| 27 May 2024, Monday |

Lebanon could could go dark as cash for electricity runs out, says MP Najm

A government statement said on Thursday that Lebanon could go dark as cash for electricity generation runs out this month, .

“We should not forget that starting May 15, gradual darkness will start,” Nazih Najm, a member of parliament, was quoted as saying after a meeting with the finance and energy ministers.

Lebanon’s parliament had approved a $200 million emergency loan to be allocated for fuel imports for power generation in March, but the money has so far not received final approval.

  • alarabiya