Turkish lira collapses ... the biggest loss since 1999

Turkish lira collapses ... the biggest loss since 1999

Today, the Turkish lira decreased dangerously,...

Iraqi forces carry  arrest operations in Niniwa

Iraqi forces carry arrest operations in Niniwa

Iraqi forces have arrested eight ISIS...

World Tourism Organization: World tourism down by 70 percent

World Tourism Organization: World tourism down by 70 percent

The World Tourism Organization announced...

The American occupation smuggles 37 tanks of stolen Syrian oil into Iraq

The American occupation smuggles 37 tanks of stolen Syrian oil into Iraq

On October 27, the American occupation forces...

Al-Jaafari: US and EU continue their economic terrorism against Syria

Al-Jaafari: US and EU continue their economic terrorism against Syria

Syria’s permanent representative to the UN,...

SRC, WHO discuss cooperation in the light of Coronavirus outbeak in Syria

SRC, WHO discuss cooperation in the light of Coronavirus outbeak in Syria

Head of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Khaled...

Syria, WHO to enhance cooperation in medical field

Syria, WHO to enhance cooperation in medical field

Speaker of the Parliament [the People’s...

Al-Miqdad to Lazzarini: Syria is ready to offer facilities to UNRWA

Al-Miqdad to Lazzarini: Syria is ready to offer facilities to UNRWA

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ Deputy Minister of Foreign...

US-backed militia seeks to spread illiteracy in Syria's Hasaka

US-backed militia seeks to spread illiteracy in Syria's Hasaka

HASAKA, (ST)_Teachers and students of "Tal...

Rough terrain and dry winds hinder extinguishing wildfire in Lattakia

Rough terrain and dry winds hinder extinguishing wildfire in Lattakia

LATTAKIA, (ST)_Firefighters at the civil...

In The Loving Memory of Our Heroes

In The Loving Memory of Our Heroes

Samer Mahmoud Salim Date of birth: 1969 Date...

  • Turkish lira collapses ... the biggest loss since 1999

    Turkish lira collapses ... the biggest loss...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 11:07
  • Russia’s representative to UN: Some Western parties are still trying to protect terrorists in Syria

    Russia’s representative to UN: Some Western...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 10:39
  • Grossbeach: The United States and the Turkish regime are among the largest supporters of terrorism in the world

    Grossbeach: The United States and the Turkish...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 10:37
  • Iraqi forces carry  arrest operations in Niniwa

    Iraqi forces carry arrest operations in Niniwa

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 10:35
  • The Israeli occupation forces demolish a house in occupied Jerusalem

    The Israeli occupation forces demolish a house...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 10:33
  • Al-Jafari: US administration and European Union are continuing economic terrorism against Syria by imposing unilateral coercive measures

    Al-Jafari: US administration and European Union...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 10:32
  • World Tourism Organization: World tourism down by 70 percent

    World Tourism Organization: World tourism down...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 10:14
  • The delegation of WHO visits the Children's Hospital and the Zuhair Habib Health Center in Damascus

    The delegation of WHO visits the Children's...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 09:07
  • Eng. Arnous discusses with Al-Mandhari the strengthening of cooperation between Syria and WHO to confront the challenges of the Corona epidemic

    Eng. Arnous discusses with Al-Mandhari the...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 08:27
  • Russia's Mufti condemns Macron's offensive stances to Islamic religious symbols

    Russia's Mufti condemns Macron's offensive...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 08:16
  • The American occupation smuggles 37 tanks of stolen Syrian oil into Iraq

    The American occupation smuggles 37 tanks of...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 08:16
  • Putin informs Erdogan of his concern about the involvement of terrorists in Karabakh

    Putin informs Erdogan of his concern about the...

    Wednesday, 28 October 2020 08:01
  • Al-Jaafari: US and EU continue their economic terrorism against Syria

    Al-Jaafari: US and EU continue their economic...

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 18:23
  • SRC, WHO discuss cooperation in the light of Coronavirus outbeak in Syria

    SRC, WHO discuss cooperation in the light of...

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 17:39
  • Syria, WHO to enhance cooperation in medical field

    Syria, WHO to enhance cooperation in medical field

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 17:32
  • Egyptian politician: Syrian army's victories have foiled US-Zionist plots

    Egyptian politician: Syrian army's victories...

