Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Water Resources and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to execute a project for drawing drinking water from local sources to al-Salamiah city in Hama.
The project is worth USD 1.5 million.
Minister of Water Resources Kamal al-Shaikha underlined the importance of cooperation between the ministry and AKDN, expressing the ministry’s readiness to offer all facilitations to execute joint projects in water sector.
For his part, AKDN Resident Representative in Syria Mohamed Saifo said the network is committed to implementing the project on schedule and according to the approved technical specifications.
The project includes digging three wells, supplying them with equipment and linking them to the desalination and treatment stations.
Minister al-Shaikha also toured Qatana Water Station in Damascus Countryside.
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