Syria, Lebanon Discuss Transport Cooperation

 Damascus, (ST) – The Minister of Transport Ali Hammoud discussed with the Lebanese Ambassador to Damascus Saad Zakhia ways to enhance cooperation relations between the two countries and the prospects for their development, especially in the field of railway and road transport.

 The Minister pointed out that Syria has an important geographical location, which makes it an air, land and sea crossing point, and Syria is connected to Lebanon with several border ports that reach Lebanon with Iraq and Jordan and serves the trade exchange and transit between the two countries.

Some 40 Iranian Companies Take Part in Specialized Exhibition of Pharmaceutical and Food Industries

 Damascus,(ST) - With the participation of about 40 companies, the Specialized Exhibition of Pharmaceutical Industries, Medical Equipment and Food Industries, sponsored by the Iranian Embassy in Damascus and the Higher Committee for the Development of Iranian-Syrian Economic Relations, was held recently here at the Dama Rose Hotel.

 The exhibition aims to introduce the Iranian domestic product through specialized companies in the medical field, specially the manufacture of medicines and equipment, in addition to companies specialized in the food industry.

Prime Minister Inaugurates 50th Edition of Monthly “Made in Syria” Shopping Festival

DAMASCUS– Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Wednesday opened the 50th round of the monthly shopping festival “Made in Syria” at al-Jalaa Hall in Mezzeh in which 130 national companies specialized in food processing, textile, engineering and chemical industries are taking part.

According to SANA, the Premier toured the exhibition’s pavilions and listened to the participating industrialists’ viewpoints and comments regarding the tangible improvement of their production which rose by 40% compared with 2016, saying that this increase contributed to promoting locally-made products, deceasing prices and offering discounts which, in turn, positively reflected on product marketing, economic viability and customer satisfaction.

Brazilian Parliamentary Delegation Briefed on Investment Opportunities in Syria

DAMASCUS- Brazilian parliamentary delegation visiting Syria was briefed on the reality of the investment projects, opportunities and facilitations provided by the Syrian Investment Agency.

Receiving the delegation on Saturday, Head of Syrian Investment Agency, Madian Diab, said that the Authority provides investment requirements and the necessary services and facilitations for investors, SANA reported.

He added that there are many important and promising opportunities for investors.

Government Delegation in Aleppo to Inspect Economic and Services Situation

ALEPPO– Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, a government delegation headed by Prime Minister Imad Khamis started on Friday a work visit to Aleppo to inspect the economic and services situation in the province.

According to SANA, the delegation comprises 16 ministers and will start its first meeting on Friday evening at the Aleppo Governorate building to review the Organizational Chart of Aleppo city.

The delegation will tour the industrial city of al-Sheikh Najjar, the industrial zones, and a number of irrigation projects, silos, youth housing projects, and public and private sector facilities, which resumed work and production.