The union of gas canister distributors, Farid Zainoun, has called for a rise in tariffs, indicating that the parity rate to which they are subject is still 1507 LL / USD. He therefore calls on the Ministry of Energy to take into account an increase in tariffs based on an exchange rate of 2400 LL / USD due to the deterioration in the value of the Lebanese pound on the local market and associated costs. like those of transport.
Thus, the union would have asked for an increase in tariffs, 2 months ago without a response so far and calls the outgoing Minister of Energy, Raymond Ghajar for dialogue, failing which a first demonstration will be scheduled this Monday in front of the ministry. energy before a call for a general strike, if necessary.