The Energy Ministers of Lebanon, Jordan and Syria signed a deal on 26 January to supposedly supply Lebanon with 250MW of electricity from Jordan via Syria.

Speaking to reporters following the signing ceremony, Lebanon’s Energy Minister Walid Fayyad said that the World Bank was being lined up for financing. “After signing today, we are left with the financing through the World Bank, something I will work on as soon as possible. The details will be clear in the next two months,” he said. (CONTINUED - 333 WORDS)