Jun 1 2020

Russian cultural center resumes activities after years of stoppage due to war

Damascus, SANA_ The Russian Cultural Center in Damascus on Sunday announced the opening of Russian language courses and the gradual return of its activities after several years of stoppage due to the terrorist war against Syria. The Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Damascus Eldar Qurbanof highlighted the strength and depth of the Russian-Syrian relations and the importance of resuming Russian language courses. He expressed his hope that it would be a first step towards developing this educational and cultural work that contributes to strengthening relations between the two peoples and resuming the work …

Mar 22 2020

Al-Zabadani Hospital designated as medical isolation center

Damascus Countryside, SANA_ The Health Ministry has designated al-Zabadani Hospital in Damascus Countryside as a medical isolation center in case any novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are confirmed in Syria. This new move comes within the framework of the government’s procedures to confront Coronavirus. Minister of Health Nizar Yazigi toured the hospital to inspect the preparations and the available equipment making sure that this place is a suitable medical isolation center. He clarified that the center is a well-sterilized medical place where best qualified medical staff work. Director of Damascus Health Directorate Yasin Na’nous said that al-Zabadani Hospital contains 100 beds …