Visit of a delegation of economic attaches      








Field visit to inspect the excavations of the Al-Awali tunnel

The President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, reviewed, in the town of Al-Wardaniya, the end of the excavation work of the second tunnel to draw the water of the Al-Awali river to Greater Beirut and laid the cornerstone for the project to establish a water purification plant. The visit was attended by the minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Gebran Bassil, minister of Energy and Water, Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil, president of CDR, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr, Government Commissioner to CDR, Dr. Walid Safi, World Bank Representative, Mr. Sepehr Futovat, Director General of the Water Authority of Beirut and Mount Lebanon, Mr. Joseph Nseir, and the newly appointed director general, Mr. Jean Gebran.

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