Finance Minister: Syrian Businessmen Are Able to Rebuild their Country

Under  the title “Investment Incentives in Syria in Post-War Era”, the Fourth Businessmen Forum was opened on Wednesday at Apamea Hotel in Lattakia province.

A number of businessmen, banks and concerned trade, industrial and economic bodies, as well as expatriates and some insurance companies are taking part in the two-day event which is organized by Orfahli Group for Consultations and Training.

The forum, the first of its kind in Lattakia, aims at reactivating economy and investment in the coastal area, which enjoys fertile investment environment, and at discovering investment opportunities there to support national economy.

Syria Participates in the Revival of the World Intellectual Property Day

Damascus- Syria will participates today in the World Intellectual Property Day, which falls on the 26th of April each year through several events to raise awareness of the importance of protecting property at various levels.

 Intellectual property protection elements include the registration of trademarks locally and internationally, patents, industrial designs and copyright.

 The Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection has taken a series of measures to ensure the fortification of local products from counterfeiting, fraud and imitation, as well as to identify inventors and innovators of the importance of their creative ideas and protect and develop them to serve the country and society.

Syria, Crimean Republic Sign Agreements for Economic and Trade Cooperation

Yalta- Syria and the Crimean Republic of Russia signed on Saturday a cooperation agreement and a memorandum of intent on cooperation between Syrian and Russian businessmen during the Fourth Yalta Economic Forum.

The agreement was signed by Russian President of the Crimean Republic, Sergey Ekionov, and Lattakia Governor Ibrahim Al-Salem.

Syria Participates in the 4th Yalta International Economic Forum

Yalta – Syria took part on Tuesday in the Yalta International Economic Forum. “This event has become a well-established tradition in which we welcome many friends and interested in working with us within the framework of the Russian Federation," said Sergei Ekionov, President of Crimea.

"The Syrian delegation is the most representative and broadest in this year's forum, and the 21st of this month will be devoted entirely to Syria within the framework of the forum," said Andre Nazarov, chairman of the forum's organizing committee.

ACSAD Holds a Workshop on the Development of Wheat Cultivation in the Arab Countries

Damascus- A workshop on the role of biotechnology in improving the productivity of wheat and drought-resistant crops in the Arab world was held here on Sunday by the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Areas (ACSAD). The workshop was attended by 16 agricultural experts from Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Sudan, Tunisia and Lebanon.

Director General of ACSAD, Dr. Rafiq Ali Saleh, pointed to the great importance of holding this scientific workshop to contribute to the building of Arab capacities in the field of wheat development in the Arab countries.