Prime Minister Najib Mikati chaired, at the Grand Serail on Tuesday, an extended meeting for the donor sides and international organizations, devoted to discussing the comprehensive solid waste management.
Among attendees, were also Environment Minister Nasser Yassin, Head of the Council for Development and Reconstruction Nabil Jisr, and a panel of representatives of ministries, embassies, and UN bodies.
“We are meeting here, at the Grand Serail, today, to discuss the strategic vision and aspirations the Ministry of Environment has drawn up for the comprehensive management of solid waste, in addition to the means of cooperation between local partners and the international community, to achieve [this vision], said the Prime Minister.
“Lebanon is in need of the international community’s cooperation to improve the management of this sector, especially amid the crises it is going through,” he added.
“We are looking forward to our international partners to stand by our side along this path,” he continued.
“We are looking forward to providing the required support for the local authorities,” he went on to say.
“We welcome any support our international partners can provide in that respect,” he concluded.