Following the directives of President al-Assad, the Ministry of Local Administration allocates 2.370 billion SYP to areas damaged by fires in Lattakia and Tartous

Damascus (ST) At the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, and following his recent tour in the regions affected by fires, the Ministry of Local Administration and Environment has allocated 2.370 billion SYP to the governorates of Lattakia and Tartous to carry out services projects in the local administration sector in the villages and towns affected by fires and according to their priorities.

In a statement, Minister of Local Administration and Environment, Hussein Makhlouf said that the President instructed the allocation of 10 million SYP for each village affected by the fires to help the citizens ease the impact of damages that resulted from fires,” noting that the people of the of the villages will choose the projects according to their priorities.

He added that the Ministry has allocated 1.530 billion SYP for Lattakia which covers 153 villages and 840 million SYP for Tartous which covers 84 villages.

He concluded that the funds were transferred to the accounts of the cities of Lattakia and Tartous and the governors will form committees to supervise the execution of the projects.