Khalil asks Customs to conduct investigations on import of goods containing radioactive material

JANUARY 7, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Finance Minister, Ali Hassan Khalil, addressed a memo to the Customs General Directorate, in which he asked of the Directorate to take swift action to conduct investigations on the import of radioactive contaminated goods, which have been specifically disclosed in Beirut Seaport.

He also asked of the Directorate to swiftly carry out investigations and periodically inform the judicial authorities on attained results to take the necessary measures.

In the same framework, Khalil addressed a memo to the Public Prosecution asking it to “conduct the necessary investigations to the question of goods which contain radioactive materials and inform him of results.