Tripoli Port refuses to transport containers to Beirut for inspectionStaff Writer | February 16, 2019
Lebanon's Tripoli Port director Ahmad Tamer called upon customs authorities to refrain from sending containers from Tripoli to Beirut port for inspection.
Middle East Lebanon's Tripoli Port
Tamer told Xinhua that he does not know yet why customs authorities have ordered to do the required inspection work in Beirut port and there may be political motives behind this move.
"We are trying to get in touch with officials in Tripoli and the customs authorities in a bid to solve this issue," he said.
Attention is turning to the Tripoli port nowadays for the role that it can play in the reconstruction of Syria which has been torn by years of civil war. ■