The Parliamentary Finance and Budget Commission approved on Monday the Energy Ministry’s budget in the presence of Energy Minister Gebran Bassil and Finance Minister Rayya al-Hassan, according to local reports.
MP Ibrahim Kanaan—who also heads the commission—said afterward that the decision demonstrated concern for the people’s needs.
Meanwhile, Bassil said the move would help Lebanon overcome its electricity difficulties, the report added.
Lebanon continues to witness daily blackouts throughout the country . The blackouts are supposed to last a specified number of hours but last night and today the blackout hours were extended and many place have not had electricity for over 15 hours