The President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr, participated in the Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee headed by MP Ibrahim Kanaan in the presence of a number of MPs. The meeting was also attended by Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Dr. Alan Bifani, General Manager of roads and buildings in the Ministry of Public Works Mr. Joseph Bou Samr and Director of roads Mr. Hatem Al-Aisami. During the meeting they approved a soft loan agreement with the Kuwait Fund for Economic Development worth 6 million Kuwaiti dinars. In addition they discussed several draft laws-programs. The Committee also discussed from outside the agenda the draft law of Decree No.9942 which details the agreement on the financing of 75 million euros which covers Jounieh highway-Nahr Al-Kalb-Tabarja up to Tripoli and from Nahr-Al-Kalb down to Beirut and approved it. The draft law will be included in the agenda of the upcoming legislative session as it needs to be approved. In case it is not approved it will be subject to cancellation.