Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 32

11-Aug-2008

REGIONAL

Egypt Has Spare Power To Supply Lebanon, Syria And Jordan

Egypt has agreed to supply Lebanon with 200mw of electric power to meet a severe shortage, Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water Alain Tabourian said on 4 August, following a visit to Beirut by Egyptian Minister of Electricity Hasan Yunis. Mr Tabourian said that Egypt has a power surplus of 600mw, of which 200mw would be allocated to each of Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. This could...