Transport Minister Calls for Lifting Unilateral Economic Measures Imposed on Syria

Geneva- The Syrian Arab Republic is participating for the second time in the World Transport Conference, which started its activities in Geneva on Tuesday with the participation of 54 ministers from around the world and representatives of a number of international institutions and bodies concerned with transport sectors.

In his speech during the opening ceremony, Eng. Hammoud called for lifting the unilateral economic measures imposed on the Syrian people to alleviate their consequences on all vital sectors, including the transport sector in all areas and institutions, especially the Syrian Arab Airlines foundation and Maritime Transport, clarifying that these measures impeded communication between people inside and outside Syria.

Syrian Products Number One in Our Markets: Arab Visitors Say

Damascus, (ST) - The Syrian manufacturing exhibition for clothing, textiles and supplies of production, and leather "Made in Syria" witnessed a remarkable presence of a large number of businessmen, industrialists and importers driven by their desire and confidence in the Syrian producer to re-present in their markets Syrian products that have long been ranked among the products of other countries over decades In terms of quality and price. The visitors represent 14 countries including Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan and other countries.

"Made in Syria'' Shopping Festival'' in Lattakia

Activities of the monthly "Made in Syria'' Shopping Festival'' concluded recently in Lattakia province with the participation of 120 industrial and commercial companies specialized in engineering, health, food and textiles industries.

Tala Kalaji, a member of Damascus Chamber of Industry and chairman of the Festival's organizing committee told Syriatimes e-newspaper that "holding such activities is an important economic event to support the national economy and  to stress that the Syrian industry is recovering despite the heinous war on the country."

He highlighted the importance of the festival in terms of items and products offered at affordable prices to meet citizens' needs.

Moscow Eyes Participation in Recovery of Oil and Gas Exploration in Syria

Russia and Syria signed a roadmap on cooperation in the energy sphere, implying restoration, upgrade and construction of power installations in Syria.

MOSCOW- The roadmap on cooperation in the oil and gas sphere between Russia and Syria provides for recovery and development of oil and gas fields in this Arab country and exploration, Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said on Tuesday, according to Itar Tass.

Manturov: Russian Companies Interested in Investment in Syria Can Participate in Damascus Int’l Fair

MOSCOW- Russian Industry and Trade Minister, Denis Manturov, said that Russia has sent proposals to Syria for the implementation of joint projects and is counting on the next Damascus International Fair, SANA reported.

Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the congress of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) in Moscow on Friday, Manturov added that as a result of the work of the Russian-Syrian Joint Governmental Committee, Moscow has sent these proposals to Syria which can be beneficial to the companies of two sides.