JANUARY 10, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Give Tripoli its due of development projects, minister of Public Works Ghazi Zaayter exclaimed upon visiting Justice minister Ashraf Rifi at his residence today.
Having discussed with ministers Rifi and Derbas, prospective development projects for Tripoli, Zaayter stressed need for addressing the catastrophic conditions that marred the city and Akkar for so long due to repeated rounds of violence and central governments’ neglect
Zaayter denied rumours of having taken moneys allocated to the development of Tripoli throwing all the blame on his own predecessors saying their actions were illegal. He disclosed up to L.L. 6 billion being allocated for refurbishing Tripoli palace of Justice.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON