Premier holds talks with Iranian business delegation

DAMASCUS, (ST)_Prime Minister Eng. Hussien Arnous held on Sunday talks with the Chairman of the Iranian side in the Syrian-Iranian joint Chamber of Commerce Kiwan Kashfi and the accompanying delegation.
The talks between the two sides dealt with the role of the private sector and ways of developing economic cooperation and increasing commercial exchange between Damascus and Tehran.

“Made in Syria” Shopping Festival kicks off in Sweida on Monday

Activities of the 113rd “Made in Syria” Shopping Festival are to kick off at Al-Mazra’a Sport city in the Syrian province of Sweida with the participation of 100 local companies.

 This economic and social event is organized by the Chamber of Industry of Damascus and its countryside in cooperation with the Sweida Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Samer Al-Dibs, Chairman of the Chamber of Industry of Damascus and its countryside, told reporters that, through its tours in a number of Syrian provinces, the “Made in Syria” shopping festival aims at delivering national products directly to consumers at suitable prices, noting the Chamber’s keenness, as in the past years, on providing free purchase cards to martyrs’ families.

On his part, Talal Qal’aji, Chairman of the festival’s organizing committee, said that the festival will present a diversity of goods representing all industries, including the food, clothes and chemical industries, with good discounts and suitable offers by the participating companies.

Rehabilitation of terrorism-affected Al-Allan Bridge in Daraa countryside started

The branch of the General Company of Roads and Bridges in Syria's southern region started implementing a  project valued at 40 million Syrian pounds to rehabilitate Al-Allan Bridge along Sahm Aljawlan-Al-Shajara road in Daraa countryside, which was damaged because of terrorism in that area.

According to the Company's Director Afif Al-Zou'bi, the bridge is important as it facilitates the movement and activities of the locals in the western part of Daraa.

Restoring the bridge will also make it easier for farmers to reach their agricultural fields and market their crops.

Restoration of the ancient market of Naoura in Homs.

Homs, (ST) - In a serious step to restore the commercial movement to the city’s markets, the Homs City Council completed the inventory of shops in the ancient Naoura market in the city center, in preparation to restore  these shops and revitalize  the commercial activity there.

The member of the committee for activating the antiquities markets in the council, Eng. Rasmi Al-Sebaei, stated to SANA that the number of shops in the Naoura market has reached 504, of which 134 have been restored and reopened, while 40 shops are being restored now.

He indicated that the shopkeepers in the market were asked to begin rehabilitating their stores within a maximum period of 60 days, as the council has completed all facilities, including basic services to the market, "asphalt works, lighting, sidewalks, water and electricity work."

Syrian-Iranian Economic Forum focuses on discussing the development of economic and investment cooperation

Damascus (ST): The  Syrian-Iranian Economic Forum, which was held at the Iran Trade Center in the Damascus Free Zone, focused on discussing the development of trade, economic and investment cooperation between the two countries and activating the role of the private sector to establish joint commercial and industrial investment projects.

President of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce Mohammad Abu Al-Huda Al-Lahham stated that the opportunities for future economic and commercial cooperation between Syria and Iran require more work and mutual visits, pointing out that there are many facilities that take their actual course, which heralds the development of economic relations between the two countries and upgrading them to the level of existing political relations.