Under patronage of President al-Assad, 3rd International Trade Union Conference kicks off

Damascus - Under the patronage of President Bashar al-Assad, the 3rd the International Trade Union Conference “ITUC” in Solidarity with Workers and People of Syria against Terrorism, Blockades and Economic Sanctions and Imperial Intervention Policies kicked off Monday at Sahara Tourist Complex in Damascus Countryside .

56 Arab and international organizations and more than 100 political, intellectual and media figures from 40 states are participating in the Conference, SANA reported.

Participants in the two-day Conference will discuss the solidarity with Syria in the face of terrorism and the danger of the Takfiri mentality and the role of the organizations, syndicates and media in facing it , in addition to the economic blockade as one of the types of terrorism and its social and economic repercussions on the Syrian people.

In a speech delivered during the opening of the Conference, Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions Jamal al-Qadiri said that the Syrian people have faced Takfiri terrorism backed by well-known foreign powers, and they faced an economic war represented in the unjust siege.

Syria participates in World Food Moscow Exhibition

Moscow – The sixth World Food Moscow Exhibition kicked off on Monday in Moscow with the participation of more than 1,500 companies from more than 60 countries including Syria.

Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council committee on agriculture Sergei Lisovsky told SANA that he is glad to see Syria returning to global markets and entering the Russian market, affirming that Syria’s participation in the Exhibition is an opportunity for expanding the export of goods to Russia.

Lisovsky said that despite seven years of terrorism and Western sanctions, the Syrian people are capable of overcoming these ordeals and rebuilding their country and economy in record time.

For his part, trade attache at the Syrian Embassy in Moscow Munzer Ahmad said that the Syrian companies’ participation in this even proves that Syria is recovering and becoming stronger and more determined.

In turn, Director General of Makki for food industries and sweets Hussam Makki said that the company is participating in the Exhibition to boost trade exchange between Syria and Russia and improve commercial relations, noting that Syrian products proved popular at the event.

In a similar statement, Director of Trade Development at Sama al-Cham Group for food and construction Fayssal Mouselli said that the turnout for the company’s booth has been greater than expected, and many visitors were wondering about how the Syrians are able to participate in this event despite the terrorist war on Syria.

The Exhibition will conclude on September 14th.

Positive Outcomes of Damascus International Fair to Be Invested

DAMASCUS– Investing the positive outcomes of Damascus International Fair, expanding the base of trade exchange with friendly countries and organizing external exhibitions to market the Syrian products on the widest scale were discussed at a special work meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Wednesday, according to SANA.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, the Cabinet Secretary, Head of the Syrian Exporters Federation, Director General of the Establishment for International Fairs and Markets and Director General of the Domestic Production Commission.

Premier Khamis inspects Defense Factories Establishment facilities and al-Dimas pharmaceuticals factory

Damascus – Prime Minister Imad Khamis called for bringing the oxygen plant belonging to the Defense Factories Establishment back online and procuring funding to start new production lines in al-Dimas pharmaceuticals factory.

During a tour of Defense Factories Establishment facilities, Khamis inspected the production lines and equipment of the Establishment which provide products for both the Armed Forces and the local market, including furniture, uniforms, blankets, electronics, and fire extinguishers.

Khamis formed a work group to study the requirements of the oxygen plant in order for it to become economically feasible and provide the needs of local hospitals and other facilities.

The Premier also inspected al-Dimas pharmaceuticals factory’s serums, capsules, and ointments production lines, and was briefed on the factory’s work for providing antibiotics, anesthetics, and antitoxins, stressing the need to invest in the factory’s production capabilities to the maximum level, SANA reported.

He called for opening new departments and cooperating with friendly companies to produce more pharmaceutical products.

Premier Khamis tours Data Center in Baramkeh established for providing IT services

Damascus – Prime Minister Imad Khamis inspected in a field visit the Data Center implemented by the Syrian Computer Society (SCS) in al-Baramkeh area in Damascus with the aim of providing services to the public and private sector in all provinces in the field of information security and preservation according to the best international standards adopted, SANA reported.

Premier Khamis was briefed on an explanation of the importance of the services provided to the public and private institutions and on the timetable of the Center to be completely in service with all the technical equipment provided, in addition to the plan of establishing similar centers in the other provinces.

He pointed out to the key role of SCS in spreading the IT culture and building information systems, considering that establishing this advanced center in terms of services and equipment in light of the war of terrorism expresses the strong will of the Syrian people.