BEIRUT: Beirut-based BUTEC Company intends to file a lawsuit against the Energy Ministry for what it terms a violation of an earlier agreement to allow its Spanish partner company to build a power plant in Deir Ammar near Tripoli, the head of the firm said Wednesday.
This measure has further irked both BUTEC and its Spanish partner ABENER, which refuses to take part in a new tender.
According to Younis, both BUTEC and ABENER offered a price of $.
The head of BUTEC rejected the claims of the Energy Ministry that they have limited funds for the project.
It added that Bassil has asked BUTEC and ABENER to lower the first offer it made to $502 million or he will be compelled to ask the Cabinet to launch a new tender.