1st Economic Conference on Productive Family: Supporting Small Projects and Providing Services

Damascus - The First Economic Conference on the Productive Family was held here at the Dama Rose Hotel by the Islamic al -Fateh Complex in cooperation with the Damascus Chamber of Commerce, the National Union of Syrian Students and the Higher Institute of Business Administration “HIBA”.

The conference focused on the role being played by the family as a nucleus for small projects and a foundation for development and challenges of the crisis to strengthen the role of the local administration to support and encourage small enterprises and accelerate the development of a national strategy to support these projects and activate the work of Small and Medium Enterprises SME, providing services, responsibilities and tasks assigned to this establishment to achieve the required goals.   

Conference of Businessmen and Investors in Syria and the World to be Held Soon

Damascus- The Director General of the Syrian Investment Authority Madyan Diab said that the Conference of Businessmen and Investors in Syria and the World 2018 will be held on July 26- 28 at the Conference Palace at the Damascus Fairgrounds.

Mr. Diab confirmed, during a press conference held in cooperation with the International Investment Company on Saturday, the readiness of the Authority to provide all services and facilities to investors and answer their questions and simplify the procedures for the establishment of their projects.

PRODEX Exhibition to Open July 18

Damascus- Activities of the exhibition of laboratory equipment and the manufacture and sale of the 2018 PRODEX production lines, organized by the Seven Gates Company to organize exhibitions and conferences in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and the Syrian-Chinese Business Council, will take place on the Fairground City on July 18.

ACSAD Enters New Varieties of Wheat with High Productivity

Damascus- The Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) has developed tens of varieties of soft and hard wheat. These new varieties have been registered and approved in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Yemen and Libya.

These varieties have contributed to increased production of the crop, which is considered the basis of food security in the Arab countries, where productivity increase reached more than 15 percent worth more than $ 100 million a year, as confirmed by the Director General of ACSAD, Dr. Rafiq Ali Saleh.

Researchers and Industrialists Discuss the Development of the Industrial Sector

DAMASCUS- The Supreme Commission for Scientific Research held on Monday, at the headquarters of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce, its second meeting to activate the national policy for science, technology and innovation. The event was attended by more than 300 researchers from various Syrian universities and representatives of industrial activities from the public and private sectors.

The participants in the meeting confirmed the importance of mapping out the foundations for the involvement of the private-public industrial sector in the boards of directors of national, educational and research institutions and the establishment of a national observatory for the development of global technologies, identifying the Syrian potentials and opportunities for introducing and settling new technologies, selecting appropriate technologies for the national industry and developing national labs.