Syria, Malaysia to Boost Cooperation Relations

 Damascus,(ST) – The Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Dr. Abdullah Al-Gharbi received here the Director General of the Malaysian company "Renxes Waidah", Berry Boah, and the accompanying economic and industrial delegation. The two sides discussed means of developing and strengthening cooperation relations and the possibility of establishing industrial projects in Syria.

 The two sides agreed that specialists in the Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection will submit a study to the Malaysian side, including the estimated quantities of cereal crops in Syria, to be considered in the construction of silos in Aleppo, Lattakia, Tartous and Sweida governorates.

Syrian, Lebanese Economic Relations are Based on Solid Foundations

Damascus, (ST) – The Minister of Agriculture Eng. Ahmed Al-Qadri discussed here during his meeting with the Lebanese Ambassador in Syria Saad Zakhia the prospects of agricultural cooperation between the two countries and means of developing them.

 Mr. Al-Qadri stressed the importance of developing trade exchange between the two countries, particularly in the agricultural field, as well as activating memorandums of understanding and agreements between the two countries, which include plant protection, plant and veterinary quarantine, agricultural pesticides, agreements on animal health and standardization of licensing and importation of veterinary medicines and vaccines.

Syria, Lebanon Discuss Transport Cooperation

 Damascus, (ST) – The Minister of Transport Ali Hammoud discussed with the Lebanese Ambassador to Damascus Saad Zakhia ways to enhance cooperation relations between the two countries and the prospects for their development, especially in the field of railway and road transport.

 The Minister pointed out that Syria has an important geographical location, which makes it an air, land and sea crossing point, and Syria is connected to Lebanon with several border ports that reach Lebanon with Iraq and Jordan and serves the trade exchange and transit between the two countries.

Some 40 Iranian Companies Take Part in Specialized Exhibition of Pharmaceutical and Food Industries

 Damascus,(ST) - With the participation of about 40 companies, the Specialized Exhibition of Pharmaceutical Industries, Medical Equipment and Food Industries, sponsored by the Iranian Embassy in Damascus and the Higher Committee for the Development of Iranian-Syrian Economic Relations, was held recently here at the Dama Rose Hotel.

 The exhibition aims to introduce the Iranian domestic product through specialized companies in the medical field, specially the manufacture of medicines and equipment, in addition to companies specialized in the food industry.

Prime Minister Inaugurates 50th Edition of Monthly “Made in Syria” Shopping Festival

DAMASCUS– Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Wednesday opened the 50th round of the monthly shopping festival “Made in Syria” at al-Jalaa Hall in Mezzeh in which 130 national companies specialized in food processing, textile, engineering and chemical industries are taking part.

According to SANA, the Premier toured the exhibition’s pavilions and listened to the participating industrialists’ viewpoints and comments regarding the tangible improvement of their production which rose by 40% compared with 2016, saying that this increase contributed to promoting locally-made products, deceasing prices and offering discounts which, in turn, positively reflected on product marketing, economic viability and customer satisfaction.