Monday, November 21, 2022

03:41

Caretaker Prime Minister: World Food Program to Allocate $5.4 Billion for Lebanon over 3 Years

Source: Reuters

The World Food Program has agreed to allocate $5.4 billion for aid to Lebanon over the next three years, Lebanese caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday, following a meeting with the agency’s country director.

Mikati said the aid would be split, with half going to Lebanese and the other half to Syrian refugees, more than 1 million of whom live in Lebanon.

The WFP’s Lebanon office could not immediately be reached for comment.

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