New EU reconstruction aid package for Lebanon

New EU reconstruction aid package for Lebanon


The European Commission this week unveiled an aid package worth 42 million Euro (about USD 54 million) for rebuilding Lebanon following a 34-day devastating confrontation between Israel and Hezbollah fighters in the south of the country. European Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner said she would pledge the money at an international donor meeting on Lebanon to be held in Stockholm. The commission - which oversees joint aid efforts by the 25-nation European Union - said tha...


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