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Sidon mayor says city close to getting rid of dump

BEIRUT: Sidon’s Mayor Mohammad Saudi said Tuesday that the southern city was very close to getting rid of its notorious dump. He was speaking at a training workshop for the administrative committee in charge of a plan for the city’s urban development. Saudi praised “the efforts made to ensure the success of the workshop which is a step toward improving the city’s urban development,” adding that Sidon “deserves all attention because it is a city that blends the civilization of the past with the prospects of the future.” Saudi stressed that Sidon was nearing its “most important environmental achievement – getting rid of its waste dump.” He said that the dump was an environmental disaster that had exhausted the city, its residents and neighboring areas for over 40 years.

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 12, 2012, on page 4.

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