Lattakia, SANA- Some 800 electrical power transformers with various capacities and 60 kilometer long electric cables arrived in the port of Lattakia on Wednesday as a grant to Syria from the People’s Republic of China.
Head of the Electricity Directorate in Lattakia, Eng. Nazih Maarouf, said that 118 containers arrived in Lattakia port including a range of power transformers of various capacities and distribution transformers, in addition to cables.
He pointed out the grant is well–timed given its importance during the stage of reconstruction and rehabilitation, especially that the electricity sector in Syria suffered significant losses during the past years as a result of terrorist attacks.
He said that this equipment will help enhance the stability of electricity during the coming winter, improve the reality of the electrical network and address the weakness of power in a large number of areas.
For his part, Charge d’affaires at the Chinese Embassy in the Syrian Arab Republic said that the friendship between Syria and China is very solid and deep-rooted; adding that China will exert additional efforts to develop bilateral friendship relations in the future and will do what it takes to help the Syrian people.