Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
January 16, Tuesday 2018 2:44 PM       

       HEADLINES: DYFI activist hacked in Thiruvananthapuram                                              Gita Gopinath’s economic advices must be carefully approached: CPI                                              Udayamperoor Neethu murder case: Accused found hanging                                              ‘Joker’ like Uzhavoor is not needed for NCP: Mani C Kappan                                              Vigilance registers FIR against Thomas Chandy                                              SC judge in Loya case breaks down during meeting with CJI                                              SC crisis seems unresolved, will take couple days to settle: AG                                              CJI sets new five-Judge constitution bench, sans four SC judges                                              Couple arrested after 13 brothers and sisters held captive                                              Palestinian leaders vote to suspend recognition of Israel                                              Pak provides safe sanctuaries to terrorists: MQM                                              Centurion Test: Rain halts play on third day                                              Khelo India's official anthem released                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       WORLD Next Article: Rahul Gandhi visits Tesla, Sun Power research facility in US  
       Iran inks deals to repair Syria's war-hit power grid
 
         Posted on :23:45:53 Sep 13, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:23:45:53 Sep 13, 2017
         Tags: Iran inks deals to repair Syria's war-hit po
 
Tehran: Tehran has signed several agreements with its ally Damascus to improve the production and distribution of electricity in war-ravaged Syria, officials in Iran and Syrian state media said today.
 
The deals were signed in Tehran by Syrian Electricity Minister Mohammed Zuhair Kharboutli and Sattar Mahmoudi, the acting head of Iran's energy ministry, the sources said.
 
Mahmoudi, in statements published on the ministry's website, said the deals to rebuild Syria's electricity infrastructure damaged during the country's six-year war were worth "several hundred million euros (dollars)".
 
The agreements involved "equipment, the network and power plants", he said, adding that Iranian firms were ready to carry out the work and that the Iranian government would support them.
 
Syrian state news agency SANA said one deal involved the construction of a 450-megawatt power plant in the coastal province of Latakia, home to President Bashar al-Assad's clan and regime bastion.
 
Other deals stipulate the rehabilitation of power stations in Aleppo, Homs and Banias.
 
In May Kharboutli said the Damascus government had supplied 97 per cent of the country's electricity needs before the war erupted in 2011.
 
That proportion is now down to 27 per cent because of the shortage of fuel, he said, adding that before the conflict Syria had generated 49 billion kilowatts per hour compared with just 19 billion now.
 
Iran is the key political, military and financial backer of the Assad government, and has sent to Syria military advisers and volunteers to help in the fight against rebels and jihadists.
 
In January Iran signed several deals with Syria to build a mobile phone network, a petrol terminal and have the right to operate phosphate mines in Sharqiya, south of the ancient city of Palmyra.
A A
       WORLD
Next Article: Rahul Gandhi visits Tesla, Sun Power research facility in US
 
 
WORLD HEADLINES
Pak provides safe sanctuaries to terrorists: MQM  
Palestinian leaders vote to suspend recognition of Israel  
Couple arrested after 13 brothers and sisters held captive  
Qatar denies intercepting Emirati plane  
I am not a racist: Trump  
'Palestine being offered Abu Dis as capital'  
'Wrong button' sparked 38 minutes of panic in Hawaii  
'S***HOLE', p**p emojis projected on Trump DC Hotel  
Pak foreign minister threatens India of nuke attack  
Trump allegedly paid porn star $164,000 to hush up their affair  
Adopted Indian girl's father charged with murder  
16 suspects arrested in Balochistan raids  
S Korea to install artificial reefs with N Korea  
Saudi women enter stadium for first time to watch soccer  
China's proposed new Silk Road hit by political, financial hurdles  
Trump signals good relationship with Kim Jong Un  
Netanyahu to embark on a six-day visit to India  
Blatant racism from xenophobic bigot: Twitter calls out Trump for his remark  
US issues advisory to Americans against visiting Russia  
Myanmar military admits killing 10 Rohingyas  
NATO offers to import through Gwadar Port: Pak  
Pak, Afghan must end terror menace on Durand Line: EFSAS study  
Mumbai attacks plotter Saeed incited jihad in UK in 1990s: BBC  
UK army seeks recruits by offering emotional support  
Pak journo working for Indian news channel escapes abduction bid  
 
Do you think Sreejith issue will get politicised if he continues strike, despite CM's assurance for action?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy