2nd International Exhibition "All-Energy” Kicks off in Damascus

Damascus, (ST) - Activities of the 2nd International Exhibition for Renewable and Clean Energy Kicked off  today at the Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus with the participation of 44 national companies and representatives of a number of Arab and foreign firms.

The Deputy Director of the National Energy Research Center Dr. Tomeh Sinjar underlined the importance of the exhibition to introduce new technologies and benefit from the ideas, solutions and proposals submitted by participating companies, including contributing to spreading awareness about the importance of renewable energy and its applications.

Russia's BIOCAD Company to Supply Syria with Cancer Drugs till 2021

MOSCOW, (ST)-Dmitry Morozov, Director General of BIOCAD, the Russia's leading innovative biotechnology and pharmaceutical company, has announced that the company plans to supply Syria with cancer medicine till the year 2021 at a total value of 250 million rubles.

Governmental delegation launches rehabilitation process at the Industrial Area of Fadloun 2 in Damascus Countryside

Damascus Countryside – A governmental delegation, headed by Prime Minister Imad Khamis, launched on Thursday the project of rehabilitating damaged infrastructure in the Industrial Area of Fadloun 2 in Damascus Countryside in preparation for the return of industrialists to run their facilities and plants.

The rehabilitation process will cover electricity networks, roads, sewer networks and all other infrastructure that was totally damaged by terrorism, SANA reported.

Record cereal production in 2016

A positive outlook for global cereal production in 2016, together with abundant stocks, points to a generally comfortable supply and demand balance in 2016/17.

In 2016, world cereal production is set to increase by 1.5 percent, or 38 million tonnes, to hit a new record of 2 569 million tonnes, topping by at least 5.5 million tonnes the preceding peak of 2014. The current FAO forecast is over 3 million tonnes higher than projected in September, with most of the upward revisions concerning wheat and rice.

Syrian-Czech Businessmen Held Talks

Damascus, (ST) - Session of talks held here yesterday between the Damascus Chamber of Commerce and a number of businessmen with the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Martin Tlaba and his accompanying delegation. Talks focused on ways to work on lifting the economic sanctions and enhancing the role of businessmen in activating economic and trade relations between the two countries.