Premier, Deputy Indian Foreign Minister Discuss Ways to Enhance Future Cooperation

Damascus-Prime Minister Emad Khamis discussed with Indian Deputy Foreign Minister TS Teromorti and his accompanying delegation ways to enhance future cooperation between the two countries in the economic and investment fields.

The meeting discussed how the Indian companies contribute to the reconstruction and preparations underway to hold the third session of the Syrian-Indian joint committee for cooperation in the economic, cultural, scientific and technical fields in the coming period.

Eng. Khamis expressed his appreciation to the Government and people of the Republic of India for their firm stance towards the terrorist war in Syria, stressing the importance of establishing solid foundations for economic relations that realize the aspirations of the peoples of the two countries and their common interests.

Eng. Khamis pointed out that Syria looks forward to enhancing trade, investment and scientific relations with India and benefiting from the experiences of the advanced Indian side in the field of information technology. He welcomed the participation of Indian economic companies and events in establishing investment projects in the reconstruction phase, which contributes to advancing relations to an advanced level in all fields.

For his part, the Indian Deputy Foreign Minister stressed that his country attaches special importance to the development of economic cooperation relations with Syria and to the positive results during the meetings of the Syrian-Indian Joint Committee, in view of the deep rooted historical relationship between the two friendly countries, indicating the necessity of activating the Syrian-Indian businessmen council and cooperation in the field of vocational and technical training.

The meeting was attended by the head of the Planning and International Cooperation Commission Dr. Imad Sabouni, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Dr. Faisal Mekdad and the Indian Ambassador in Damascus.

Sharif al -Khatib