Fakyani: The volume of the total spaces by the participating countries increasing

DAMASCUS-The Director General of the General Organization for International Exhibitions and Markets (OIEM), Ghassan Fakyani, said in a statement to local press that preparations for the success of the Damascus International Fair are continuing at the level of the OIEM through the completion of maintenance works and logistics services related to providing infrastructure that achieves the ground for the success of the fair. At the same time, the public bodies complete their procedures regarding the reservations, materials and products that they intend to participate in the largest economic and social event that has been going on for decades.

However, the demonstration of last and the current years are gaining specialty in its success because it takes place under conditions of war in addition to the unfair economic sanctions and the siege imposed on Syria. This success is, therefore, born out of the womb of this suffering, which emphasizes the cohesion of the economic, social and service structure of the components of the national economy in all its components.

“The volume of support provided by the government to ensure this success confirms the high economic identity of the Damascus International Fair between international economic events, in addition to the size of international participation, especially friendly countries,” he added.

The volume of the total spaces reserved by the participating countries was increased while the level of local participation exceeded 86 thousand square meters. This figure can be increased in the coming days, especially since there are correspondences with other countries and destinations will fix their participation later, Mr. Fakyani added.

In response to our question about the marketing activities accompanying the far, Mr. Fakayani stressed that it is related to the participating public and private companies and parties and the OIEM will provide all required facilities including logistics, infrastructure and other services to the success of any marketing work benefiting both those parties and the exhibition organization through the financial output that could be achieved as a result of marketing actions and this is a decisive matter for us, specially to an establishment sponsors the success of this economic event.

The most important activity in the work of the OIEM, which is no less important than this event, is the activity of organizing specialized exhibitions, which have increased to 35 ones, organized on the ground city and in the provinces also, and under the direct supervision of the General Organization for Exhibitions, most of them were in the field of food industries, pharmaceuticals, construction products, cement, construction, infrastructure, real estate investment, development, communications technology, automobiles and others. Other events will be organized later after the completion of the current Damascus International Fair whether on the grounds of the fairgrounds or in the provinces.


Sh. Kh.