Water and Energy Minister, Cesar Abi Khalil, met on Tuesday with Italian Ambassador to Lebanon, Massimo Marotti, whereby they discussed means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries, notably in terms of Italy's support for Lebanon in the electricity and water sectors, enduring grave impact due to the Syrian displacement crisis.
Minister Abi Khalil heaped praises on the contribution of the Italian state and institutions in the water sector, soliciting likewise concern to the electricity sector.
Both sides agreed to continue communication in terms of the implementation of joint projects, including the hydropower project in Tannourine area. A joint meeting was set to thoroughly study these projects and determine the priorities for the next phase.
Source: National News Agency