Syria Participates in the Meetings of the Arab-Italian Chamber

Rome-Damascus Chamber of Commerce took part in the meetings of the Board of Directors and General Assembly of the Arab-Italian Chamber and the Forum of Economic Cooperation between the Arab States and Italy in Rome.

 In his speech before the meeting of the Chamber representing the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce, the chairman of Damascus Countryside Chamber of Commerce Waseem Qattan stressed the need to develop cooperation between the Arab Chamber of Italy and the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce and raise the volume of trade exchange and expand the economic relations between Syria and Italy.

President of Crimea in Damascus for Talks on Trade and Economic Cooperation

DAMASCUS, (ST)-President of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov, visiting Syria, discussed with Syrian officials the steps and agreements on the basis of which economic relations between the two countries will be built.

President Aksyonov and the accompanying delegation, which comprised a number of ministers, head of companies and some advisors, held two rounds of talks with Syrian officials during which the two sides agreed on establishing a "Syrian trading house in the Republic of Crimea"  as well as a joint maritime fright company. They also agreed on facilitating financial and banking procedures between the two countries.

The possibility of creating partnerships in the areas of tourism, hotel training, culture, oil, agriculture, construction and building were also discussed during the talks besides the facilitations that can be offered to the Syrian traders and industrialists in Crimea.

Syrian, Iranian Businessmen to Establish Productive Partnerships and Investment Cooperation

Damascus- On the sidelines of the Reconstruction Exhibition (Emaar 4), Damascus Chamber of Industry and the General Organization for Free Zones in Syria held on Saturday an economic meeting, which brought together Syrian and Iranian industrialists and businessmen.

President of Damascus Chamber of Industry Samer Al-Debs underlined that the forum aims to achieve maximum economic and investment cooperation between businessmen in Syria and Iran to establish productive and trade partnerships in all sectors and encourage Iranian companies to contribute to the process of construction and reconstruction.

Khamis inaugurates number of projects in Tartous and Lattakia worth up to SYP 16 billion


Upon directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Prime Minister Imad Khamis started on Wednesday a visit to the provinces of Lattakia and Tartous
On the first day of the visit, Khamis inaugurated a number of projects in Tartous worth up to SYP 15 billion, SANA reported.

The inaugurated projects include President Bashar al-Assad’s Circular Road project on the southern entrance of Tartous city at a total cost of SYP 3.5 billion.

The Prime Minister also opened al-Sheikh Saleh al-Ali road junction on the northern entrance to the city of Tartous with a total cost of SYP 2.22 billion, in addition to opening al-Qumsiyah project for drinking water at a cost of SYP 1.700 billion which serves 40 villages and includes three pumping stations.

The Premier and the accompanying delegation held a meeting at Tartous Governorate HQ, in which they were informed of the status of the waterfront of Tartous and the study prepared by Tishreen University, including solving the problems suffered by the residents of the area.

Syria, Iran Discuss Cooperation to Restore Aleppo's Thermal Power Station

Tehran- The Minister of Electricity, Eng. Mohamed Zuhair Kharboutli and the Advisor to the First Vice-President of the Iranian, who is President of the Committee for the Development of Syrian-Iranian Economic Relations, Hassan Dannaii, discussed in Tehran ways and mechanisms to strengthen strategic cooperation in the field of electricity.

The two sides stressed the joint determination to take advantage of existing and available opportunities and build a full partnership between Syrian and Iranian companies with the participation of the public and private sectors and take practical steps to achieve a qualitative step in the field of electricity.