Enhancing Cooperation between Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Sino-Arab Association

Damascus, (ST) -The Board of Directors of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce discussed here with the delegation of the Sino-Arab Association the areas of cooperation between Syrian companies and their Chinese counterparts and means of motivating and supporting Chinese companies to enter the fields of investment and construction projects in Syria.

The head of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce Mohamed Ghassan Al-Qalaa pointed to the depth of the relations between Syria and China in all fields, stressing the importance of the participation of Chinese companies in the reconstruction phase, especially that China is a friendly country and has supporting positions for Syria.

Industry Minister, Arab-Chinese Association Discuss Investment Cooperation

Damascus, (ST)- Minister of Industry Ahmed Al-Hamo discussed here yesterday with the delegation of the Arab-Chinese Association the investment opportunities available in the industrial sector to Chinese companies wishing to work and invest in Syria and participate in the rehabilitation of companies and industrial establishments that were damaged in the current crisis.

The Minister reviewed with the guest delegation the areas in which Chinese companies can invest in, which are concentrated in the fields of cement, glass, sandblasting, basalt, photovoltaic production, renewable energy industries, investment in raw materials available in Syria, food and pharmaceutical industries.

Premier Lays Foundation Stone for Housing Project, Inspects Other Services Projects in Tartous

TARTOUS-  Prime Minister Imad Khamis and members of the Cabinet conducted an inspection tour of Tartous city which covered a number of projects.

During this tour, Premier Khamis laid the foundation stone for the second stage of the youth housing project in Tartous, which consists of 1,700 housing units and has a cost of SYP 13 billion, and inspected work in the first stage of the project which consists of 1,032 housing units, with the Premier stressing the need to finish the project within two and a half years, SANA reported.

Khamis and the accompanying delegation also inspected the two road junction projects in the northern and southern entrances of the city, where the Premier instructed for providing the necessary funds for finishing them within two months which amounts to SYP 1.3 bullion.

Syria, Belarus to Boost Economic and Trade Relations

Damascus, (ST) – Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil discussed Wednesday with the Belarusian Minister of Industry Vitaly Vovk means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries in the areas of trade and economy.

Mr. Al-Khalil confirmed the importance of continuous communication between the Syrian Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade and the Belarusian Embassy in Damascus, calling for completing the executive steps in terms of expanding and strengthening ties of cooperation between the two countries.

Minister of Housing Meets Lebanese Businessmen

Damascus< (ST) -Minister of Public Works and Housing Eng. Hussein Arnous discussed yesterday with a delegation of Lebanese businessmen in the field of mechanisms and modern construction techniques and ways to develop cooperation in the fields related to the work of the ministry.

The Minister Arnous listened to an explanation from the General Director of Ditch With Tech for Middle East Drilling Technologies about the areas of expertise and the fields in which the company works to extend the infrastructure networks and modern drilling techniques whereas the modern techniques that the company own can work without damaging the asphalt layer and extend the necessary services.