Alwaleed Bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation Launches Solar Energy Initiative For Schools In Lebanon’s West Bekaa

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Laila Al-Solh, the Vice President of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation, officially launched a solar energy initiative for five schools associated with the Development and Construction Association in Lebanon’s West Bekaa region. These schools cater to approximately 1,300 students and are situated in Al-Suwairi, Al-Qadiriyah, Berelias Al-Louis, and Kamed Al-Louz.


The inauguration event took place at Kamed Al-Luz School and was attended by notable figures such as Dr. Sheikh Ali Al-Ghazawi, the Mufti of Zahle and the Bekaa, former ministers Muhammad Rahhal and Muhammad Shuqair, Abdullah Najm, the president of the association, Wissam Nasbih, the mayor of the Western Bekaa, Nabil Al-Masry, the mayor of Rashaya, and various representatives from the judicial, religious, educational, and social sectors.


Muhammad Rahhal, the former Minister, commended the opening of the solar energy project, which was fully funded by the Alwaleed Bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation. Dr. Sheikh Ali Al-Ghazawi, the Mufti of Zahle and the Bekaa, expressed gratitude on behalf of the region’s residents for the Foundation’s support in ensuring the sustainability of education across these five schools.

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In her speech, Laila Al-Solh expressed her concerns about the challenges facing Lebanon in various areas, including the electricity sector, which has had a detrimental impact on multiple sectors.

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