June 16, 2012 01:28 AM
The Daily Star

BEIRUT: Lebanon and Italy signed a 13.8 million euro ($17.4 million) agreement Friday to fund two sewage network and water treatment stations in the Keserouan and Akkar districts. According to a statement issued by the Council for Development and Reconstruction, the project will benefit the vicinities of Hrajel and Meshmesh in the two provinces. The council said the agreement allocates an additional 153,000-euro budget that will cover technical assistance, as well as monitoring and evaluation of the project. The agreement was signed by Nabil Jeser, head of the CDR, and Giuseppe Morabito, ambassador of Italy to Lebanon in a ceremony held at the CDR headquarters in Beirut.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 16, 2012, on page 4.

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