Tehran province Vice Chairman of Mass-Housing Constructors Association Iraj Rahbar,has announced signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Iran and Syria for the construction of 200,000 residential units in the Syrian capital Damascus.
Speaking on the occasion of Engineer’s Day, he said, “exporting technical and engineering services to neighboring countries is the main aim of the Association, so that this trend should be strengthened.”
“In our recent trip to Syria along with First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri and Mohammad Eslami, Minister of Roads and Urban Development, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between Iran and Syria for constructing 200,000 residential units in this Arab country,” he added.
According to the plans, Iran will build 200,000 residential houses in Syria in the form of multifamily residential complexes, mainly in the capital Damascus, he said.
He went on to say that the Syrian government prefers Iranian companies and contractors to take construction activities in Syria.
Last month, Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri traveled to Syria heading a political and business delegation, during which the two sides inked 11 agreements.