Egypt's ambassador to Beirut Yasser Elwi during his visit to the port of Tripoli on Thursday (Photo: Egyptian Embassy in Beirut)
Egypt’s Arab Contractors Company has won a bid to develop Tripoli port and its facilities, Egypt’s Ambassador to Lebanon Yasser Elwi announced on Thursday.
The ambassador made the announcement during his visit to the port in north Lebanon, where he was received by head of the port Ahmed Hatem and a number of senior Lebanese officials.
He added that this step reflects Egypt’s keenness on supporting Lebanon on all levels, especially developing its ports.
This will be followed by a number of projects to enhance Egypt’s economic presence in Lebanon, especially in the fields of technology and expertise exchange in Tripoli city, the ambassador added.
Hatem hailed Egypt for providing financial and technical aid to the Lebanese port sector after the blast that destroyed Beirut port in 4 August 2020.