Iran to establish new power plant in Syria’s Lattakia

Syria and Iran signed an agreement on Tuesday (October 2nd) to establish a gas power plant in the coastal city of Lattakia.

“The Syrian and Iranian sides signed a timetable to applying the power station project with a capacity of 540 megawatts. The project will start next year after provisioning materials, supplies and spare parts.” SANA news agency reported.

The agreement concludes setting up the first gas group for the project within 18 months, the second group within 24 months and the third steam group within 34 months in parallel with the implementation of the 70 km gas line feeding the project.

The agreement was signed in the presence of the Minister of Electricity, Eng. Mohammad Zuhair Kharbotli, the Syrian ambassador in Tehran, Dr. Adnan Mahmoud, and the Iranian Energy Minister, Reza Ardkanian.

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