16 April 2010, Friday, 10:49

Rail Sarbaev: Bashkortostan is open for economic cooperation with Syria

author: news-service of Government RB

The visit of the official delegation RB, headed by the Prime-Minister of Government RB Rail Sarbaev, to Syrian Arab Republic is over. Within the frames of the visit the members of the delegation have held meetings with the Russian Ambassador in Syria Sergey Kirpichenko, with the Vice-Premier of Syrian Government Abdullah Dardari, with the General Director of the Syrian State Oil Corporation Ali Abbas and with the General Director of the Syrian Oil Company Omar Hamad.

Talking to Abdullah Dardari Rail Sarbaev mentioned the technological and technological potential of Bashkortostan allowed establishing joint ventures both on the territory of Bashkortostan and on the territory of Syria. Bashkortostan is the attractive and reliable region for investments and in this respect the rate of the Republic is higher than that of Russia in a whole. Besides, as the Vice-Premier of Syria underscored, the experience of Bashkortostan can be successfully used for modernization of Syrian industry, especially in the sphere of oil processing and power engineering.

The corporation “URALTECHNOSTROY” already managed to reach Syria and launch its own production there. Specialists from Ufa won the first tender and signed the contract with the Syrian Oil Company for reconstruction of the deposit Tell-Addas in the northern provinces of Syria. Presentation of the contract has taken place during the visit of the governmental delegation RB. The second tender for the sum of 130 million USD is the next in turn.

“Direct communication is a half of success for realization of large projects” – the experts in innovational sphere say.