Middle East Economic Survey


No 49



Fattah Announces Plan For Iran-Syria Electric Power Grid

Iranian Minister of Energy Parviz Fattah told reporters on 29 November that he and visiting Syrian Minister of Electricity Ahmad al-Ali had agreed to pursue a plan to link the electric power networks of both countries by means of a distribution grid involving Turkey and Iraq. He said a meeting was planned between representatives of the four countries during a forthcoming visit by an...