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High reserve dams support the agriculture of strategic spaces

Al-Hasakah, (ST) – The heavy rains that fell throughout the governorate of Hasaka led to an expansion in the cultivation of strategic crops such as wheat and barley, in addition to the rise in dam levels spread in the regions and areas of the governorate.

 Engineer Abdul-Razzaq al-Awak, Director of Water Resources in Hasaka indicated that the water reservoirs of the governorate have amounted to "632" million cubic meters, while the water stored last year in all dams and the same period was "393" million cubic meters.

Major Activities of the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade in 2019

The activities of the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade during 2019  focused on signing agreements with friendly countries including   Crimea, Belarus and Iran, strengthening cooperation with other countries, participating in 17 external exhibitions, and supervising 47 internal exhibitions whilst adopting measures to protect the national product  in addition to  work in the field of empowering entrepreneurs and owners of small and medium-sized enterprises.

In the field of bolstering economic and trade  relations with a number of  countries, the ministry has taken several measures  including the inclusion of Syria in the list of countries that enjoy the customs privileges of the Eurasian Economic Union,  participation in the "Arabia Expo 2019" exhibition held  in Moscow between  8-10 of April 2019 , the signing of an agreement on trade and economic cooperation with  the Crimea on August 29, 2019 ,  the opening of a branch of the trade  house “Syria .. Crimea” in Damascus and participation in the Yalta International Economic Forum held in the Republic of Crimea on   18 - 20 of April 2019.

Syria’s Oldest Wool Carpets Factory:

Syria Times visited the government -own wool carpets factory in al-Qadam suburb, 5kms southern Damascus.

“This factory is the oldest wool carpet factory in the region. It was a privately  owned factory which was later nationalized after the 8th of March Revolution in 1963. Syria is the only state in the world which produces one hundred percent wool-made carpets. The Syrian government has two wool carpet factories, onein Damascus and the other in Sweida.” Engineer George Saffar, the Director of the Damascus Wool Carpet Factory said to Syria Times during a meeting in his office.

More than 1.7 billion Syrian pounds the cost of damages of the electricity system due to terrorism in Halfaya

Hama, ST- The Electricity Company of Hama estimated the damages of the electricity system in the city of Halfaya in the countryside of Hama as a result of the terrorist groups' attacks to be more than one billion and 744 million Syrian pounds.

Engineer Mohamed Al-Raidi, Director of Hama Electricity Company, explained that damages were caused to the transfer centers and their accessories in various capacities and to the requirements of medium voltage such as grids, towers and insulators and the requirements of low voltage networks and columns in addition to the cables and the subscriber cables and counters, pointing out that the detection of the damages was done by specialized committees.

Installing 15 electrical transformers in villages and towns in the northern Hama countryside liberated from terrorism

Hama, ST- The General Electricity Company of Hama installed 15 electrical transformers of various capacities in a number of villages and towns in the northern governorate countryside that were damaged by terrorism.

The director of the company, Eng. Mohamad Al-Raidi, explained in a statement to Sana that the accomplished works are part of the efforts made to equip and rehabilitate the electric transfer centers that were damaged and  looted  by the terrorists, and to restore electrical power  to the areas of Souran, Taibat al-Imam, Ma`rdis and Kawkab. He added  that 5 transformers were installed in Souran.