Rehabilitation of Deir Ezzor industrial zone continued…168 facilities return to service

Deir Ezzor, SANA-With the return of 168 industrial facilities and crafts, and after the rehabilitation of most of the facilities and infrastructure, life and production began to return to the industrial zone in Deir Ezzor.

Deir Ezzor industrial zone has been out of service since 2012 and has been affected by vandalism and destruction as a result of terrorism.

An integrated action plan has been drawn up to revitalize and rehabilitate the industrial zone in the province, in cooperation between the city council, service departments, and international organizations operating in Syria, Head of Deir Ezzor City Council, Engineer Jarir Kaka khan says.

According to Kaka khan, the completed works include removing rubble and rehabilitating the two sewage networks for a distance of 1,000 meters, and the water network for a distance of 4,000 meters, installing 30 solar lighting poles, and setting up a police station in the middle of the industrial zone.

He pointed out that the plan includes the installation of communication and electrical networks.

Deir Ezzor City Council has also opened the road between Ghassan Aboud roundabout and al-Sina’a neighborhood to facilitate access to the industrial zone, which will complete its rehabilitation work completely, and all the services it needs will be provided.

In turn, Head of Deir Ezzor Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Louai Muhaimed, said that work is underway to rehabilitate several facilities in the region by their owners, in preparation for their reopening, adding that, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), 80 facilities have been rehabilitated in the region.

A number of owners of industrial facilities praised the work done, indicating that the reopening of their facilities within the industrial area allows them to practice their work more comfortably than inside the city.

Manar Salameh/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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