Aleppo, SANA – The Ministerial Committee in charge of following up on the reconstruction projects in Aleppo discussed on Monday the mechanisms for rehabilitating the eastern countryside of the province and improving the services and agricultural situation in preparation for the return of the people to their areas and villages.
Public Works and Housing Minister Hussein Arnous, who is the head of the Committee, said that the value of the total ratified and allocated contracts for reconstruction in Aleppo has so far amounted up to SYP 25 billion, making 50% of the total amount spent by the Reconstruction Committee at the level of the whole country, adding that the amount can be increased in accordance with the importance and need for the next phase.
He pointed out that the Committee approved allocating SYP 250 million to set up a base for providing and securing all agricultural production and irrigation supplies in the eastern countryside.
For his part, Governor of Aleppo Hussein Diab presented a detailed explanation of the total implemented projects and those that are still under construction to improve the service and living conditions in the city of Aleppo and the countryside and meet the needs of citizens and to facilitate their return as quickly as possible to their areas and villages.
M. al-Frieh/H. Said