syria/east Mediterranean 

Mapna Wins Contract To Build Syrian Power Plant

Syria has awarded Iranian engineering company Mapna a contract to build a 470mw combined cycle plant in the city of Suwaidiya, south of Damascus. Mapna’s Managing Director Abbas Ali Abbadi told the Iranian media that construction of the project will take some 28 months, with completion expected by mid-2014. Mapna is involved in building two other power plants in Syria – a 450mw combined cycle plant...