Sameh Fahmy, Egypt’s minister of petroleum discussed with the Syrian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Soufian El-Allaw the undergoing work progress in the Arab Gas Pipeline, during a meeting held in Cairo.
The two ministers focused on their joint talks on the achievements made in the third phase of pipeline, which extends from Jordanian-Syrian borders to Hems in the middle of Syria with a length of 324 km inside Syria.
El-Allaw announced that Syria is expected to execute the third phase of the Arab Gas Pipeline and the arrival of Egyptian Gas to the Syrian Teshreen Power Station during the fourth quarter of this year. The Syrian Minister declared that there is a significant cooperation between the two countries in training and rehabilitating Syrian technical cadres in Egyptian centers and training companies.

(MoP)