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International Conference on Digital Transformation highlights Syria's digital strategy

The first session of the 3rd International Conference on Digital Transformation, which was opened in Damascus on Friday, has emphasized that digital transformation is very important and necessary for countries as it reflects positively on these countries' economic and social development. Participants in this session reviewed Syria's digital transformation strategy, current capabilities, obstacles to digital integration, change management, opportunities of investment in digital transformation, the economic and financial impacts of digital transformation and its role in enhancing the  purchasing strength of the local currency and the obstacles that hamper this transformation.

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 Syria Times asked Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh, Founder and Chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International Group, (the largest Arab group for international professional services in the fields of accounting, management consulting, technology transfer, training, education and intellectual property) "After the dialogue session with ministers and specialists in digital transformation, what do you think is the main obstacle to digital transformation in Syria?



Three security men martyred while performing a mission to maintain security in Daraa

Daraa (ST): Three security men were martyred today while carrying out a mission to maintain security in Daraa Governorate.

The Ministry of Interior said that three members of the Political Security were killed today at dawn in the Ghabagheb area in Daraa countryside, while carrying out a mission to maintain security in the governorate.

An attack targets a headquarters of the (SDF) militia in Deir Ezzour countryside

Deir Ezzour (ST): A number of "SDF" militants, backed by the American occupation forces, were wounded in an attack targeting one of their headquarters in the town of Al-Shuhail in Deir Ezzour countryside, which is witnessing popular anger after the militia forces seized a number of citizens' homes in the town.

Local sources  said that gunmen on motorbikes targeted, with automatic weapons, the headquarters of the“ SDF militia” in Al-Shabaka school in the town of Al-Shuhail in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzour, which led to injuries among the militia and pushed it to  immediately bring military reinforcements to the area.

The International Conference on Digital Transformation kicks off today

Damascus (ST): The works of the third session of the International Conference on Digital Transformation was launched this morning under the title of  “Syria and Digital Transformation,  Opportunities and Challenges” with the participation of a number of economic and social activities from Arab and foreign countries at the Conferences Palace in Damascus.

The conference, which will last until the 11th of this month, aims to create opportunities for investment and success, identify obstacles to implementation and mechanisms to overcome them, review the problems and obstacles of the host country in the field of digital transformation, in addition to attracting experts supervising digital transformation in the best electronic governments to benefit from their expertise through interactive lectures that will be held within the conference activities.

Syrian Al-Jazeera's tribes support presidential elections and reject the presence of US and Turkish occupation forces in Syria

HASAKAH, ( ST)_ The residents of the southern countryside of Qameshli gathered in the “tent of the homeland" in Al-Haj town to express their support for presidential elections and to say NO to the US and Turkish occupation forces and their tools. 
Speaking to the correspondent of the Syrian News Agency (SANA), Head of Al-Tay tribe Sheikh Mohammad Al-Fares said that tribes of the Syrian Al-Jazeera region stand by the Syrian army in their effort to expel the US and Turkish occupation forces from Syria.

Syria calls for ensuring international support and financial resources to remove hidden killer

Syria has renewed its call  for lifting the western unilateral, coercive measures being imposed on the Syrian people and ensuring international support and financial and technical resources to remove mines as well as implementing the agreement reached with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) including the building of Syrian capabilities far away from politicization and selectivity. 
Syria’s permanent representative to the UN, Bassam Sabbagh, said in a statement to Security council in a session about “Measures regarding Mines” that Western coercive measures, which are being imposed on the people of Syria target the people's basic needs and affect the capability of different main service and economic sectors in performing their duties effectively.