A ceremony was held at the Grand Saray for the signing of the contract for executing the first phase of the Litani Water Project between the Council for Development and Reconstruction and the Kharafi Group / Wazir oglo / Gorch. The agreement was signed by the President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr representing Lebanon and Mr. Marzouk Al-Kharafi representing the consortium. The signing ceremony was attended by the President of the Parliament Mr. Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Mr. Najib Mikati, former Prime Minister Mr. Fuad Saniora, the Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Samir Moqbel and a number of ministers, deputies and officials. It was also attended by the Chairman of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Abdul Wahab Al-Bader and Mr. Ahmed Othman Head of the technical department in the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development. The project aims to drag water from the Qaroun Lake at a level of 800 meters to the provinces of South and Al Nabatieh for the purposes of irrigation and drinking.