Capital Investment Programme

Plan Type: Sectoral Plan

Member State: Lebanon

Coverage Period: -

Document Language: English

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Capital Investment Programme

January 2018

The Capital Investment Programme (CIP) is a key pillar of the Government’s vision for stabilization and development against the background of the Syrian crisis and the effects this has had on Lebanon. It comprises new projects for infrastructure investment that will eliminate the gaps that exist between the demand and need for infrastructure services.

Pillars & Objectives

Pillar: Economic reforms
  • Meet the needs of a growing population and economy
  • Generate significant employment opportunities for a large and growing youth population and for displaced persons
  • Stimulate sustainable economic growth
Pillar: Infrastructure
  • Enhance the transport infrastructure
  • Enhance water and irrigation to supply all Lebanese areas
  • Enhance wastewater treatment
Pillar: Electricity
  • Reduce electricity costs
  • Reduce gaps and weaknesses in power supply
Pillar: Telecommunications
  • Respond to market needs with higher quality of services by using the future-proofed fiber optic technology and infrastructure and maximizing the use of the existing copper network
Pillar: Solid waste
  • Adopt solid waste treatment techniques that are more effective in economical, financial and technological terms
Pillar: Cultural heritage
  • Protect historical buildings and heritage sites
  • Rehabilitate archaeological sites and their surroundings
  • Establish and rehabilitate museums
  • Promote the role of the Ministry of Culture in raising cultural awareness and promoting arts in all regions through the establishment and development of national libraries, museums, theatre venues and cinemas, among others
Pillar: Infrastructure networks for industrial areas
  • Support enterprise development by creating favourable operating conditions