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Turkey shares municipal expertise with Syrian engineers

The municipality of the Turkish city of Kilis held a training for Syrian engineers in Syria’s Euphrates Shield area to help develop municipal services.

ALEPPO, Syria — Turkey’s Kilis municipality held training sessions for a number of Syrian engineers in the Euphrates Shield area in the countryside of Aleppo from Aug. 3-6 at the headquarters of the Azaz local council. The training was held in cooperation with the Syrian Engineers Organization for Reconstruction and Development and the Shafaq Sham nongovernmental organization.

Twenty-five Syrian engineers from the Euphrates Shield area received free training in various fields, including the development of networks for sewage, water and electricity and methods of developing the municipal services sector. The training aims to transfer the expertise of the Turkish engineers in the municipal sector to Syrian engineers and contribute to the Euphrates Shield area’s future development with the support of the Turkish government.

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