The President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr, received in his office in the presence of the working group of the Council a mission from the Islamic Development Bank represented by the Director of the Division of Arab - Asian States programs who is responsible for the Bank operations in Lebanon. During this meeting, they followed up on implementation of the Framework Convention of the reconstruction of Lebanon program plus consultation on the implementation of the new work program for the next Islamic year.
Eng. Nabil El-Jisr also met with a mission from the Islamic Development Bank and the World Bank for Reconstruction and Development in preparation for the water project of Greater Beirut through the construction of Bisri dam. Both the Islamic Development Bank and the World Bank for Reconstruction and Development will co-finance the project. During the meeting they followed-up on the current status of the project and discussed the next stages and works needed to be implemented before the start of the project. Both financiers expressed their satisfaction with the studies that have been considered so far.