Syria, Iran to Enhance Economic, Trade Cooperation

TEHRAN- Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil discussed with Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi means to enhance mechanisms of economic, trade, financial and investment cooperation between Syria and Iran, SANA reported.

Al-Khalil heads the Syrian side of Syrian-Iranian Joint Ministerial Economic Committee. While Akhoundi heads the Iranian side.

Cham Wings Announces the Launch of the Damascus-Emirates Line in July

 Damascus- Al-Cham Aviation Company has announced that the launch of its direct flights to the United Arab Emirates of Dubai, al-Sharjah and Abu Dhabi will be next July.

 The Director of Business Development at Al -Cham Wings, Osama Sati’expressed in a statement his company’s satisfaction of the UAE side to operate directly whereas the passengers had to travel through Beirut and Kuwait.

 He pointed out that Syrian travelers had to travel to the UAE via Beirut, pay additional costs, waste time and carry long travel expenses.

Russian delegation discusses with Damascus countryside governorate projects of reconstruction

Damascus countryside - Governor of Damascus countryside Ala Ibrahim discussed Sunday with Dmitry Sablin, Coordinator of the Parliamentary Group for relation Affairs with Syrian people’s Assembly, prospects of cooperation in the fields of reconstruction and exchange of expertise to develop resources of Damascus countryside regions.

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed projects that would help push production process and reconstruction in the governorate and open the way for new work domains which could contribute to promoting the youth capabilities and increasing their expertise, SANA reported.

Khamis calls Russian companies to take part in reconstruction phase in Syria

Damascus - Prime Minister Imad Khamis has said that Syria is a fertile environment for investments, especially in light of the work on the issuance of an advanced investment law that provides all necessary facilitations, including the simplification of procedures.

Khamis remarks came during his meeting on Saturday with a Russian delegation headed by Dmitry Sablin who is head of the working group for the implementation of the agreement between the al-Baath Arab Socialist Party and the United Russia party and the coordinator of the State Duma’s group for relations with the Syrian parliament, SANA reported.

He renewed the call on the Russian companies to take part in the reconstruction phase and set up projects in various fields of infrastructure, building, industrial and tourist projects.

15 Countries Confirm Participation in the 60th Edition of Damascus International Fair

DAMASCUS- The number of countries which confirmed participation in the 60th edition of Damascus International Fair reached 15, and the number is expected to rise to 50 countries which expressed desire to participate through official or commercial participation and agents, Director of the General Establishment for Exhibitions and International Markets Fares Kartli has underscored, according to SANA.

Speaking to SANA, Kartli pointed out that about 236 foreign companies represented by Syrian agents will participate in the Damascus International Fair, beside the local companies.