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Jun 14 2021

President al-Assad: Nationalism , in its basic meaning, is belonging

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received a delegation from Islamic National Conference which comprises heads of parties, representatives, political and syndicate figures from a number of Arab and Islamic countries. Talks during the meeting dealt with the nationalism concept, identity and belonging. The talks affirmed that the events which have lately happened in Gaza and the victory achieved there, the uprising of the Palestinian people in all regions and the interaction of the Arab people with them, all proved that the Arab people are still adhering to their ideology, identity and belonging despite all the plots that were …

Jun 13 2021

President al-Assad receives credentials of Iranian and Palestinian Ambassadors

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday the credentials of Mehdi Sobhani as Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the credentials of Samir al-Rifai as Ambassador of Palestine to the Syrian Arab Republic. President al-Assad received both of the new ambassadors separately and exchanged talks with them, wishing them success in their missions. The two ambassadors were received and bid farewell at the People’s Palace according to usual ceremonies. Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Fayssal Mikdad, and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Mansour Azzam, attended the ceremony of receiving credentials. Rafah al-Allouni /Ruaa al-Jazaeri FORUM

Jun 1 2021

President al-Assad receives a cable of congratulation from President of Russian Crimea Republic on winning presidential election

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad received a cable of congratulation from President of Russian Republic of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, on the occasion of winning the presidential election.  “The Syrian citizens have once again set their hopes on you to overcome the repercussions of the war and bring peace to the country, they trust you as a fortress that protects their rights and the freedoms of all representatives of society”, President Aksyonov said in the cable. He added that your re-election gives confidence to successfully continue the implementation of the provisions of agreements signed between the two countries in the field of …

May 30 2021

President al-Assad receives congratulation cable from Sultan of Oman on winning presidential election

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad received on Sunday a congratulation cable from Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tariq on winning the presidential election. Sultan of Oman expressed his sincere congratulations and wishes to President al-Assad for success in continuing to lead the Syrian people to achieve their aspirations towards stability, progress and prosperity. Haybah/Shaza FORUM

May 28 2021

President al-Assad to Syrian people: What have you done was an unprecedented challenge phenomenon against enemies of Homeland

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad addressed the Syrian people in a TV speech broadcast on Friday on the occasion of winning the presidential election: President al-Assad said in each national entitlement, whether this entitlement was a defense by weapon, opinion, work of a constitutional entitlement, you have always making your special definition of the meaning of patriotism, and in every stage that we have passed through, your definition has carried special messages, whether for the friend or the enemy, which come from the conditions of that stage and suits its challenges, and despite that your several messages didn’t lack, at any …

May 28 2021

Belarusian President congratulates President al-Assad on winning presidential election

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad received on Friday a cable of congratulation from Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, in which he congratulated him on winning the presidential election. The Belarusian President said that winning the presidential election is an evidence of recognition of the President al-Assad ‘s national role as a national leader who confidently defends his country against foreign interference ,and fights for peace and stability in Syria. The Belarusian President added that Belarus has been and still a friend to the Syrian people and it will continue to support Syria. He noted that Belarus attaches great importance to …

May 24 2021

President al-Assad condoles family of Syrian martyr who died in Lebanon in the attack on Syrian electors

Beirut, SANA- Upon the directives of President Bashar Al-Assad, Minister of Presidential Affairs, Mansour Azzam, conveyed President Al-Assad’s condolences to the family of martyr Mohsen Saleh al-Ahmad, who died in an attack on a bus while heading for the Syrian embassy in Beirut to cast his vote in the Presidential elections. The martyr’s wife thanked and appreciated President Al-Assad’s initiative, stressing that her husband’s martyrdom is a source of pride for the family. Martyr Mohsen al-Ahmad has passed away of a heart attack due to the fear after the bus came under the attack at sa’ad Nael town by assailants …

May 3 2021

President Al-Assad: the country that does not produce is not an independent one

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad visited on Monday a number of facilities and factories in Hassiya Industrial City, some of which were established within difficult circumstances during the war on Syria and had a role in supporting the national economy and securing an important part of the Syrian market needs in various fields. During the visit, the president met with workers, technicians and factory owners, and held talks with them about the production process, its requirements and ways to support this process, stressing that increasing production is the most important goal for the progress of the economy and the investment of …

May 2 2021

President al-Assad grants general amnesty for crimes committed before May 2nd

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad issued on Sunday legislative Decree No. 13 for 2021 granting a general amnesty for crimes committed before May 2nd , 2021. The amnesty includes full punishment for misdemeanors, contraventions, measures of reforms and patronage for the juveniles, interior and external fleeing from military service, some of temporary criminal penalties, crimes of juveniles and other crimes. Hybah / Mazen FORUM

