Syria, DPRK to Strengthen Economic Relations and Activate the Agreements

Damascus, (ST) - Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Dr. Mohammad Samer Al-Khalil discussed here on Friday with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (ROK), Ry Myung-san, the economic relations between the two friendly countries and means of boosting them and boosting the economy of both sides.

Syria, Russia Discuss Boosting Energy Cooperation

Damascus, (ST) – Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources Eng. Ali Ghanem discussed here with a delegation of representatives of the International Conference of Industrialists and Businessmen the ways to develop relations and expand cooperation in the energy sector.

Mr. Ghanem reviewed the situation of the oil sector and the efforts exerted to rehabilitate what was destroyed by terrorism after the liberation of the oil fields, indicating the existing cooperation with the Russian companies in the oil and mineral resources sector.

Iranian Official Urges Full Free Trade with Syria

TEHRAN– An Iranian business official called for efforts to make the most out of a free trade agreement with Syria, voicing Iran’s readiness to satisfy the Arab country’s trade needs.

In a meeting with Syria’s Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil in Damascus on Thursday, deputy head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), Hossein Selahvarzi, called on the Syrian minister to assign a special envoy to arrange for the “thorough and full implementation of a free trade agreement” between the two countries, according to Tasnim news agency.

Syria, DPRK Discuss Promotion of Economic Relations

Damascus, (ST) -- Minister of Finance Mamoun Hamdan met here on Thursday with a delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), headed by Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Affairs Ri Myung-san. The two parties  stressed enhancing economic relations between the two countries and the preparations for the 10th session of the Joint Commission of the two friendly countries scheduled to be held in September in Pyongyang.

Premier Discusses with Lebanese Ministers the Development of Economic Relations

Damascus, (ST)-Prime Minister Eng. Imad Khamis received here yesterday Lebanese Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zuaiter and Industry Minister Hussein Haj Hassan. The two sides discussed the development of economic relations between the two countries, especially in the agricultural and industrial fields and ways to overcome the obstacles to move these relations to a better reality at different levels.

Eng. Khamis expressed his appreciation for the visit and the participation of Lebanese companies in the Damascus international Fair, expressing the depth of the historical relations rooted between the Syrian and Lebanese peoples, pointing out the importance of enhancing cooperation between the two countries to benefit the two brotherly peoples.