Syrian Prime Minister Inaugurates Zayzun Power Plant
Syrian Prime Minister Mahmud al-Zubi on 25 June officially inaugurated the 348-MWZayzun power station near the town of Idlib in northwest Syria. The plant, which comprisesthree 128-MW gas/oil-fired turbines, was built by the Fiat group of Italy under a contractsigned in 1994 (MEES, 24 January 1994). The cost of the project was estimated atthe time at $120mn and SL280mn in local currency. A loan of $100mn for...