Egypt looking to export gas to supply Lebanon with power

Published on : 2021-09-08

Egypt aims to export natural gas as soon as possible to supply Lebanon with power, according to a statement today, citing the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El-Molla, as saying. 

This statement was made following a meeting in Jordan to explore the possible means for easing Lebanon's power crisis.

The meeting included Lebanese, Syrian, and Jordanian energy ministers as they discussed a US-backed plan to supply Lebanon with power by using Egyptian gas in producing electricity in Jordan that would be transmitted through Syria.

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