'Abaq al-Yasmine' carnival honors mother of 5 martyrs

The Citadel of Damascus, which protected the city in ancient centuries and was hit by mortar shells during the ongoing terror war on Syria, hosted yesterday the 'Abaq al-Yasmine' carnival.

The carnival, organized by the 'Syrian Eagles' team and the 'Mother of Martyr' Group , honored several actors, actresses, singers, and the mother of 5 martyrs Deya'a Abed al-Hamwi, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

The agency reported that the carnival's program included national songs performed by 'al-Farah' Chorus and Circacsian dances that were received with warm applauses from audiences.

Over the past six years, a lot of activities have been held by government and Non-Governmental Organizations to honor martyrs' families and people, who played key role in defending the homeland in many fields.

Mrs. Asmaa al-Assad Visits Dar al-Aman School for Martyrs’ Sons in Tartous

TARTOUS- Mrs. Asmaa al-Assad visited on Thursday Dar al-Aman School for the Martyrs’ sons which was opened in the city of Tartous at the beginning of the new school semester.

According to SANA, Mrs. Al-Assad toured the classrooms and exchanged cordial speech with students about their hopes and aspirations for the future, encouraging them to exert effort and excellence in their studies to be “the best successor to the best predecessor.”

80 Syrian Children Take Part in Minsk Camp

MINSK – Some 80 Syrian children, including children of martyrs and others who have lost parental care, celebrated a Syrian Child Day event as part of a 15-day camp for children of different nations held in the Belarusian capital of Minsk.

The Syrian children presented various singing and folkloric performances during the event, in addition to their participation in preparing a lunch banquet of the Syrian cuisine.

During a tour at the camp, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Rima al-Qadiri hailed the “great attention” paid to the Syrian children participating in the camp’s activities, along with 8 supervisors.

SARC Daraa Branch Offered Medical Services to 350.000 Persons in Past Seven Years

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) branch in Daraa province, south of the country, has offered emergency medical services to 350.000 persons over the past seven years.

It has become a main supporter in the field of emergency medical services after expanding its medical services within few years to meet the increasing needs of persons under the terror war imposed on the country, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

Syrian Government Seeks Integrating Youths in Labor Market, International Meetings

"Youth Building Peace' is the title selected for marking the International Youth Day in 2017 in order to stress the importance of youths' participation in peace issues and in community development.

In this context, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Rema Qadri told the Syrian News Agency (SANA) that Syria pressed ahead with attaching great importance to youths despite the terror war imposed on the country since 2011.

Ingush Delegation visits Syria

On July 25, LouayYusuf, an advisor for the Ingushetia Republic’s President held meeting with representatives from the local Syrian opposition in Damascus.

According to Mahmoud Marai, the Secretary General of the Damascus –based opposition National Democratic Action Committee in Syria, the Ingush delegation was very open to hear the Syrian opposition political views and discussions.

Marai said that about 90 to 100 members of the local opposition groups, national figures and activists of the civil society participated in the meeting, including FatihJamous, ZiadWatfa, Maher Karam, MaisKiridi, Maher Mirhig, Salem al-Kharatt, Abdul QaderObied, Ahmed Kosa, and others.

Wadi Al-Nadarah Received the Governmental Delegation

In pursuit of the citizens' concerns and the work process in the different fields of governmental services in all the Syrian governorates, Mr. Emad Khamis, Prime Minister, as he used to do, began a work visit to Homs.

What is striking in all his visits is the presence of a large number of ministers who accompany him. He listens to the problems and addresses to the concerned minister to solve them immediately.

He started from the Industrial City in Hassia, the economic heart of the city, where a large number of industrialists have returned to work. He met with them listened to their problems and their views and addressed the concerned ministers to resolve all these problems as quickly as possible.

Then he visited Almkharam, which is one of the eastern important gates of Homs.