Energy minister: Iran ready to reconstruct damaged infrastructures in Syria


Tehran, July 26, IRNA – Energy Minister Majid Namju on Thursday voiced Iran’s readiness to help reconstruct infrastructures and installations damaged during recent unrests in Syria.

Namju made the remarks on the sidelines of a ceremony to sign a  memorandum of understanding (MoU) on expansion of energy cooperation between Iran and Syria.


The Islamic Republic of Iran will never leave Syria alone under hard times, he said.


The Syrian government has always backed the Islamic Republic of Iran and its people and therefore under such circumstances where the western countries are busy masterminding various plots in collaboration with terrorist groups to disrupt Syria’s calm and order, Iran fully backs the Damascus government and people and never leave them alone, he said.


It’s for a long time Iran has been cooperating with Syria in water and electricity sectors with many Iranian firms implementing various technical, development and economic projects in the country, he said.


Recent insurgency has damaged Syrian infrastructures installations and Iran has voiced readiness to help reconstruct those facilities, said the Iranian energy minister.


The role of Iranian private sectors is very prominent to this effect, he said.


Syrian Minister of Electricity Imad Khamis, for his part, expressed satisfaction with conclusion of the MoU with Iran and said Iranian companies play active role in his country. He called for expansion of mutual cooperation in industrial fields in Syria.


Syria seeks to benefit from Iran’s expertise to generate solar and wind energies, said the Syrian minister.



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