President Al-Assad issues decrees appointing new governors

DAMASCUS, (ST)-  President Bashar Al-Assad on Saturday issued several decrees appointing new governors of Sewida, Quneitra, Homs, Daraa and Hasaka.

Decree No. 127 for 2020 ends the assignment of Amer Ibrahim al-Ashi as Sweida Governor and appoints Humam Sadeq Dbeiyat, Quneitra Governor, as the new Governor of Sweida

Decree No.128 for 2020 ends the mission of Mr. Bassam Mamdouh Barseek as Assistant Tourism Minister, and appoints him as the new Governor of Homs.

President Al-Assad also issued Decree No. 129 for 2020 appointing Mr. Mohammad Tarek Zeyad Kreishati as Governor of Quneitra.

President Al-Assad receives congratulations on Eid al-Fitr

DAMASCUS, (ST)- President Bashar Al-Assad today Saturday received cables of congratulations on Eid al-Fitr.

The cables were sent by First Sharia Judge in Damascus Mahmoud al-Maarawi, Minister of Awqaf (Islamic Endowments) Mohammad Abdul Sattar al-Sayyed, Justice Minister Hisham al-Sha'ar and the Grand Mufti of the Syrian Arab Republic Ahmad Bader Eddin Hassoun.

President al-Assad urges the newly appointed Minister of Internal trade to control commodity's prices in local markets

The new Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Talal al-Barazi was sworn in before President Bashar al-Assad .
 
The President urged the new minister to observe the prices in markets and to prevent commodity monoploy.

President al-Assad meets with government group over Coronavirus crisis

DAMASCUS, (ST)_ President Bashar al-Assad on Monday met with the government team tasked with confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its repercussions, discussing the latest developments in confronting the pandemic and its effects on the daily lives of citizens, particularly in terms of living conditions.

President al-Assad said that this meeting comes after several weeks of applying the precautionary measures and several months of the pandemic’s spread and its deep and clear effects that accelerate rapidly, particularly since there is no tangible sign of anything for confronting this pandemic.

President al-Assad to Iranian FM: Coronavirus crisis has unveiled the failure and immorality of western regimes

DAMASCUS, (ST)_President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif and the accompanying delegation. 
 
The president expressed his condolences to Iran and Iranian people on the victims of Coronavirus. H.E. expressed his sorrow that the coronavirus pandemic has been turned into an issue that is being politically invested by some countries in the West, mainly the United States.