Lebanon Energy Sector Reforms Program (WB-P170506)

  • Lebanon
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 27, 2019
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Ministry of Energy and Water
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  • Energy
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 500.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,009.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Apr 16, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 4, 2019

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the program objective is to improve the operational, commercial and financial performance of the power sector, and strengthen the governance of Electricite du Liban.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Name : Sameh I. Mobarek
Designation : Senior Energy Specialist
Role : Team Leader(ADM Responsible)
Telephone No : 5367+2913
Email : smobarek@worldbank.org 

Name : Ani Balabanyan
Designation : Lead Energy Specialist
Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 458-2277
Email : abalabanyan@worldbank.org 

Name : Tu Chi Nguyen
Designation : Energy Economist
Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 5220+82100
Email : tnguyen19@worldbank.org 

Ministry of Energy and Water

Implementing Agency:
Electricite du Liban
Contact : Kamal Hayek
Title : General Manager
Telephone No : 9613497801
Email : pdg@edl.gov.lb 


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