French funds to modernize Lebanon’s water system
France recently agreed to provide Lebanon with 30 million francs ($4.1 million) to finance projects of water reserves maintenance. The aid will be also used to develop the local sewerage system, reported Al-Bayan.
The Lebanese government announced in September that it will allocate a $2.5 billion to develop the nation’s infrastructure, as part of a three-year nationl development plan, reported the Daily Star.
The Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) was entrusted with overseeing the projects, which aim to improve potable water supplies, sewage and solid waste disposal networks, electricity supplies, telecommunications, roads, education, health, environment, agriculture, irrigation and transport. — (menareport.com)
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