On Saturday, Lebanese Energy Minister Walid Fayed told Granthshala Arabic that reports of total power outages in the country were “exaggerated” and “the situation is no worse than it was before.”
Back-up generators – on which the country has long relied for power cuts that typically last three hours a day – began to ration electricity, with most of the cut supply being more than 12 hours a day. Is. Many people in Lebanon have stopped subscribing to generators because of skyrocketing electricity bills.
Meanwhile, Lebanese social media sparked an uproar over photos that showed Fayed on a popular Beirut beach on Saturday, while the country’s energy crisis made international headlines. Granthshala spoke to an eyewitness who confirmed the photos were authentic.
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