Water

08-03-2010
KfW, the German Development Bank, is providing EUR 50.2 million to finance the construction of a water sewage and network system in the Sayyida Zeinab district of Damascus.
25-01-2010
Syria’s General Establishment for Drinking Water and Sewerage will be concluding before the end of the year a SYP 1.8 billion project to provide drinkable water to 130,000 people in the region of Hassakeh.
18-01-2010
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will provide to Syria a loan of EUR 75.2 million to finance a water project in Damascus and its rural areas.
11-01-2010
Syria and Turkey signed on Thursday in Ankara a memorandum of understanding to build a dam on the Orontes River.
02-11-2009
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.
07-09-2009
Syrian, Turkish and Iraqi ministers met in Ankara on September 3 to discuss ways of increasing Turkish water supplies from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
29-06-2009
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has agreed to provide a grant to the Syrian Government for a water project.
22-03-2009
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).
14-12-2008
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.
17-03-2008
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.
05-02-2007
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.
27-11-2006
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.
03-08-2006
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.
03-02-2006
Germany is providing a financial assistance of a total value of EUR 44 million to Syria.
01-12-2005
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.

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