World Bank gives Lebanon $200 million to upgrade roads
BEIRUT — The World Bank says it has earmarked $200 million for repairing Lebanon's unsafe roads.It said in a statement Tuesday that the funds will be used to repair around 500 kilometers (312 miles) of roads in the first phase of a broader government plan "to revamp the country's crumbling road sector."It said the Roads and Employment Project was approved Monday by its board of directors. Read more..
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