APRIL 28, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Economy and Trade Minister, Alain Hakim, welcomed on Tuesday morning the new Vice-President of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa, Hafez Ghanem, with discussions reportedly featuring high on methods of developing relations with the Bank to support Lebanon.
They also discussed the pending projects funded by the World Bank in Lebanon and which amounts to half billion Dollars.
The pair also tackled the repercussions of the crisis of the Displaced Syrians to Lebanon, especially on the Lebanese economy.
Hakim stressed on the importance of the election of a new president to restore trust in the Lebanese economy.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON