Public sector salaries, wages and related benefits totaled $628.9 million in the first quarter of 2012, constituting a decline of 10.7% from the same last year quarter, according to figures issued by the Ministry of Finance. The ministry attributed the drop to a 7.3% decrease in basic salaries and a 55.7% decline in allowances. Indemnities increased by 2%.
STRATEGIES & PLANS
A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.