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Industrial production in Uzbekistan is growing

Uzbekistan is a country with a developed industry. Forty percent of production and more than a million people are engaged in this sector of economy. The share of the sector in making the country’s GDP makes up 14 percent. Leading sectors of the industry are: cotton cleaning, machine building, textile, …

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Damascus blackout after gas lien hit

 Syria’s electricity minister said an attack on one of the gas lines at Deir Ali station led to an electricity outage that affected the capital Damascus, its outskirts and other areas, and that repair work is ongoing, the state news agency (SANA) reported on Friday. The Minister also told state …

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Nasrallah wants Iranian oil to solve fuel crisis

In a speech seen as an act of defiance against the Lebanese state and the US, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Wednesday insisted that Lebanon should be “negotiating with Iran to buy gasoline and diesel with the Lebanese currency if Lebanon’s shortages persist.” Seemingly unconcerned about the possibility that this …

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$200 million loan to fight power shortages in Lebanon

Michel Aoun

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun approved an exceptional loan of up to 300 billion Lebanese pounds ($200 million) on Monday for the state electricity company to import fuel for generation before supplies run out, an official statement said. Lebanon is mired in a financial crisis, caused by a mountain of debt built …

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DEWA organises business forum with France

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has organised the second France-DEWA Business Forum, in collaboration with the French Business Council in Dubai and the Northern Regions and Business France, to strengthen cooperation with French institutions and companies. The theme of the conference was ‘Future of Energy and Innovation’. Saeed …

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In the new phase of Uzbekistan-Afghanistan relations

In May 2019, Tashkent introduced a trade area between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan that will operate on the Afghan-Uzbekistan frontier at the Termez Cargo Center terminal. The trade area promises speedy processing of documentation from and to Afghanistan for products. This unprecedented move towards closer trade ties between Tashkent and Kabul …

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Khalifa Fund helping Yemen generate electricity

The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation yesterday signed an agreement with the Electricity and Energy Ministry of the Republic of Yemen to implement a power plant in Aden at a cost of US$100 million. The agreement is part of the continuous programme implemented by the UAE to support the …

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UAE mulls cancelling energy subsidies

The UAE is considering removing all forms of gas and electricity subsidies in the future, the energy minister said on Monday. Speaking during a panel discussion on the Global Energy Transformation at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week conference in the capital, Suhail Mohammad Faraj Al Mazroui, Minister of Energy and …

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