FENIANOS SAYS MINISTRY RECONSIDERING REVIVAL OF RAILWAY LINES IN LEBANON

Minister of Public Works and Transportation, Youssef Fenianos, met on Wednesday with Trade and Economy Minister, Raed Khoury, as well as with a delegation from UNDP and Mackenzie.

The meeting had been an occasion to discuss the five-year economic plan to strengthen economic growth, on which the government focuses its action plan.

Later, Fenianos welcomed Mexican Ambassador, Jose Ignacio Madrazo, with whom he discussed bilateral relations and cooperation in the field of transport.

The Minister of Public Works later met with the President and General Manager of the State Railway Authority, Ziad Nasr. He discussed with his visitor the global public transport plan for the cities of Beirut and Tripoli.

Minister Fenianos said that the ministry was considering reactivating the railway lines in Lebanon.

Source: National News Agency