The President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr met with the Director of energy and water sector at the World Bank, Mr. Jamal Saghir, and the Director of the World Bank in Beirut, Mr. Demba Ba. During the meeting discussions took place on the proposed solutions for the energy sector in Lebanon and in particular the available funding for the short and medium terms. The meeting also dealt with the strategy of the energy sector, which is expected to be discussed by the government in the near future. The delegation also discussed preparations for the two projects being the drawing of water from Al-Awali river and the construction of Bsirri dam to meet the demand of drinking water for Beirut area and its southern and northern suburbs, which the World Bank will participate to its financing as is included in its program for the year 2010-2011.