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Jordan to supply electricity to Lebanon

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Only Beirut needs approval from the World Bank.

  • Jordan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi.

Jordan will supply 100 megawatts of electricity to Lebanon via Syria, as soon as Beirut receives the necessary approvals from the World Bank, reported Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi.

During a joint press conference with his Lebanese counterpart, Abdullah Bouhabib, the Jordanian foreign minister reiterated the support for the neighboring nation to overcome its crisis.

Pressures require better cooperation and coordinationSafadi with him.

At the beginning of last year, Amman signed two agreements with Beirut to supply it with electricity through Syrian territory against the worsening energy crisis and fuel shortages as a result of the financial disaster.

The World Bank promised to finance the projects, but Lebanon had to reform the energy sector first.

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