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 13:59
  • Al-Miqdad to Lazzarini: Syria is ready to offer facilities to UNRWA

    Al-Miqdad to Lazzarini: Syria is ready to offer...

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 13:23
  • US-backed militia seeks to spread illiteracy in Syria's Hasaka

    US-backed militia seeks to spread illiteracy in...

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 13:20
  • Rough terrain and dry winds hinder extinguishing wildfire in Lattakia

    Rough terrain and dry winds hinder...

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 13:12
  • In The Loving Memory of Our Heroes

    In The Loving Memory of Our Heroes

    Tuesday, 27 October 2020 11:48

Presidential Activities

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Kafarayya village  in Lattakia  ... a distinctive destination for exploration enthusiasts

Kafarayya village in Lattakia ... a di…

Kafarayya  River Valley and its tributaries is one of the distinctive destinations for exploration enthusiasts, with its virgin forests, fresh springs and waterfalls  and what makes it more beautiful is the spread of caves, fishing terraces and canals carved in the rock along its stretch and other beautiful landscapes that could be wonderful paintings. . The village of Kafarayya  is located at the foot of a hill  of...

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Annual “Syria Rainbow” Festival celebrates Diverse Syrian Folk Dancing

Annual “Syria Rainbow” Festival celebrat…

The annual Rainbow Festival for folk music is one of the forms of cultural and artistic diversity which characterizes Syria. It represents with the bands that participate in it every year a celebration of Syria’s folk dancing. The festival’s sixth session this year, which was held in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Cham Wings for Aviation, witnessed remarkable participation by “Al-Mahra” folk Band which performed the Syrian Dabke (f...

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Fun at Martyr’s School

Fun at Martyr’s School

A Syrian teacher resorts to social media to innovate a unique method of education by integrating music and fun with the educational process. With love and passion, Nagham Ali, teacher at Martyr Ali Ahmad Al-Shanbur School in Tartous, invests her drawing, singing and musical skills in stimulating the spirit of participation and interaction among her first-grade pupils. She uses drawing and music as a method of teaching and delivering scientific m...

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Syrian citizens in occupied Syrian Golan recall with pride the victory over the Israeli enemy and the liberation of Quneitra

Syrian citizens in occupied Syrian Golan…

Syrian citizens in the occupied Syrian Golan have asserted their commitment to set out on in the march of resilience until liberating the occupied lands and restoring them safe to the Homeland.   Freed captive, Sidqi al-Maqt, said in phone conversation with the Syrian News Agency (SANA) on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of October liberation war that citizens of the occupied Golan have confidence in the inevi...

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 On July 17, 2007, His Excellency, President Bashar Al-Assad took the Constitutional Oath before the Syrian Parliament , for a new 7-year presidential term, following H. E. landslide victory of the May-2007-held Presidential Referendum, with a 97, 62 YES by 95.86 percent of the Syrian 12 million voters.

 President Al-Assad delivered the much-awaited for Presidential- New- Term Inauguration Speech, to the standing ovation of Syria’s 250-member Parliament. H. E. outlined in his speech some of the achievements realized in Syria during his first 7-year presidential term, with particular reference to the process of reforms, and modernization of Syria.

President Al-Assad gave optimistic figures and statistics regarding what has been achieved in different economic, social medical, financial aspects, pledging to continue and speed up the process of reforms, notwithstanding the pressures exerted against Syria . Of no less importance was President Al-Assad reiterated commitment to the realization of just and comprehensive peace in the region, calling on Israel, to declare its real desire for the realization of such peace: announcing officially and clearly guaranteeing their withdrawal from the occupied Syrian Golan Heights to the line of June 4, 1967.

" We are firm to our stances and preparedness for the just and comprehensive peace on the basis of relevant International Legitimacy; ready for the resumption of peace negotiations on the basis of the principle of " the land for peace", and the full return of the Golan Heights to the line of June 4, 1967." 

" The real peace which endures has a cost less by hundreds of that of the occupation" added President Al-Assad reiterating the region urgent need for stability and security, reiterating that Syria does not favor ‘secret negotiations’ and the need is for ‘ an Israeli clear, serious official declaration’ regarding the desire for peace, suggesting a written-pledge regarding withdrawal from the Syrian Golan Heights to the line of June 4, 1967, citing the Israeli Premier, Mr. Rabin written pledge as to withdraw from the Syrian Golan Heights to the line of June 4, 1967; welcoming whatever third-party efforts to this effect hence Syria, " has direct interest in peace process" denying some Israeli claims regarding the Syrian want for peace " as to alleviate pressures".

