Government Vows to Facilitate Procedures Aiming to Boost Syrian-Iraqi Economic Ties: Premier

 DAMASCUS, (ST)- Prime Minister Emad Khamis has stressed that the extraordinary circumstances through which both Syria and Iraq are passing through add more responsibility on the two sides to fight terrorism and enhance cooperation in all fields with the participation of the economic, trade and industrial facilities as well as the organizations and unions of both countries.

Cabinet holds special session for Aleppo city

Damascus – The Cabinet approved an executive work program for restoring services and production and for boosting security in Aleppo city.

During a special session dedicated to Aleppo city chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Saturday, the Cabinet approved steps to allow citizens in Aleppo to return to their normal lives, including opening roads and providing water and electricity, in addition to evaluating the zoning plan of the city in a short and specific timeframe and assess the conditions of buildings to decide which can be repaired, SANA reported.

The executive work plan involves increasing fuel allocated to the city, sending a mobile unit for refilling cooking gas cylinders and two mobile fuel stations, as well as working to restore electricity to the city.

The Cabinet also approved an emergency plan for the Education Ministry on repairing 50 damaged schools in the eastern neighborhoods of the city within six months, with the goal of repairing 100 schools by the beginning of the next school year.

Premier Khamis: Strategy needed for reconstruction and production in Aleppo city

Aleppo – Prime Minister Imad Khamis asserted the necessity of setting up a strategy and working plan for reconstruction in Aleppo and effectively assessing the services situation in the city in order to find suitable solutions and provide best services to the citizens, SANA reported.

His stress came during a meeting with members of the Executive Bureau of the councils of Aleppo City and Governorate and directors of services and construction establishments and departments in the province.

Khamis also stressed the necessity of overcoming all obstacles hindering the production movement in the city to promote the economic situation on the industrial, commercial and agricultural levels, highlighting the need of forming committees and work teams to rehabilitate the old city of Aleppo.

Prime Minister: Putting strategies, specifying work priorities to enhance industry in Aleppo

Aleppo - Prime Minister Imad Khamis said that it is very important to specify work priorities for the upcoming period and forming a unified team to put strategies and presenting vision to enhance and re-run the production circle in Aleppo city.

The government delegation continued on Tuesday its tours in Aleppo, inspecting a number of services and economic facilities, including the industrial city of al-Sheikh Najjar, SANA reported.

Khamis pointed out that the government gives special attention to the Industrial City of Sheikh Najjar due to its economic importance, adding that the government is serious in providing all the required support to increase production process in it.

Premier Khamis inspects Aleppo’s neighborhoods, meets Governorate and City Councils members

Aleppo - Prime Minister Imad Khamis affirmed that the government has an ambitious and big work plan with clear timeframes for Aleppo that will be announced at the end of the government delegation’s visit to the city.

During an inspecting tour of Aleppo’s neighborhood on Monday conducted by Khamis and the accompanying government delegation, Khamis said that the delegation has started holding meetings to evaluate the situation, the requirements and what we will do during the next phase in completion of the victory of our armed forces in the liberation of the city of Aleppo from terrorism, SANA reported.

Primer Khamis pointed out that the destruction caused to places of worship, Aleppo Citadel, and neighborhoods by terrorist organizations shows the terrorists’ hatred and their plans to undermine Syria’s history and culture.