Syria, DPRK Discuss Promotion of Economic Relations

Damascus, (ST) -- Minister of Finance Mamoun Hamdan met here on Thursday with a delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), headed by Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Affairs Ri Myung-san. The two parties  stressed enhancing economic relations between the two countries and the preparations for the 10th session of the Joint Commission of the two friendly countries scheduled to be held in September in Pyongyang.

Premier Discusses with Lebanese Ministers the Development of Economic Relations

Damascus, (ST)-Prime Minister Eng. Imad Khamis received here yesterday Lebanese Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zuaiter and Industry Minister Hussein Haj Hassan. The two sides discussed the development of economic relations between the two countries, especially in the agricultural and industrial fields and ways to overcome the obstacles to move these relations to a better reality at different levels.

Eng. Khamis expressed his appreciation for the visit and the participation of Lebanese companies in the Damascus international Fair, expressing the depth of the historical relations rooted between the Syrian and Lebanese peoples, pointing out the importance of enhancing cooperation between the two countries to benefit the two brotherly peoples.

Syrian-Russian Talks on Transport Cooperation

 Damascus, (ST) - Minister of Transport Eng. Ali Hammoud discussed with the delegation of Russian industrialists and businessmen how to develop relations and expand cooperation in the transport sectors including air, sea, land and railway.

 Members of the delegation gave a presentation on cooperation in all transport projects with the Ministry of Transport pointing out that the establishment of the Damascus International Fair in its current session represents "a real proof of Syria's economic recovery and the Syrians' insistence on life and steadfastness.

Syrian–Egyptian Tourism Cooperation

Damascus, (ST) – The Minister of Tourism, Eng. Bisher Yazigi, discussed with a delegation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce the forms of tourism cooperation between Syria and Egypt and means of enhancing them, especially with the existence of distinguished tourist areas in both countries.

During the meeting held at the ministry, Mr. Al–Yaziji pointed out that the visit of the Egyptian delegation will be "a spark for the start of work with Egypt on a wide level in various fields to establish a new phase in cooperation with the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce".

Algerian Delegation: 'Our Visit Aims at Standing by Syria'

 Damascus, (ST) - Members of the Algerian delegation participating in the 59th session of the Damascus International Fair stressed that their visit to Syria aims to stand by the Syrian people, strengthen official and popular relations between the two countries and sign trade deals and supply goods to Algeria.