Syrian-Iranian-Iraqi Meeting to Re-activate the Tripartite Electric Connection

Tehran, (ST) - A joint meeting between the Syrian, Iraqi and Iranian electricity ministries was held at the Iranian Ministry of Energy in Tehran on Sunday to sign a protocol to reactivate the tripartite electricity link between the three countries to the exchange of electrical energy between the three countries at times of need.

The linking will be through lines, the first line will be 400 KV lines with a length of 155 km, including 25 km from Al Qaim station to the Iraqi-Syrian border, some 130 km in Syrian territory up to Al Taym station and the second line will be 230 KV with a length of 42 km through the al -Sweidiya Syrian station and the Iraqi Tel Abu Zaher station.

Syrian, Sudanese Economic Cooperation Discussed

Damascus,(ST) - Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Dr. Abdullah Al-Gharbi and the Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan in Damascus, Khalid Ahmed Mohamed Ali, discussed here ways to activate economic cooperation relations and trade exchange between Syria and Sudan.

The two sides discussed the possibilities of exporting the surplus of local production and the mechanisms of activating meetings between businessmen and owners of economic and industrial activities in the two brotherly countries.

More than 40 Arab, Foreign and Local Companies Participate in “RAWMIEX” Expo

DAMASCUS- More than 40 Arab, foreign and local companies are taking part in the 1st exhibition of Raw Materials and Infrastructure Requirements Exhibition “RAWMIEX” which kicked off on Sunday at Damascus-based Dama Rose Hotel.

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Ali Ghanem, in a statement during the opening, underlined the importance of the exhibition with regard to the timing and the content as it is the first specialized expo in Syria, according to SANA.

Armenian Economic Delegation Inspects Investment Opportunities in Syria

Damascus,(ST) - During the meeting held here  between the Armenian economic delegation chaired by Armenian Minister of Economic Development and Investments,Surin Karayan, and the Director General of the Syrian Investment Authority Dr. Enas al –Umawi, the two sides discussed the investment opportunities available in the Syrian governorates and the procedures required by the Armenian investor and facilities and the support provided by the Syrian Investment Authority to overcome obstacles to its work.

Damascus Chamber of Commerce discusses with the Armenian delegation the development of bilateral cooperation

The Chairman of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce and several members of the Board of Directors discussed with the Armenian delegation the promotion of economic and trade cooperation between the two countries and ways of removing obstacles to the development of such cooperation.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors Ghassan Al-Qalaa stressed the importance of this visit to revive the commercial and industrial trade relations between the two countries and activate trade exchanges in both directions. There should be diversification of goods. He pointed out the need to expand the Syrian-Armenian Business Council in order to increase the volume of trade exchange and export of Syrian goods to Armenia and neighboring countries.

For his part, member of the Board of Directors of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce, Nazrit Yacoubian, pointed out the importance of Armenian companies in the reconstruction process in Syria, encouraging and facilitating visits between the two countries and facilitating the entry of Syrian businessmen to Armenia.

The Armenian Minister explained that the visit aims to develop relations between the two sides and increase the volume of trade exchange within a short period through effective cooperation between the two sides to implement practical steps to facilitate and simplify the entry of Syrian and Armenian goods to the two countries.

A number of members of the delegation, including the Special Envoy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Levon Sarkisian, pointed to the widespread demand for Syrian products in Armenia, which was evident at the Syrian Products Exhibition which was held in Armenia recently, expressing the hope to strengthen the ties between the two countries and to encourage and support investments.

The two sides agreed to exchange visits of delegations and cooperation between the Chambers of Commerce in Syria and Armenia and the need for the participation of Armenian businessmen in the reconstruction of Syria.

Sh. Kh.