance and financial rehabilitation".
Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker, reporting from Beirut, said a group of protesters had arrived and gathered in front of the Ministry of Justice to call for accountability.