Syria, Crimean Republic Sign Agreements for Economic and Trade Cooperation

Yalta- Syria and the Crimean Republic of Russia signed on Saturday a cooperation agreement and a memorandum of intent on cooperation between Syrian and Russian businessmen during the Fourth Yalta Economic Forum.

The agreement was signed by Russian President of the Crimean Republic, Sergey Ekionov, and Lattakia Governor Ibrahim Al-Salem.

Syria Participates in the 4th Yalta International Economic Forum

Yalta – Syria took part on Tuesday in the Yalta International Economic Forum. “This event has become a well-established tradition in which we welcome many friends and interested in working with us within the framework of the Russian Federation," said Sergei Ekionov, President of Crimea.

"The Syrian delegation is the most representative and broadest in this year's forum, and the 21st of this month will be devoted entirely to Syria within the framework of the forum," said Andre Nazarov, chairman of the forum's organizing committee.

ACSAD Holds a Workshop on the Development of Wheat Cultivation in the Arab Countries

Damascus- A workshop on the role of biotechnology in improving the productivity of wheat and drought-resistant crops in the Arab world was held here on Sunday by the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Areas (ACSAD). The workshop was attended by 16 agricultural experts from Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Sudan, Tunisia and Lebanon.

Director General of ACSAD, Dr. Rafiq Ali Saleh, pointed to the great importance of holding this scientific workshop to contribute to the building of Arab capacities in the field of wheat development in the Arab countries.

MoU Between Province of Homs and the province of Khanti Mansisk Signed

Homs-The province of Homs and the province of Khanti Mansisk in the Russian Federation yesterday signed a memorandum of cooperation in the economic and cultural spheres in As -Safeer Hotel of Homs.

The memo provides for strengthening cooperation and encouraging the establishment of economic events, exhibitions and joint conferences and the exchange of scientific, economic and cultural information to activate cooperation between the two sides, in addition to the formation of joint committees in accordance with the laws in force in Syria and the Russian Federation.

International Youth Chamber Launches Opportunities Port Project in Lattakia

Lattakia- The International Youth Chamber of Lattakia Branch launched on Saturday the "Port of Opportunity" project in the Resort of Afamia, due to the strategic importance of the maritime transport sector in the Syrian coast and the importance of empowering young people and qualifying them for the labor market.