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Free smart meter installations to reduce water waste in Beirut

مياه عداد

Smart water meters will be installed free of charge in Beirut to help improve water services and reduce wastage, Director General of the Beirut and Mount Lebanon Water Establishment Jean Gebran said in a statement Tuesday. “The installation of the meters and their protective boxes will not involve any [extra] ...

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The inauguration ceremony of King Salman Avenue in Beirut


A major event Tuesday to open an avenue named after Saudi King Salman at Beirut’ Water Front brought key politicians including Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Lebanese Forces head Samir Geagea and Progressive Socialist Party head Walid Jumblatt. The event, that saw nearby skyscrapers lit up in the colors of the ...

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Machnouk says reelection of Berri not up for debate


The reelection of Speaker Nabih Berri is not up for debate, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said in a statement released Tuesday. “We are with [Berri] … contrary to what has been reported that the Future Movement will not [vote again] for Berri after the parliamentary elections,” Machnouk said during a ...

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Election committee warns against bias media coverage

هيئة الاشراف

The Elections Supervisory Committee Tuesday urged all media outlets to maintain neutrality in their coverage of candidates and electoral lists, urging them to commit to the rules of the new electoral law. The Committee said that its statement came after it noticed an increase in the political rhetoric between politicians ...

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Saudi Arabia officially invites Aoun to Arab Summit

aoun et boukhari

President Michel Aoun Tuesday received an official invitation to attend the Arab Summit to be held in Saudi Arabia later this month. Aoun was handed the invitation, extended by Saudi King Salman, during a meeting at Baabda Palace with Saudi Minister Plenipotentiary Charges d’Affaires in Lebanon Walid Bukhari. The Arab ...

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Paris meet aims to ease Lebanon’s debt woes


LONDON: An investment summit in Paris this week aims to attract billions of dollars worth of low-interest lending to help rebuild Lebanon’s shattered economy. Ministers and investors from around the world will head to the gathering on April 6 that has been organized by French President Emmanuel Macron. The idea ...

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