Syria, Lebanon to implement
electricity network sharing
Lebanon-Syria, Economics, 8/15/2005
Syria and Lebanon discussed Sunday the joint cooperation
and implementation of in the electricity network
During a meeting with Lebanese Minister of Energy Mohammed Fneish, Electricity
Minister Moneib Sa'em al-Dahr described the cooperation between the two states
in field of electricity energy as "productive and it brings benefit to both
Syrian and Lebanese people." "Syria has been committed to every item in every
agreement particularly of this agreement with Lebanon," the minister said.
Meantime, al-Thawra daily said Sunday about supplying Lebanon with electricity
that the General-Director of the Sextet Electricity Grid Project Majid al-Omareen
said "the project has reached final stages, the cost of the project inside
the Syrian land reached $ 2 million.
The project aimed at decreasing costs of establishing power generating plants
and saving the primary reserve of electricity, as well as to guarantee the
feed for the linking networks during emergency conditions in Syria and Lebanon.