Prime Minister Saad Hariri visits the Chamber Of Commerce Industry & Agriculture Of Tripoli, on April 30, 2018. (The Daily Star/ Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Prime Minister Saad Hariri unveiled a seven-point plan aimed to drive Tripoli out of its "economic deterioration and marginalization," during an afternoon visit Monday to the northern city's chamber of commerce.Tripoli has the potential to put Lebanon "back on the map of foreign and domestic investment," Hariri said, before discussing the different areas targeted by the developmental plan, a statement from the premier's office reported.In the general investment plan, Hariri said $150 million was allocated for the port expansion, $90 million will go to establishing a railway line linking Tripoli to the Syrian borders, and $100 million was designated to rehabilitate and operate Tripoli's Rene Moawad Airport, which stopped operating in 1989 .
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