The Baabda parliamentary block organized a development conference entitled "Baabda.is still in need" at the Antoni Institute in Baabda - El-Hadath in the presence of Minister of Energy and Water Eng. Gebran Bassil, Minister of Public Works Mr. Ghazi Al-Aridi, Minister of Agriculture Dr. Hussein Hajj Hassan and members of parliament: Hikmat Dib, Alain Aoun, Naji Gharios, Fadi El-Aawar, Bilal Farhat, Ali Ammar, President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction Eng. Nabil El-Jisr , Director of the Antoni Institute Father Peter Azar, President of the Antoni University Father Antoine Rajeh, Heads of municipalities in the region, village Mayors, specialists and people concerned. The President of the Council reviewed development problems in the district, especially in fields of road transport and water and talked about the implementation of several infrastructure projects, revealing the most important project that the Council seeks to implement which would resolve the water problem in the district of Baabda. The project is consisting of drawing water from Al-Awali river to Beirut and which preparation studies have advanced stages. He also confirmed his total readiness to cooperate with the required development initiatives.