Apr 27 2021

President al-Assad condoles Iraqi President over victims of hospital fire, prays for God to preserve Iraq and its people

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday sent, on behalf of the Syrian people and on his own behalf, a cable of condolences to Iraqi President Barham Salih in which he expressed his heartfelt condolences on victims of the fire that broke out in Ibn al-Khatib Hospital in Baghdad which claimed the lives of dozens of citizens. In the cable, President al-Assad expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to Iraqi President and to the Iraqi people, praying that God to rest the victims’ souls in peace and grant their families patience and preserve Iraq and its people from any harm. …

Apr 26 2021

Presidents al-Assad, Putin discuss economic cooperation and means of confronting Coronavirus pandemic

Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad discussed on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin a number of issues of mutual concern. The two presidents discussed in a telephone call bilateral relations between the Syrian Arab Republic and Russian Federation, particularly at the economic and commercial levels, in addition to joint cooperation to face the Corona pandemic, and Russia’s determination to supply additional vaccines to help the Syrian people deal with the pandemic. President al-Assad thanked Russia for the humanitarian assistance  provided to help the Syrian people overcome the impacts of unjust blockade imposed on the country. Talks during the telephone …

Apr 17 2021

President al-Assad discusses executive mechanisms for implementing the consumer protection law

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday met Prime Minister Hussein Arnous, Local Administration and Environment Minister Hussein Makhlouf , Interior Minister Mohammad Khaled al-Rahmoun, Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection, Talal Al-Barazi,and Justice Minister Ahmad al-Sayyed, and discussed with them executive mechanisms for implementing the consumer protection law. During the meeting, President al-Assad instructed the ministers to set a precise definition of capacities and responsibilities of each party working in the committees tasked with monitoring market movement, price control, regulating and following -up breaches in a way that ensures the integrity of roles between government agencies and the …

Apr 17 2021

President al-Assad receives cables of congratulation from Iranian President and Malaysian King on Evacuation day

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad received a cable of congratulation from President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, on the occasion of Evacuation Day, wishing the Syrian people more progress and success. President Rouhani hoped bilateral relations would be boosted in all domains and valuable steps would be taken to prevail peace and stability in the region as well as establishing regional cooperation through investing all capabilities available in both countries. President al-Assad also received a cable of congratulation from his majesty, the King of Malaysia, Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin al-Mustafa Billah Shah, in which he extended the king …

Apr 12 2021

President al-Assad issues decree on new consumer protection law

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad issued on Monday Legislative Decree No.8 for 2021 that stipulates for the new consumer protection law. The low aims at protecting the rights of the consumer, ensuring the safety of food, preventing monopoly through setting regulations for trade practicing, pricing, imposing censorship on the quality of goods and products with tightening penalties and fines on monopoly, selling without invoice, not to announce prices, and manipulating with weight, as well as selling at increasing prices. Shaza Qriema/Mazen FORUM

Apr 11 2021

President al-Assad accepts credentials of new Ambassadors of Mauritania, Argentina

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday accepted credentials of Ahmadu Adi Muhammad al-Radhi as the Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and credentials of Sebastian Zavala as Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina to the Syrian Arab Republic. Later, President al-Assad received the new Ambassadors separately and wished them success in their diplomatic missions. Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad, and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Mansour Azzam, attended the ceremony of receiving credentials. The two ambassadors were received and bid farewell according to usual diplomatic ceremonies. Manar Salameh/Mazen Eyon FORUM

Mar 12 2021

President al-Assad grants a general amnesty for a number of crimes committed by those charged with military service

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad issued on Friday Legislative Decree No. 1 for 2021 granting a general amnesty for full penalty of a number of crimes committed by those charged with the military service before date of March 12, 2021 who intended to evade joining the service temporarily or permanently. The amnesty includes crimes of forgery and the use of forged documents in addition to manipulation with the aim of evading the military service. Hybah Sleman / Mazen FORUM

Mar 10 2021

Chinese President and wife wish quick recovery for President al-Assad and Mrs. Asma al-Assad

Beijing, SANA-President of China, Xi Jinping, and his wife wished quick recovery for President Bashar al-Assad and Mrs. Asma al-Assad from COVId-19 “coronavirus” infection. Xinhua news agency said that President Jiping addressed a letter to President al-Assad in which he and his wife, Peng Liyuan, expressed sympathy and wishes for President al-Assad and Mrs. Asma with quick recovery from COVID-19 infection. President Jinping stressed that China, as government and people, strongly support the efforts exerted  by the Syrian government and people to combat COVID-19, expressing confidence that under the leadership of President al-Assad, the Syrian people will defeat Covid -19. …

Mar 8 2021

President al-Assad and Mrs. Asma al-Assad infected with Covid-19, they are in good health and stable condition

