Some 52 Economic and Environmental Workpapers at the Syrian Geological Conference

Damascus - The geological sciences and their applications play a pivotal role in the studies of the earth, exploring its wealth and put it in the service of economic and social development.

Syrian geologists have a clear impression in the completion of a huge range of vital and strategic projects such as irrigation projects, dams, land reclamation, oil and gas extraction and mineral resources, housing and construction projects, infrastructure and vital facilities.

Signing the Minutes of the Meeting of the Syrian-Lebanese Agricultural Follow-up Committee

Damascus, (ST)- The minutes of the Syrian-Lebanese Agricultural Follow-up Committee meeting were signed at the Ministry of Agriculture in Damascus on Tuesday.

The minutes, signed by the Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Ahmed Al-Qadri, and Lebanese Minister of Agriculture, Hassan Al-Laqis, included "the efforts of the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture with the relevant authorities to re-activate the agreements signed during 2010 and to commission the joint committees between the two countries to study memorandums of understanding or executive programs in the areas of agricultural cooperation and submit it to the Ministers of Agriculture in both countries to be signed and put into implementation."

The two sides agreed to form a joint technical committee in the fields of plant protection, scientific research and plant production, and submit a report to the ministers of agriculture to develop facilitation steps in this area during one month.

The two sides called, in the minutes, to take the necessary action to send a certificate of re-export of agricultural products imported to Syria through Lebanese territory.

Syrian Wide Participation in the Russian-Arab Business Exhibition

MOSCOW - The twelfth session of the Arab-Russian Businessmen Council continued its work for the second day in Moscow, in conjunction with the continuation of the exhibition "Arabia Expo" with a Syrian participation that included products of various industries.

Russian Deputy President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dmitry Potalco, welcomed the Syrian participation, pointing out that the wide participation of Syrian products in the exhibition "Arabia Expo" confirms that Syria has regained its strength and the recovery of its economy.

Syria, Lebanon to Develop Agricultural Cooperation

Damascus - Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Ahmed Al-Qadri met here on Tuesday his Lebanese counterpart, Hassan Al-Laqis. The two sides discussed ways of developing and promoting agricultural relations between the two countries.

Mr. Al-Qadri confirmed the necessity of establishing a common vision for developing cooperation in all agricultural domains between the two countries. He pointed out that the close cooperation between the two ministries in the area of agricultural scientific research constitutes one of the components of agricultural production in Syria and Lebanon.

The Minister pointed to the existence of joint agreements between the two countries in the field of agriculture aimed at standardizing the mechanisms of importation, registration of veterinary medicine, plant protection, quarantine and pesticides. He expressed his readiness to provide Lebanon with various types of plantations and benefit from its expertise in Syrian agricultural fields.

Syria Takes Part in Arabia Expo-2019 in Moscow

MOSCOW, (ST)- Syria and several other Arab countries are taking part in the Russian-Arab Business Exhibition (Arabia Expo-2019) which kicked off on Monday in Moscow.

The economic event, which lasts till April 10th, aims at providing further impetus to Russia's relations with the Arab world and at boosting cooperation between Russian and Arab companies, According to Russia Today website.

The exhibition will be accompanied by holding the 12th Arab-Russian Business Council at the Central Exhibitions Hall in Moscow.