Syria wins five bronze medals and five certificates of appreciation at the Asia-Pacific Olympiad for Mathematics

The Syrian Scientific Olympiad team won five bronze medals and five certificates of appreciation in the Asia-Pacific Olympiad for Mathematics competitions. The results of the competitions which were organized by Indonesia via the Internet on March 11with the participation of about fifty countries,  were announced today.

The Excellence and Creativity Authority stated in a statement that the bronze medals as well as the certificates of appreciation were won by Secondary School students from Damascus, Aleppo and Tartous. 

“ Time for Nature” Campaign in Lattakia on World Environment Day

“ We can’t be healthy in an unhealthy environment. It is in our own best interest to contribute intently and effectively to preserve the natural world as much as we can. It is everyone’s responsibility to take care of the environment to make this planet a wonderful place to live on ” Miss Rawan Al-Issa Head of the Environment club at the Peacemakers civil Society association in Lattakia province said in an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

Every year the world celebrates  World Environment Day  on the 5th  of June - a day  dedicated to focusing efforts of the governments, businesses and citizens on pressing environmental issues.

The environment club at the Peace Makers civil society association has launched a campaign  on social media  under the world slogan  “ Time for nature” .

Syria's Ambassador to the Tehran University of Medical Sciences Jowel Makdisi

Jowel Makdisi is Syria's Ambassador to Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) As the Syrian woman has proven herself strongly inside her country in the most difficult conditions, she was also able to create a distinguished position for her on the international scene, as she works to convey the image of the struggling genuine Syrian people to every place in the world. Her love for her country dominates her heart, wherever she goes. Her goal is to convey the image of the homeland to the world, so that it can see Syria as it is, the land of civilization and love. Today, from Iran, Dentist Dr. Jowel Carlo Makdisi shows a model of the educated Syrian woman who, along with her scientific excellence in medicine, has proven herself to be the daughter of ancient genuine Syrian civilization. She introduced the Iranian and international community to Syria and its society, customs, traditions and folklore. She was indeed a good ambassador for her country, as she was granted the title of Syria's Ambassador to Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) by her university due to her many distinguished participations in international conferences in addition to the  exhibits  and festivals that were held in the name of Syria and her university.

Citizens of Quneitra and Golan: Terrorist war and economic blockade will not affect, but increase commitment to Homeland

Quneitra, (ST)_Citizens of Quneitra and Golan affirmed that the years-long terrorist war launched by the US administration on Syria and the economic war on the livelihood of the Syrians under the so-called “Caesar act” will not affect, but increase their commitment to  their homeland.
A gathering in the town of Khan Arnabeh in Quneitra was held as participants stressed the that the Syrian people who foiled dozens of the American plots in the past will foil today the so-called “Caesar act” that targets the Syrian citizens in their livelihood and medicine.
The participants stressed that the attempts of the US and its allies to strike the Syrian economy through manipulation of the currency exchange rate will be doomed to failure.

Syria asserts Jeffrey's remarks prove US Administration's responsibility for Syrian people's suffering

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Syria has underscored that the United States views  the region through the eyes of Israel because the demands of the U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey are old and renewed Israeli demands to have hegemony over the region.  
In a statement released today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Syria asserted that the U.S. policy blatantly violates human rights and international humanitarian law.