Syria, Iran to localize electrical technology in Syria

Syria and Iran signed on Saturday a Memo of Understanding (MoU)for developing and settling the electricity system in Syria and localizing technology electrical equipment industry in Syria.

Minister of Electricity Mohammad Zouhair Kharboutli and Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian signed the MoU. The MoU includes work on rebuilding the electricity system in Syria, localizing the electrical equipment industry and establishment of power generation plants and  transport and distribution networks.

It also includes joint investments and exchanging technical information for establishment of new forms of power generation and renewable energy plants.

The Memo also stressed work on enhancing the three-way electrical connection among Syria, Iran and Iraq.

Following the signing of the memo, the two Ministers stressed, in joint statements, the two countries’ intention to carry out the MoU as soon as possible, and continued efforts to develop and localize the technical and electrical equipment industry in a way that contributes to rebuilding the electricity system in Syria and achieving self-sufficiency.

Source: News Agencies