Lebanon's parliament has so far been unable to agree on a successor in the role, which has the power to sign bills into law, appoint new prime ministers and green-light government formations.
Taxi and truck drivers blocked main highways and roads throughout the country in protest over worsening economic conditions.
Talks with the International Monetary Fund resumed in September this year but Lebanese officials have yet to submit a comprehensive recovery plan.
Latest UNICEF report finds a dramatic deterioration in living conditions in Lebanon over the last six months, forcing more than half of families with at least one child to skip a day's meal.
The economic and financial crisis roiling Lebanon is the gravest threat to its stability since the 15-year civil war ended in 1990.
Lebanon is in the grip of its worst economic turmoil in decades and holding talks with the International Monetary Fund to secure billions in aid.
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