Electricity Minister: Cooperation with Russia in rebuilding phase top priority

Moscow, SANA- Electricity Minister, Mohammad Zuhair Kharboutli, stressed that cooperation with Russian institutions and companies in rebuilding phase in Syria constitutes top priority.

In a statement to SANA correspondent upon his arrival in Moscow on Sunday, Kharboutli said that his visit came to complete the meetings held in Sochi and Damascus between the Syrian-Russian Joint Committees with the aim of enhancing and deepening the relations between the two countries for the establishment and implementation of projects in reconstruction phase.

The minister clarified that the most important projects will include rehabilitating and re-operating Aleppo Thermal Power Plant, through rehabilitating the three (second, third and fourth) units with a capacity of 600MW, and implementing the two steam stations with a capacity of 700 MW in Mhardeh Power Plant and two steam stations with a capacity of 700 MW in Tishreen thermal power plant in addition to setting up a power plant in Deir Ezzor Province.

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