WB delegation visits Aoun, says Bank willing to increase Lebanon funds

President Michel Aoun met on Tuesday with Vice President of the World Bank for MENA Affairs, Hafez Ghanem, and WB Regional Director Farid Belhaj.

During the meeting, Ghanem confirmed to the President the World Bank’s support for Lebanon and looking forward to bolstering cooperation and partnership.

“We discussed with the President the WB role in Lebanon on the level of funding projects and we confirmed the deep partnership and cooperation between Lebanon and the WB,” he said.

“We dwelt on the means to develop infrastructure in Lebanon, in addition to increasing investments in the field of energy, transportation, roads, and telecommunication,” he added.

“The Wb is working on increasing funds for Lebanon, as well as reducing interests,” he revealed.