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Najjar signs transport fee hike

Jul 16

 Najjar signs transport fee hike

NNA - Minister of Public Works and Transportation, Michel Najjar, on Wednesday said in a press conference that he had signed decision 1/261 on the new transport fees in all Lebanese regions.

The Minister said that the decision took into account the interests of the transportation sector, as well as those of citizens.

He noted that the transport sector was a vital vein linking the Lebanese, not to mention constituted a lever for Lebanon's economy.

He hoped for an immediate exit from the prevailing crisis, noting that the aforementioned decision was taken on scientific basis after the formation of a committee comprising of the ministries of public works and economy, as well as unions concerned.