Lebanon News

Paris mayor to follow up on Beirut museum project

BEIRUT: Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe arrived in Beirut Thursday to follow up on the ongoing work of Beit Beirut and its cultural center, part of an exchange of experiences program between the French and Lebanese capitals. 

According to Beirut Mayor Bilal Hamad, the Beirut Municipal Council launched the Beit Beirut project in the city’s Sodeco neighborhood a year and a half ago. 

Work on Beit Beirut should be finished in the spring of 2015, the mayor added. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 31, 2014, on page 4.




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