PM chairs meeting on public and private banks' policies

DAMASCUS, (S.T)_The Monday's cabinet meeting focused on opinions and mechanisms that aims at drawing up directives of banking and economic sectors in the current circumstances.

Topped the meeting's agenda were:economic effect on valid profitrate, and how to benefit from the liquidity available in public banks as regards funding economic projects and imports, as well as improving banking services.

The Central Bank of Syria (CBS) was delegated to amend the decision No.597 related to debts.

Prime Minister, Dr.Wael al-Halaqi ,asserted the importance of integration between all economic sectors to back national economy and confront the ongoing challenges that face Syria.

The meeting's attendees were: Presidency Affairs , Finance, Economy and Foreign Trade Ministers, the Cabinet's Secretary, the CBS's Governor, Premier's Advisor for Banking and Monetary Affairs, public banks' Directors, some private banks' Directors, head of the Planning Commission, head of the Syrian Federation of Chambers of Commerce  and representatives of Damascus Industry Chamber .