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DT's role in sustainable development, investment of AR, digital mall are discussed in Damascus

DAMASCUS, (ST)_The  3rd Conference on Digital Transformation that kicked off on Friday  with the participation of Arab and foreign experts and academics continues its sessions for the third day running.

Strategic planning for the adoption of e-commerce and their impacts on economy was one of the topics that was discussed today.

Director of Strategies and policies in the Syrian Ministry of Telecommunication Mohammad Ali Mohammad said that the indicators of the telecommunication sector are being used for making decisions in all sectors and putting strategies.

The second day of the International Digital Transformation Conference in Damascus entitled transition towards digital economy

The second day of the International Digital Transformation Conference in Damascus entitled transition towards digital economy between reality and challenges

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Landmine left by terrorists explodes and kills head of the technical department at the Euphrates Basin and his car driver in Deir Ezzor

Head of the technical department at the Euphrates Basin branch of the Land Reclamation Establishment, Eng. Mohammad Ahmad al-Badi, and his car driver were martyred in a landmine blast. The mine left behind by terrorists in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside.

According to Director of the Euphrates Basin branch Lurans Khalouf Hussein, Eng. Al-Badi was martyred immediately in the landmine blast while he was in a field tour in the village of Al-Mrei'yeh in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside. The driver suffered from a serious injury that led later to his death.

Before their defeat, the terrorist organizations intentionally planted landmines and explosive devices in several places including houses and agricultural lands in order to terrorize the locals and prevent them from carrying out their daily activities and to kill as many people as possible.

US-backed SDF militia guns down three brothers in Raqqa countryside

The US-backed separatist militia, called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), on Friday killed three brothers from the village of Debsi  Afnan in Raqqa's liberated western countryside on the bank of Al-Assad Lake near the city of Al-Tabqqa, according to local sources.

The sources told SANA that a person lured the three men by asking them to help him in sailing his boat to the opposite bank of the village where a group of SDF  militants ambushed them and shot them in the head.

Within the framework of its attacks on civilians, the SDF militia detained a person who works for an institution affiliated to this militia because he refused to take part in a pro-SDF militia march.

Second day of the 3rd Conference on Digital Transformation discusses transition towards digital economy

Activities of the second day of the 3rd Conference on Digital Transformation kicked off on Saturday with the participation of Arab and foreign experts and academics.

Participants will discuss several topics including transition into digital economy, open data and their economic and social impacts, strategic leadership of digital transformation, e-payment, monetary policy, the culture of digital transformation and its role in supporting the national economy and the situation of Syria's communications sector.

Minister of Communications Eyad Al-Khaltieb said that the participants will discuss digital transformation experiences in Syria's neighboring countries, best ways of e-payment.

US occupation transfers weapons, logistic materials from Iraq to its illegal base in Al-Shaddadi in Syria's Hasakah

A helicopter affiliated to the US occupation forces has transferred a number of containers, with weapons and ammunitions as well as medical and logistic materials inside, from Iraq to the US illegal base in the Syrian city of Al-Shaddadi in the southern countryside of Hasakah, according to local sources.

The sources told SANA on Saturday that the containers were transferred by several military cars to special warehouses.

International Conference on Digital Transformation highlights Syria's digital strategy

The first session of the 3rd International Conference on Digital Transformation, which was opened in Damascus on Friday, has emphasized that digital transformation is very important and necessary for countries as it reflects positively on these countries' economic and social development. Participants in this session reviewed Syria's digital transformation strategy, current capabilities, obstacles to digital integration, change management, opportunities of investment in digital transformation, the economic and financial impacts of digital transformation and its role in enhancing the  purchasing strength of the local currency and the obstacles that hamper this transformation.