The President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr, participated in the meeting held at the Presidential Serail headed by prime minister M. Saad Hariri and in the presence of the minister of Public Works and Transport, Mr. Youssef Fenianos. The meeting was dedicated to launching the expansion of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri Airport in collaboration with the public and private sector (PPP). This includes the preparation of financial, technical and legal feasibility studies for this project aimed at raising the capacity of the airport to 20 million passengers annually.
The General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Privatization and Partnership contracted with the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) as an international consultant to prepare technical, legal and financial studies for the project. The European Investment Bank (EIB) also financed part of the cost of the required studies. All ministries and concerned parties in this project participated in this meeting.