Constructional works for power plant in Lattakia launched

The Minister of Electricity Mohammmad Zuheir Kharbotli announced on Tuesday that constructional works preparing for the infrastructure of a power generation station at al-Rasteen village in Lattakia countryside has started. The MAPNA Group of Iran will carry out the project.

The project consists of three generating sets, two of them gas and the third is steam with a total capacity of 540 Mega Watt and a total cost of 213 billion SYP on a 400 dunms plot. The project will be executed in 3 years.

This project reflects the excellent and incessant cooperation between the Syrian and Iranian sides. The station will support the electrical system in Syria which in turn will meet the increased demand on electricity.

Inas Abdulkareem