HEFEI, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- A total of
238 construction personnel from China Energy Engineering Group have
returned to Turkey to resume construction of the Hunutlu Thermal Power
Plant in the country's southern province of Adana, sources with the
company said Monday.
members from Anhui No.1 Electric Power Construction Co., Ltd. under
China Energy Engineering Group departed the eastern Chinese province
Anhui on Saturday and arrived in Turkey on Sunday. They had returned to
China for the Chinese New Year, but were unable to go back to Turkey due
to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the company.
company arranged a special team to facilitate the return of its staff
members as the construction project was affected due to the absence of
the working staff. The team helped the construction personnel apply for
visas, undergo nucleic acid tests and health checks, and equipped them
with medical supplies.
plant is a key project linking the China-proposed Belt and Road
Initiative with Turkey's "Middle Corridor." Upon completion, the plant
will have an installed capacity of 1,320 megawatts of electricity.