Khallouf Trading Company Launches Two New Cars in Syrian Market

DAMASCUS – In an event at Sheraton Hotel in Damascus, Khallouf Trading Company launched on Saturday two new products, the DFM S50 sedan and the DFM AX7 SUV, which were produced in the company’s plant in Hama in cooperation with China’s Dongfeng Motors, in the Syrian markets, according to SANA.

In a speech at the launch event, Industry Minister Ahmad al-Hamo affirmed that the government is committed to supporting industrialists and providing them with all the necessary facilitations in order to ensure that production will continue and that industrialists whose facilities have stopped operations can resume work.

80 Companies Take Part in Job fair in Damascus

DAMASCUS- An expo for employment and job opportunities, organized by al-Bajaa Group for Expos and International Conferences and sponsored by Syriatel telecommunications company, kicked off on Saturday at Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus.

More than 80 public and private companies will be taking part in the Job Fair. Job seekers will be allowed the opportunity to get in touch with companies and submit job applications to them directly, according to SANA.

The three-day expo, which is dubbed “Our country’s people are our responsibility”, will include 24 specialized symposiums tackling the strategic tracks of social and economic growth and development in the protocols and programs of employment and training.

Oil Tanker Loaded with a Million Barrels of Crude Oil Arrived in Syria: Oil Ministry

DAMASCUS, (ST)- An oil tanker loaded with one million barrels of crude oil arrived in Syria on Tuesday., according to the Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources.

The process of unloading the barrels started immediately in preparation for refinement.

In a statement, the ministry said the new shipment will make remarkable improvement in the electricity situation in the country within the coming few days.

Oil Ministry Distributes 8 million Liters of Gasoline and Fuel oil on Syrian Provinces

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources Ali Ghanem on Sunday said that the ministry has distributed 4 million liters of gasoline and 4 million others of fuel oil on the Syrian provinces.

The procedure was taken after imports of oil derivatives arrived to Syria, the minister added.

In a statement to SANA, Ghanem clarified that the current lack in oil derivatives is the result of dependence only on oil imports to ensure fuel and meet the daily need to compensate the lack in the gas necessary to operate power generating stations. In addition, oil supplies have suddenly stopped for months, he said.

He pointed out that the oil products will be distributed on provinces according to the need.

Syrian Fruit and Vegetable Exports to Belarus Valued at $8 million in Past 3 Months

DAMASCUS – The Syrian fruit and vegetable exports to Belarus have increased in the last three months compared to the past years, said Ambassador of Belarus in Damascus Alexander Ponomarev, putting the total value of these exports at USD 8 million, SANA reported.

His remarks came during a meeting on Thursday with Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Adib Mayaleh to discuss means of boosting trade and economic relations between Belarus and Syria.