Syria, Russia discuss cooperation in Industrial and investment domains

2017-10-02 12:29:51

Industry Minister Ahmad al-Hamo has stressed that the friendly countries, which have been backing Syria in its war against terrorism including Russia, will have top priority in the post-war reconstruction stage.

The Minister, during his meeting with Russian Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Georgy Kalamanov and the accompanying delegation on Sunday evening, reviewed fields of cooperation between Syria and Russia in launching industrial and investment projects .

He called upon the Russian businessmen and investors to invest in Syria in all industrial and other sectors and establish their own or joint projects with their Syrian counterparts.

Minister al-Hamo expressed the government’s readiness to exert all efforts to create an appropriate climate for launching investment projects through ensuring the legislative administrational and legal frameworks for them.

For his part, Kalamanov expressed his country’s keenness on developing cooperation with Syria in the industrial domain, asserting that Russia will work on setting a plan for this cooperation.

In the same context, a number of Russian businessmen and representatives of Russian companies discussed with their Syrian counterparts fields of current and future cooperation.

The Russian side stressed importance of such meetings for discussing cooperation with the Syrian side, whether in the governmental or private sectors, and reviewing the participation in rebuilding what was destroyed by the terrorist war against Syria.

Representatives of the Russian companies expressed their desire to establish projects for developing the transport sectors in Syria and maintaining the needs of the other sectors.