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Municipalities to receive 2015 funds from the Government
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The Council of Ministers has agreed to distribute the 2015 revenues of the Municipal Fund, totaling $350 million, to municipalities and unions of municipalities.

Mount Lebanon will receive the highest share of dues, $80 million, followed by Beirut, $39 million.

Unions of municipalities will receive $42 million of the total. The Union of Fayhaa Municipalities will receive the highest share of dues, $2.5 million. The unions of municipalities in Tyr and Shkif will receive the second highest share.

Another $29 million will be used for diverse development projects across all municipalities.

The following table exhibits the value of municipal dues per governorate, caza, and caza capital.


Beirut
CazaValue ($ million)Caza capitalValue ($ million)
Beirut39Beirut39
Mount Lebanon
Baabda17Baabda-Loueizeh1
Jbeil6Jbeil1
Shouf12Beiteddine0.13
Aley9Aley1.1
Kesrouan11Jounieh-Haret Sakhr2.7
Metn27Jdeide-Bauchrieh-Al Sad3.4
North Lebanon
Tripoli15Tripoli12.6
Batroun3.6Batroun0.5
Bcharri2.4Bcharri0.8
Zgharta4Zgharta-Ehden1.2
Koura3.8Amioun0.4
Minieh-Danniyeh7Minieh1.4
Akkar
Akkar17Halba0.5
Bekaa
Zahle11.4Zahle-Maalka-Taanayel4.6
West Bekaa5.5Jeb Jennine0.4
Rachaya3Rachaya0.38
Baalbek Hermel
Baalbek17Baalbek2.2
Hermel2.5Hermel1.4
South Lebanon
Saida11.6Saida4.3
Jezzine3Jezzine-Ain Majdalin0.6
Tyr12Tyr2
Nabatieh
Nabatieh9Nabatieh1.4
Bint Jbeil9Bint Jbeil1.3
Hasbaya3Hasbaya0.5
Marjayoun7Jdeidet Marjaayoun0.4

Reported by Rania Ghanem
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Date Posted: Oct 28, 2016