Higher Privatization Council launches prep stage for KhaldaOqaibe highway project

Tue 15 Jan 2019 at 13:08 Economy

NNA - The General Secretariat of the Higher Privatization Council launched the preparatory stage for the Khalda-Oqaibe highway project, during a meeting held at the Grand Serail Tuesday in presence of Caretaker Minister of Public Works and Transportation, Youssef Fenianos.


"This project has been on the table since the 1960s," Fenianos indicated, adding that it comes within the frame of approach to developing the transport sector in Lebanon and bolstering the country's logistic capacities.


"It will complement Rafic Hariri airport's enlargement project," he said.


"The Ministry is working hand in hand with the Higher Privatization Council and the World Bank to execute those projects," he added.



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