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Syrian Diplomatic Club delegation visits Aamal organization to support its social work

Aamal is a Syrian social non-governmental organization for Persons with Disabilities. It was established in 2002 in Damascus to provide rehabilitation services for people with disabilities and to enable them to be effective and independent in their life under the supervision of international experts.

Chairman of the Syrian Diplomatic Club, Ms. Reneva Fourie, and a number of club members recently visited the Aamal organization to be briefed on the organization’s various activities and to discuss ways to support its social work.
Aamal’s Executive Manager, Rana Al-Mnajjed said that Aamal provides training programs to workers in the field assisting people with disabilities, especially those with hearing, speech and language disorders and autism.

“The organization focuses on strengthening and expanding academic programs in Syrian universities in the fields of special education, health sciences and rehabilitation in cooperation with international academic institutions,” she added.
Ms. Fourie and club members toured the sections and departments of the organization where they were acquainted with how the organization works .

Ms. Fourie told Syria times : “The primary purpose of the Diplomatic Club of Syria( DCOS) is to organize fundraising events in support of charitable institutions. Our first fundraiser for the year will be a Ladies’ Brunch on the 10th of March.

Minister of Culture Loubana Mouchaweh...Spreading an enlightened, tolerant culture that rejects fanaticism is our goal.

Revitalizing cultural awareness and spreading  conscious thought is the preoccupation that the Minister of Culture Loubana Mouchaweh is  seeking, which appeared in the past two weeks during her visit to Aleppo and Lattakia.

Syria Times e-newspaper  had a meeting with the Minister Mouchaweh on the sidelines of the ceremony honoring the winners of the National Piano Competition in its first session during a concert hosted by Dar Al-Assad for Culture in Lattakia under the generous patronage of the Ministry of Culture.

Valentine's Day Bazaar in Damascus

More than 130 women and men participated with their various handmade products in the "Colors of Syria" bazaar, which was held in the Umayya hall at the Sheraton Hotel for three days and will conclude today.


The bazaar exhibits various handicrafts and products, including weaving, embroidery, crochet, and fooditems, as well as accessories, linens outfits, perfumes, bags, cosmetics, gemstones, in addition to medicinal aromatic products and others.

Damascus Citadel holds an art exhibition for children

The Baath Vanguards Organization held an art exhibition in the Citadel of Damascus with the participation of Syrian children from 8th until 11th February. The exhibition included distinguished paintings and exhibits.

The children presented their works which represent the integrated and harmonious Syrian environment.They directed a message of love and loyalty to the homeland and the leader of the homeland and the Syrian Arab Army.

Syria Times met Mrs. Heba Saeed, a member of the leadership of the Vanguards of the Baath Organization and the Director of the Arts Office, who told us about the exhibition:

“Within the plan of the Baath Vanguards Organization and the Art Office, we have permanent exhibitions at the level of the organization’s branches and at the country level.

Damascus Citadel was chosen to hold the exhibition in which a large group of children from different governorates of the country participated.

A Displaced Syrian Woman Turns her Suffering into a Successful Project

Women in Syria have faced great challenges and difficulties during the nine-year war , but they have been able to prove their ability to adapt to  conditions and overcome  challenges through their mastery of work  in addition to their determination to succeed in any experience they go through .

Inaam Shaheen is one of the displaced Syrian women , who came to Lattakia from Aleppo province and  managed to transform her strenuous circumstances by diligence  into success . 

Shedding light on this unique successful story  Syriatimes e-newspaper interviewed Mrs. Shaheen who said “we had  nothing  when we came to Lattakia after we had left Aleppo due to terrorist threats and we were in need  of work.  In a small shop in “ Ein Al-Baida” village  in Lattakia countryside , where I stayed with my family, I started  manufacturing  dishwashing liquid and laurel and olive oil soap  in a primitive way and selling  them  to the people of the village” .