On the 16th day of the revolution, Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah gave a televised speech for the first time since the resignation of the Prime Minister Saad El Hariri. He emphasized that while the government and the country may collapse, Hezbollah will still pay the salaries of the resistance.
President Michel Aoun also gave a televised speech in honor of the third year since his election. During his speech, the President vowed to work with the people to continue to fight corruption, to create a productive economy, and to instate a modern civilian government and to get rid of the current presiding sectarianism.
Lebanese banks opened their doors to customers for the first time since the revolution began.
In Beirut, four activists stormed into the Association of Banks headquarters where they were forcefully arrested. Protesters demanded the release of Khodr Anwar, Karine Hilal, Mohmmad Nasouli, Hussein Saqr and Salim Ghadband.