The Syrian-Qatari Holding Company (SQHC) plans to invest around USD 100 million in the construction of two sewage treatment stations, according to Hassan Mukayed, its CEO.
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) will part finance a project to rehabilitate the Damascus water supply system, according to Nawaf Al-Mhammel, legal counselor at KFAED.
Mirab, an Iranian engineering firm, has begun works on water sewage projects in the coastal region for a total contracts value of SYP 3 billion (USD 64 million).
Sabir, an Iranian contractor, has completed the digging of a 5km tunnel that is part of a wider project to irrigate the southern plains of the governorate of Aleppo with water from the Euphrates River.
Turkey, Iraq and Syria have agreed to set-up a joint water institute to cooperate on the sharing of their joint water resources, according to Turkish press reports.
The city of Damascus and its countryside are facing an annual water deficit of 40 million cubic metres, according to the Governor of Damascus Bishr al-Sabban.
The Malaysian Government has provided Syria with a concessionary loan to part finance the building of 23 sewage stations and 15 potable water stations in Damascus countryside.
The budget allocated to sewage projects is rising 600 percent in the current five year plan, according to Hamoud al-Hussein, the Minister of Housing and Construction.
Germany is providing a financial assistance of a total value of EUR 44 million to Syria.
Syria and Malaysia inked on Thursday an accord to build 20 stations to treat sewage water at a cost of USD 31 million in Damascus countryside.
In a further substantial donation to developing Syria’s ailing water supply network, Japan signed an agreement to award Syria USD 3.64 million, or 390 million Yen, to reconstruct tunnels bringing water into Damascus.
The Japanese government has granted USD 7m to Syria for a project to improve the water supply to Damascus.
A new SYP 957 million dam near Homs that will irrigate over 3,200 hectares of the Bakeea plain was inaugurated by Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Naji Otri on March 19.
The Japanese government, through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has granted USD 5.8m to finance the development of a hydrological and meteorological observation network in Syria known as the Water Resources Information Centre (WR...
The Military Housing establishment, the largest, and state-owned, civil contractor in Syria is starting works on a new dam on the Nahr al-Kabir al Shemali river in the north-east of Lattakia.


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