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Lebanon faces a number of environmental threats, including air and water pollution, risks associated with climate change, and the impact of the 2006 war with Israel. IRIN takes a look at the top five.
Tehran — Lebanese Energy and Water Minister Jamil Bassil welcomed Iranian investment in various sectors of his country. Talking to reporters after a meeting with Iran’s Energy Minister Majid Namjoo, he said that Iran is determined to help solve Lebanon’s problems in the field of energy.
The World Bank said the main challenge facing the water sector in Lebanon is to gain the trust of consumers, as the sector suffers from inadequate supply and low quality service, reported Lebanon This Week, the economic publication of the Byblos Bank Group.
Growth Gains Strength in Middle East and North Africa, but Sluggish Credit Impedes Stronger Recovery
Economic prospects for the countries of the Middle East and North Africa have improved with the resumption of capital inflows and rising crude oil prices. But stress in the banking and financial sectors along with slow credit activity are weighing on the rebound, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook (REO). The REO for the Middle East and North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) was presented today at the Dubai International Financial Center.