During his visit to Salyan district on August 10, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev participated in the ceremony of laying 220-kilowatt electric substation in Salyan.
It was mentioned in the ceremony that the substation will allow to upgrade the energy supply of Salyan and Belasuvar districts and become the part of the project for synchronization of energy systems of Azerbaijan and Iran, Trend reports.
The contractor general of the project is the Iranian Sunir, the subcontractor of which is the Azerbaijani AZENCO. The topographic, geological and geodesic works were carried out in the land selected for the construction.
The rorks are realized at the expense of the credit totaling $75 mln, 85% of which has allocated by the Iranian Bank for Export Cooperation and 15% - Azerbaijani government. The works will be completed in September 2007.