NNA – Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla announced that the timetable for supplying Lebanon with Egyptian natural gas in cooperation with Jordan and Syria remains flexible, indicating that there are only procedural issues, according to what “Russia Today” quoted Egyptian media as saying.
On the sidelines of the Egypt Petroleum Exhibition “EGYPS” today, in a clarification on the date of pumping Egyptian gas to Lebanon, the minister said: “We want to send gas to Lebanon. The schedule is flexible, because this depends on other parties.”
He added: “We have agreed on technical and financial matters, and the technical work is supposed to be completed at the end of February… The issue is a matter of procedures, and there are no obstacles in front of us.”
He continued, “We are working with the World Bank, the United States and Lebanon, and the negotiations are going well.”