Industry Minister: SILA 2021 exhibition highlights the distinguished Syrian leather industries

 The International Export Exhibition for Shoes, Leather Industries, and Production Requirements “SILA” /Autumn-Winter 2021/, has become a milestone of the leather industry in Syria, because every year, it exhibits new products that confirm the quality of the Syrian production and the creativity of the Syrian industry, Minister of Industry Subhi Sabbagh said yesterday during the opening of SILA, stressing the government’s full support for the industrial sector.

The 4-day “SILA 2021” kicked off on Sunday at Damascus Fairgrounds with the participation of more than 100 Syrian, Arab and foreign companies, displaying the latest designs of leather shoes, bags, jackets and other products produced by Syrian industrialists and craftsmen. It was organized by the Arab Union for Leather Industries in cooperation with the Unions of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce and the Ministry of Industry.

Mohammad Kazara, Secretary General of the Arab Union for Leather Industries, said that specialized exhibitions create opportunities to export the Syrian products and bring together Arab importers and Syrian producers and industrialists to exchange expertise.

SILA International Export Fair for Leather Industries kicks off today

 With the participation of about 100 Syrian, Arab and foreign companies,  SILA International Export Fair for shoes, leather products and production requirements, will be launched today in the FairGrounds in Damascus.

Civil Registry Center in Khsham district in Deir Ezzor countryside operates again after a 9-year hiatus due to terrorism

The Civil Registry Center in Khsham district, in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor, resumed its work on Saturday through  recording incidents and providing documents that citizens need, after nearly a 9-year hiatus due to terrorism.

Head of Civil Affairs Directorate in Deir Ezzor, Muhammad Al-Ayesh, told SANA reporter that the reactivation of the work in the civil registry center in Khsham district took place after completing its restoration from  the damage inflicted by terrorism and providing it with the necessary records and equipment, with the aim of reducing the burdens on citizens returning to their homes in the northern countryside of the province.

Al-Ayesh pointed out that during the previous years, terrorist organizations destroyed and stole most of the civil affairs records, which doubled the workloads that were surpassed thanks to the efforts of the employees of the Directorate.

For her part, the head of the center, Sondos Al-Abdullah, indicated that the center started work on recording the incidents of “marriage, divorce, birth and death” on paper in principle, pending the completion of the electronic connection, with the aim of relieving citizens from the trouble of moving to Muhassan or Deir Ezzor to register incidents or obtain civil documents.

A number of people praised the government's efforts to activate the work of government departments and provide basic services, which contributed to the return of more people to the area after the Syrian Arab Army restored security, safety and stability to it.

Inas Abdulakreem

Some 100 companies take part in “SILA” Autumn-Winter 2021

The International Export Exhibition for Shoes, Leather Industries, and Production Requirements “SILA” /Autumn-Winter 2021/ is to kick off on Sunday at Damascus Fairgrounds with the participation of around 100 Syrian, Arab and foreign companies.

The Exhibition, which is organized by the Arab Union for Leather Industries in cooperation with the Unions of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce and the Ministry of Industry, showcases the latest designs of leather shoes, bags, jackets and other products produced by industrialists and craftsmen.

In a statement to SANA, Secretary General of the Arab Union for Leather Industries Mohammad Kazara stressed that the Syrian leather industries have witnessed notable development and they have good reputation in the Arab world, pointed out that the exportation of Syrian leather products will be resumed due to their high competitiveness in terms of quality, price and design.

The first flight of Pakistan International Airlines arrives at Damascus International Airport

Damascus (ST): The first flights of Pakistan International Airlines “PIA” from Karachi Airport arrived at Damascus International Airport this afternoon, marking the return of air traffic between the two countries, which had been suspended for more than twenty years.

The flight, which was carried by Pakistani Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Chargé d'Affairs of the Syrian Embassy in Pakistan Mazen Obaid, President of Pakistan International Airlines and 286 passengers, came within the framework of re-operating flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad airports in Pakistan towards Damascus and vice versa.

In a statement to reporters, the Pakistani Minister of Aviation expressed his thanks to the leadership and people of Syria for the facilities it provided to execute this flight, pointing out that it is a first step and will be followed by other steps for cooperation in the field of flights between the two countries.

For his part, Minister of Transport, Engineer Zuhair Khuzaym, indicated in a similar statement that the trip is the first after a break of more than twenty years, and it is an important step for developing economic relations between the two countries, pointing out that there are a number of agreements in the field of transport that will be activated later.

The arrival of the plane was attended by the Pakistani ambassador in Damascus, Saeed Mohammad Khan.

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