Khamis meets industrialists in al-Qaboun area, enhancing investments discussed


Damascus - Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Wednesday met a number of industrialists in al-Qaboun area to listen to their demands to set solutions that take into consideration preserving public and private properties of the facilities’ owners in framework of developing the area in terms of regulations and investments, SANA reported.

The meeting was held in presence of Minister of Local Administration and Environment Hussein Makhlouf, Minister of Public Works and Housing Hussein Abdul-Latif and Chairman of the Board of Damascus Chamber of Industry Samer al-Dibis and about 50 industrialists.

Participants in the meeting agreed on classifying the factories and facilities in the area by Damascus Chamber of Industry into those which are ready to be put into service and start production and those which are partially destroyed and whose owners are willing to rehabilitate them and the factories and facilities which are completely destroyed whose owners are willing to rebuild them.

 A teamwork for studying the reality of these facilities was formed under the supervision of Prime Minister Khamis to study the situation of these facilities and provide the substitute work mechanism for all of those who are willing to work.

The meeting also agreed on forming an engineering team  participate to set an ideal   regulatory vision for the area that take into consideration the investment and aesthetical sides.

Premier Khamis called upon the governors of Damascus and its countryside to accelerate the process of rehabilitating water networks, sewage system and electricity in the area to allow industrialists to start the reconstruction of their facilities and to prepare the machines to the reproduction in this area.