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A delegation from India’s Tata Group visited Damascus in December, a rare case of a multinational company looking for business opportunities in Syria.


A delegation from an Indian company visited Damascus this week with a view to restart construction works on a power plant.


The attack last week of two large industrial concerns near Damascus highlights the persistent lack of security for people and businesses in areas only a few kilometres away from the Syrian capital.


During a visit of Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al-Muallem to New Delhi last week, the Indian Government reportedly promised a resumption of works on two large projects in Syria.


BHEL, the Indian engineering firm, has said that its sole project in Syria had come to a halt because of the deteriorating security conditions.


PEEGT is inviting consultancies to bid for the supervision of works at the Tishreen Power Plant, which involve a turnkey contract to add 400MW in capacity.


Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender for the construction and infrastructure works on the site the Indian company will build two 200MW turbines.


Syria’s Ministry of Electricity has awarded two new EPC projects that will add 1,050 MW in power capacity.


India is providing a concessionary loan of USD 240 million to Syria to part-finance the construction of a power plant by an Indian company.


The Syrian Cabinet has approved the award of a USD 466 million EPC contract for two new gas turbines at the Tishreen Power Station by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.


Mapna, or Iran Power Plant Projects Management Co., has begun construction works on a combined cycle plant at Tishreen Power Station.


India’ Bharat Heavy Electricals has announced that it had been awarded the USD 466 million contract to build the 400 MW extension of the Tishreen power plant.

Syria and India signed three economic agreements during the visit to New Delhi of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.