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President al-Assad issues a law permitting the purchase of electricity produced from renewable energy projects

On November 28th, President Bashar al-Assad issued today Law No. 32 of 2021 allowing the purchase of produced electricity from the renewable energy projects that can be linked to the transmission network or the distribution network if the technical capabilities are available for that.

In order to contribute to the implementation of the renewable energy strategy until 2030, and with the aim of encouraging the implementation of large renewable energies projects to produce electricity so that the Public Establishment for the Transmission and Distribution of Electricity can purchase the energy produced from it.

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In front of President al-Assad, the new governors of Lattakia, Idlib, Al-Suwayda and Daraa take the legal oath

On November 22nd, the legal oath was taken before President Bashar al-Assad by Amer Ismail Hilalas Governor of the Governorate of LatakiThaer Nasih Salhabas Governor of the Governorate of Idlib, Namir Habib Makhloufas Governor of the Governorate of As-Suwayda, and Luay Kharettah as Governor of the Governorate of Daraa

After the oath ceremonies, President Bashar al-Assad met with the new governors in the presence of the Prime Minister, Engineer Hussein Arnous, and provided them with his directives and wished them success in their mission.

President Al-Assad congratulates Oman’s Sultan on National Day

DAMASCUS, Nov 18, (ST)-President Bashar Al-Assad sent on Thursday a congratulatory cable to the Sultan of Oman Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Saed on the occasion of the 51st anniversary of the National Day of Oman. 
The president said in the cable: “ I offer heartfelt congratulations to you and to the people of Oman on the occasion of the 51st anniversary of the national day of Oman, wishing you success in your efforts to achieve progress in your country.” 

President Al-Assad receives Russian delegation headed by Lavrentiev

DAMASCUS, Nov 17, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad received on Wednesday Russian delegation headed by the Russian President’ Special Envoy to Syria Alexander Lavrentiev, who is taking part in the meetings  being held in Damascus by the  joint Syrian-Russian Coordination Commissions on the return of refugees and displaced people. 
The two sides praised the positive results achieved on the ground as a result of active and effective work and the joint efforts of Syria and Russia to ensure suitable circumstances for the continuity of the return of refugees to their cities and villages and to accelerate the processes of national reconciliation.

President al-Assad issues decrees appointing four new governors

Damascus (ST): President Bashar al-Assad issued four decrees appointing new governors for the governorates of Lattakia, Idleb, Sweida and Daraa.

Mr. Amer Ismail Hilal was appointed Governor of Lattakia, Mr. Thaer Nasih Salhab as Governor of Idleb, Mr. Numir Habib Makhlouf as Governor of Sweida and Mr. Marwan Ibrahim Sharbak as Governor of Daraa.