Means of boosting Syrian-Chinese cooperation discussed

Damascus, SANA – Means of boosting bilateral cooperation between Syria and China in power and energy sectors were discussed Saturday during a meeting between Electricity Minister Mohammad Zuhair Kharboutli and Chinese Ambassador in Damascus Qi Qianjin.

The meeting focused on the possibility of the Chinese companies to take part in rehabilitating Aleppo power generation plant which was damaged due to the repeated terrorist attacks and providing urgent solutions to meet the city’s requirements of electricity through importing movable generators.

The two sides agreed on sending technical cadres to be trained and enrich their expertise, not to mention benefiting from the Chinese companies to improve the work of power system.

Kharboutli expressed gratitude to China for granting USD 12 million to provide necessary electricity equipment.

In turn, the Chinese ambassador underlined the importance of strengthening Chinese-Syrian relations and enhancing trade exchange in all fields, emphasizing the Chinese companies’ willingness to participate in the reconstruction process in Syria.

R. Raslan / Ghossoun

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