Syrian, Iranian Economic Talks

Damascus- Members of the boards of directors of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce, the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Tartous and Al-Raqqa discussed here with the delegation of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce means of cooperation between businessmen in both countries in economic and trade fields and ways of establishing joint investments.

During the meeting, President of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce, Ghassan Al-Qallaa affirmed the importance of enhancing trade and economic relations between Syria and Iran, activating the role of the Joint Business Council, setting up a Syrian-Iranian bank to facilitate trade exchange, expansion of joint exhibitions and exchange of businessmen visits.

For his part, Vice-President of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Economic and International Affairs, Dr. Mohammad Ali Dijmi, stressed the chamber's efforts to expand cooperation with Syrian businessmen and establish joint projects that serve the interests of the two friendly peoples, especially in light of unjust economic measures targeting the two countries, calling on Syrian businessmen to form a delegation to visit Iran and hold talks that serve joint interests.

According to figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics, the volume of trade exchange between Syria and Iran in 2017 was about 61 billion Syrian pounds.

 

Sh. Kh.