President Al-Assad receives weightlifter Maan Asaad

DAMASCUS, (ST)_In recognition of his achievement in Tokyo Olympics and obtaining bronze medal in weightlifting competition, Maan Asaad was welcomed by President Bashar Al-Assad on Thursday.

According to the Syrian New Agency (SANA), the president welcomed  Maan Asaad and his coach, Qais Asaad and  Chairman of weightlifting Federation Hussien Al-Sheikh and congratulated them on their achievement, wishing them success in the forthcoming Olympics.  

The president said: "Although the other Syrian athletes,  who participated in Tokyo Olympics, could not obtain medals, their participation in the Olympics was a source of pride to them and to all Syrians in the light of the circumstances of war and siege  and shortage of capabilities."

President Al-Assad issues decree No. 209 for the year 2021

DAMASCUS, (ST)_President Bashar Al-Assad has appointed a new chairman of the Planning and International Cooperation Commission ( PICC).
The president issued on Tuesday Decree No. 209 for the year 2021, which provides for appointing Dr. Fadi Salti Al-Khalil, professor at the Faculty of Economy in Damascus University, as Chairman of the Planning and International Cooperation Commission.

President Bashar Al-Assad issues Decree No. 208 for 2021 on forming the new Syrian government, chaired by Hussein Arnous

President Bashar Al-Assad on Tuesday issued Decree No. 208 for 2021 on forming the new Syrian government, chaired by Eng. Hussein Arnous.

According to the decree the members of Cabinet are:

Prime Minister: Eng. Hussein Arnous

Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister: General Ali Abdullah Ayoub

Minister of Awqaf (Endowments): Mohammad Abdul Sattar Al-Sayed

Presidential decree on financial reward for outstanding students

DAMASCUS, (ST)_President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday issued legislative decree No. 26 for 2021 that provides for granting monthly financial reward for outstanding students at basic and general secondary education. 
The financial reward for the outstanding students in the basic education is 25000 Syrian pound, while it reaches SYP45000 for the outstanding students at secondary school. 
The decree aims to encourage students. 
Basma Qaddour

President Al-Assad to armed forces: You carry the banner of truth and preserve the values of justice and peace

President Bashar Al-Assad, Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, affirmed that the 76th  anniversary of the foundation  of the Syrian Arab Army is passing and the army soldiers continue to work tirelessly and do their best to reach the desired future that we want to be bright, prosperous and  befitting our ancient history and honorable present.

Addressing the armed forces in a speech published by the "People’s Army" magazine on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the foundation of the Syrian Arab Army, President al-Assad said: "O men of heroism, honor and pride, I salute you on your Day, which is dear to every Syrian Arab citizen who sees in you the guarantor of his security and stability and the defender of his honor and dignity. "