Richard attends the delivery of five new electrical transmission stations to Arsal, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (The Daily Star/U.S. Embassy, HO)
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The U.S. will provide more support for Arsal to implement seven local developmental projects, U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard announced Monday at the opening of a new electricity project in the town.The electricity project is funded by the USAID and implemented through the foundation.The embassy statement said USAID has provided $100,000 to establish five new electrical transmission stations each with a capacity of 250 kilovolt-amperes, in order to convert and transfer electricity to 40 streets in Arsal.The power stations will serve 16,000 Lebanese, over 10,000 Syrian refugees, 2,300 houses, 480 shops and four schools, the statement said.
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