President Al-Assad blasted the unjustified pressures, put by some countries, on Syria, as having negative impact on the Syrian process of reform and modernization, calling for a serious sincere dialogue , instead of merely conveying messages. 

 Regarding Iraq, H. E. President Al-Assad underscored that "the inability of the occupation forces to provide the minimum limit of security"; reiterating the need for "national reconciliation", on the basis of the dialogue among all its citizens, and a "timed-schedule for the withdrawal of occupation forces", pledging continued support to "the Iraqi brotherly People". 

Regarding Palestine, President Al-Assad voiced sorrow for what has been taking place; calling for Palestinian Unity in the face of the Israeli Occupation, declaring the Syrian preparedness as to exert efforts among the Palestinian brothers. 

His Excellency, the President the underlined the urgent need for a just balanced and even-handed world international and mechanism and legitimacy ; where, unfortunately, " the International Community lacks the serious will when it comes to our rights," and where " a big power controls" in the absence of an "international policy" for justice conditions, and where "some European countries conditioned their policy to that of the United States,". 

Domestically, President Al-Assad highly lauded the Syrian Citizens " giant national unity" , pledging to be up to their choice, trust, and the great responsibility, asserting that " the challenges have made us -the Syrians- stronger and more able to confront " and withstand standing challenges; " The strong State is so through the strength of its citizens and their all-participation" where every citizen " knows his/her duties, as much as knowing rights,", and where every citizen " takes part -in the process of development and stability- as a main player,". 

H. E., the president underlined that " raising the standard of living" , " increasing of wages and salaries, whenever the sources are available" is the " right for every citizen", and " the duty of the State". To the strong acclamation of the Parliament members, H. E. President Al-Assad pledged to continue the efforts as " to provide the appropriate political and political climate, build strong basics for the national economy" as to " improve sustainable standards of living" pointing to the hundreds of laws and legislations made for this purpose during the last seven years. 

Transparently, and in a scientific-statistical style, as the habit characterizing President Al-Assad discourse, H. E. points out that the economic growth rate reached to 5,1 in the year 2006, the Budget reached to 588 billion SP, with an increase of 113 billion SP, the salaries increased by 125 percent, more 45 new hospitals, 350 medical centres, more than 2500 schools, 8 private universities were built; where 70000 new teachers were employed, the Syrian foreign debts were settled from 160 percent in the year 2000, ( 20) billion dollar to ( 3) billion currently, making of Syria the country of the less foreign debt among the world countries. Further, President Al-Assad pledged to continue the amendment, and issuance of new reform laws and legislations, beside those issued in the fields of taxation, finance, monetary, investment, industry, and the like. H. E. President Al-Assad underlined continued work in the fields of administrative reform, educational, scientific research upgrading and reforms. 

The President declared that the process of the ongoing political reforms process in the country, notwithstanding the pressures and challenges, is to go forward, noting that the Charter of the National Progressive Front- grouping the Syrian active political parties, was improved, its action and role boosted, new parties joined the Front; "The preservation of security and tranquility, the safeguarding of stable life are the pillars national sovereignty, dignity, prosperity, and development," underlined President Al-Assad noting that democracy is " a group of integrated aspects, which to be developed altogether, as a means for development, prosperity and construction." 

The President promised as to speed up further the ongoing political reform process, where a special law for political parties, is to be issued, consultation council to be created enlarging decision-taking circle, local administration law to be improved, solving some citizenship issues dating back to the year 1962 , administrative infrastructure boosted, information law amended, within the framework of a team-spirit team in line with the Syrians desire and aspiration for development, growth and prosperity; pledging the more regarding unemployment, investment promotion, more of care for the Arab Language , as a means in the modernization process, women active and real role bolstering and corruption combating, where new mechanisms, control, evaluation and supervision moral education and upbringing , administrative reforms are needed as to get it uprooted.

H. E., President Al-Assad lauded highly the Syrian Citizens and prisoners in the Golan Heights, under the yoke of occupation, steadfastness and national stances " inside the steadfast Golan, which would , and I am quite certain of that, return to  Syria, the mother homeland,"

Dr. Mohammad Abdo Al-Ibrahim

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