Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 47

19-November-2007

REGIONAL/SYRIA/TURKEY

Syria And Turkey Renew Electricity Agreement

The governments of Syria and Turkey on 8 November renewed their agreement for the supply of between 100mw and 400mw of electric power to the Syrian national grid. The new agreement will provide the Syrian grid with additional capacity to meet rising demand, according to the Syrian Minister of Electricity Ahmad al-'Ali. An official of the Turkish Electricity Company said that...