Planting 40 thousand hectares of wheat crop in Al-Ghab region

The Director of Plant Resources  at the General Authority for the Management and Development of Al-Ghab, Engineer Wafiq Zarrouf, said  that the areas planted  with wheat crops in the lands under the supervision of the authority in Hama countryside have reached  40 thousand hectares of the total plan planned for the current season of 62,819 hectares.

Zarrouf said that the field committees continue to count the areas planted with wheat in the various departments of the authority.

64 industrial facilities were put into production in Tartous during 2020

The industrial development process in Tartous Governorate faces many obstacles, such as the industrial licensing requirements which deprive the governorate of important industrial investments that create surplus agricultural production and absorb a large number of labor.

Engineer Ammar Ali, Director of Tartous Industry underlined the importance of concerting efforts with the relevant ministries to address the economic blockade by amending the laws that impede industrial development and by creating appropriate conditions for attracting investments. He pointed to the importance of accelerating the implementation of projects of industrial and craft zones and placing them in investment at the highest speed in addition to allocating parts thereof for medium and large industrial units.

After a 7-year hiatus due to terrorism, the return of life to the Tishreen farm in Quneitra

 The Agriculture works returned to Tishreen Farm in the Governorate of Quneitra after a 7-year hiatus due to terrorism.

The Director of Quneitra AgricultureDirectorate, Eng. Ahmed Deeb said that more than 1600 Dunums have been planted with wheat, apple and grape trees, after the terrorists destroyed and uprooted them.

Deeb indicated that the Farm investment was made by a local private investor after 950 dunums were licensed to be cultivated with the strategic wheat crop out of a total area of 1,600 dunums in addition to barley, fenugreek and summer crops for the rest of the area.

100 women benefit from the cottage industries project in Daraa

100 women in Daraa city have benefited from the cottage industries project aimed at supporting affected families who lost their sources of income due to terrorism.

Head of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)  branch in Daraa Dr. Ahmed Al-Masalma stated that the food industries project implemented by the Livelihoods Program managed to reach 100 female breadwinners for their families in Daraa Al-Balad and Al-Sadd Road in Daraa city after the end of the evaluation processes carried out by the volunteers of the branch.

67 projects accomplished during the year 2020, providing 9,800 job opportunities

Damascus, (ST)  - The Syrian Investment Authority seeks to attract local and foreign investments in accordance with national priorities and within national resources and potentials, especially qualitative projects that cover the need and increase the export capacity.

Median Diab, Director General of the Authority, stated to SANA that, just in 2020, the numbers of projects approved  are 67 projects in various sectors, with an estimated cost of 1.5 trillion Syrian pounds, and 9800 jobs would be provided.

He added that, Damascus countryside governorate ranked first with 19 projects divided between four transport projects and 15 industrial projects, followed by Sweida Governorate with 10 projects, including three industrial and five agricultural projects, and the rest of the projects were distributed over other governorates.