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President Al-Assad Performs Eid al-Fitr Prayers at the Mosque of President Hafez al-Assad in Damascus

DAMASCUS- President Bashar Al-Assad on Wednesday performed the prayers of Eid al-Fitr (the Festival which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan) at the Mosque of President Hafez Al-Assad in Damascus.

Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments), Syria’s Grand, senior officials in the state and the Baath Arab Socialist Party, a number of the People’s Assembly members, a number of Islamic scholars and a crowd of citizens also performed the prayers along with President Al-Assad, according to SANA.

Sheikh Bashir Eid al-Bari delivered the Eid sermon in which he stressed the great and sublime meanings of the blessed Eid al-Fitr.

President Al-Assad Receives Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad on Monday received Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and the accompanying delegation.

Partiarch of Antioch and All East for Greek Orthodox Youhanna X Yazigi attended the meeting.

President Al-Assad reiterated that Syria and Serbia's confrontation of the attempts of foreign interference, which aim to confiscate their sovereignty and harm their social fabric, constitutes a solid ground for both sides to build popular dialogue and cooperation that would establish long-term relation as to serve the interests of the Syrian and Serbian peoples

President Al-Assad: All the Syrians Are Fighting Terrorism and Extremism through Their Steadfastness

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad on Monday inaugurated the Awqaf Ministry's Al-Cham International Islamic Center for Confronting Terrorism and Extremism.

President Al-Assad: Syria Is for All Its People Regardless of Their Religion or Ethnicity

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that Syria will continue to be for all its people  regardless of their religion or ethnicity, hailing the national role played by the Armenian Syrians in the face of the division schemes which the barbaric terrorist war waged on the country has sought to implement . 

President Al-Assad, who made the remarks during his meeting on Tuesday with Catholicos Aram I Keshishian, head of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, said that the barbarism of the terrorist war on Syria is reminiscent of the massacres committed by the Ottomans against the Armenian people.

President Al-Assad: Transparency Best Means to Build Effective Communication with Citizens

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad has stressed that the most important way for the government to build effective communication with citizens is to adopt transparency and provide information to citizens on all issues including on crises and emergency situations  that face the government and have direct impacts on citizens' life.

President Al-Assad made the remarks on Tuesday while chairing the Cabinet periodic meeting which focused on the need to put a specific mechanism and a strategy to enhance communication with Syrian citizens in the coming era.