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Juicy contract, suspicious call for tenders — in the murky waters of Lebanon’s floating power plants (part I of II)

A contract made under opaque conditions between Lebanon and the Turkish company Karpowership was supposed to serve as a temporary solution to increase electricity supply. Eight years later, the contract has represented an exorbitant cost for the country

The Fatmagul Sultan, docked of the coast of Zouk. (Credit: AFP)