Middle East Economic Survey


No 34



Lebanon And Syria Discuss Energy Matters

Lebanese Energy and Water Minister Muhammad Funaish met his Syrian counterpart Munif Saim al-Dahr in Damascus on 14 August to discuss two main issues: the interruption of the supply of electricity to Lebanon; and the delay in starting the delivery of Syrian natural gas to Lebanese power plants. With regard to the first issue the Syrian side has reportedly expressed its readiness to resume...