A delegation from the National Center for Scientific Research CNRS, headed by its director, Dr. Moueen Hamza, visited the Council for Development and Reconstruction and held a working meeting with the President of the Council Eng. Nabil El-Jisr and a number of its employees. The meeting included a presentation given by the center experts who relayed the results of the chemical and biological pollution of the Lebanese Coastline and the results of the survey carried out in the bottom of the sea between Khaldeh and Tabarja (Batymetrie) using the boat (CANA). The boat was put at the disposal of the Center in the context of an Italian gift made to the Lebanese government, represented by the Council for Development and Reconstruction. An agreement was made to enhance cooperation and coordination between the Council and the National Center for Scientific Research.