PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE CLARIFIES ISSUE OF EDL’S OUTSTANDING DUES

NNA – The Presidency Press Office issued the following statement:

“”MTV” station broadcasted in this evening’s news bulletin, a report on official departments and institutions which have not paid their owed bills to the EDL. MTV broadcasted that among these departments is the General Directorate of the Presidency of the Republic.

It concerns the Presidency Press Office to assert that the General Directorate of the Presidency of the Republic is committed to regularly organizing necessary financial transfers to pay the bills received in accordance with the funds available and forwards them to the Finance Ministry.  The last accumulated bills received from the Electricity of Lebanon were at the end of the year 2020, totaling 400 million Lebanese pounds, and the General Directorate took the initiative to allocate the funds necessary to pay these bills accumulated due to the end of the year, and it is currently awaiting the implementation of the allocating process in the Ministry of Finance to pay the required value .

Noting that since the beginning of the current year, no invoice has been received from EDL to the General Directorate of the Presidency of the Republic”.

 

Source: National News Agency-Lebanon

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