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.

Electricity Cooperation with Iran to Establish a Power Plant in Lattakia

 Tehran- The Minister of Electricity Mohamed Zuhair Kharboutli announced on his arrival in Tehran on Saturday that he will discuss with Iranian officials the implementation of strategic cooperation projects in the field of electricity between Syria and Iran, including a contract with the Iranian company Mabna to establish a power plant in Lattakia.

 The minister said in a statement to the SANA correspondent in Tehran: "The project of the gene

Syria, Lebanon Discuss increasing exchange of goods and products

Damascus- The Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection, Dr. Abdullah al-Gharbi discussed here on Wednesday with Lebanese Minister of Agriculture, Ghazi Zu'aiter, ways to strengthen and develop economic cooperation relations and increase the exchange of goods and products between Syria and Lebanon according to the brotherhood cooperation and coordination treaty signed between    the two countries.

 The two sides stressed the importance of cooperation between the two countries in covering the needs of local markets in both countries and activating the movement of importing and exporting their goods, agricultural and industrial products to the neighboring markets.

 In statements to reporters after the meeting, the Lebanese Minister of Agriculture confirmed that the development of bilateral relations between the two countries is a joint responsibility and we will work hard on achieving them. "The relationship between Syria and Lebanon is fraternal and historical, and what is happening in Syria is reflected directly on Lebanon at different levels and trends,” he said.

 The minister pointed out that Syria is keen to activate and develop any economic, commercial and industrial activity that serves the interests and requirements of the peoples of the two countries, and what has been discussed reflects the common desire to increase and expand the trade exchange between the two countries.

 He underlined the importance of joint work to facilitate the flow of agricultural products and agricultural production requirements in both directions according to agricultural calendar which reflects positively on farmers in both countries.

 For his part, Mr. Khoury said in a similar statement that the talks are part of the continuous efforts to activate cooperation between Syria and Lebanon on the basis of the brotherhood treaties, cooperation and coordination signed between the two countries to find ways to implement the agreements related to the work of the two ministries and invest the chances of success of Damascus International Fair in activating economic and trade relations.

 The meeting was attended by Minister of Interior Trade and Consumer Protection Jamal Al-Din Shuaib, Director of Syrian Trade, Ammar Mohammed, members of the Lebanese delegation, a number of Lebanese economic and agricultural professionals and officials, and the General Secretariat of the Syrian-Lebanese Higher Council.


Sh. Kh.