Damascus, SANA- The Presidency of the Syrian Arab Republic has announced that President Bashar al-Assad and Mrs. Asma al-Assad are infected with the coronavirus, and they are in a good health and in a stable condition. News published on the Presidency’s page on Facebook mentioned that after feeling mild symptoms similar to those of infection with Covid-19 virus, President al-Assad and Mrs. Asma al-Assad conducted a PCR test, and the result showed that they are infected with the virus, knowing that they are in a good health and in a stable condition. They will continue their work during their home …

Feb 20 2021

President al-Assad issues Law on establishment of Micro-Finance Banks

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday issued the Law no. 8 for the year 2021 on establishment of the Micro-Finance Banks. The Banks aim at securing the necessary funding for projects of smallholder producers, small entrepreneurs, and those who have a low income or zero-income through granting them operating loans in order to secure additional income for this segment, create job opportunities and achieve sustainable development. Bushra Dabin/ Hala Zain FORUM

Feb 18 2021

President al-Assad issues a law on raising Industrial Bank capital to SYP 14 billion

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday issued the law no. /7/ for the year 2021 on raising the capital of the Industrial Bank to SYP 14 billion with the aim of improving its financing capabilities in granting the required funding for the industrial projects in a way that meets the requirements of the current stage. Ruaa al-Jazaeri FORUM

Feb 17 2021

President al-Assad: Decentralization important, necessary and should start through practice and actual participation

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad met on Wednesday members of the Higher Council of Local Administration which holds its meetings in Damascus on Wednesday. President al-Assad stressed the importance of the council as the local administration, with all its bodies, is the direct link between the citizen and the state and it is the most capable authority to give facts on the ground and link them together in a way that enables the government to take right decisions according to priorities required by the needs of citizens. President al-Assad said that decentralization which will be discussed by the meeting of …

Feb 14 2021

Dr. al-Jaafari sworn in before President al-Assad as Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister

Damascus, SANA-  Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari was sworn in before President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday as Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister. Later, President al-Assad received Dr. al-Jaafari and provided him with directives, wishing him success in his tasks. The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Foreign and Expatriates Minister Dr. Fayssal Mikdad. Bushra Dabin/ Hala Zain FORUM

Feb 11 2021

President al-Assad issues law on establishing Higher Institute for Cinematic Arts

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad issued on Thursday Law No. /6/ for the year 2021 on establishing the Higher Institute for Cinematic Arts, with the aim of graduating specialists in cinematic arts, training and qualification in various fields of cinematic art in a way that would achieve an artistic renaissance in these fields. Shaza al-Ashkar/Ruaa al-Jazaeri FORUM

Feb 10 2021

President al-Assad receives Khaji.. affirms necessity of continuing work of Committee of discussing constitution without foreign intervention

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad received on Wednesday Ali Asghar Khaji, Senior Aide of the Iranian Foreign Minister and the accompanying delegation. Talks during the meeting dealt with the strategic relations between Syria and Iran and aspects of bilateral relations, particularly in the economic domain in a way that helps the Syrian people confront the blockade and the coercive unilateral measures imposed on the country. Consultations were held on a number of issues related to the political side, including the meetings held within Astana track formula and the need for building on what has been achieved in the previous meetings and …

Jan 6 2021

President al-Assad congratulates members of Armenian Orthodox denomination on occasion of Christmas

Damascus SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday congratulated members of the Armenian Orthodox denomination in Damascus on the occasion of Christmas, the birth of Christ, the Messenger of love and peace. Delegated by President al-Assad, Presidential Affairs Minister Mansour Azzam offered congratulations, on behalf of President al-Assad, to Bishop Armash Nalbandian, Primate of the Armenian Church of Damascus, and through him to all members of the Armenian community. For his part, Bishop Nalbandian thanked President al-Assad for his generous congratulation, praying for God to save Syrian people and army, have mercy on all the Syrian martyrs and keep the Syrian …

Jun 1 2020

New governors of Homs, Quneitra, Daraa, and Hasaka sworn in before President al-Assad

Damascus, SANA – The new governors of four provinces were sworn in before President Bashar al-Assad on Monday. Bassam Mamdouh Barssik, Mohammed Tarek Ziad Kreshati, Marwan Ibrahim Sharbak, and Ghassan Halim Khalil were sworn in as governors of Homs, Quneitra, Daraa, and Hasaka, respectively. President al-Assad met with the new governors and provided them with directives, stressing the important role played by Governors as they are in direct contact with citizens, local councils, and municipalities, given them better insight into what could be done to develop provinces and their rural areas and improve their services facilities to serve citizens’ interests …

May 31 2020

President al-Assad issues decree that extends all legal deadlines included in tax legislations and fees as of March 22nd, 2020

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad issued on Sunday the legislative decree No.12 for 2020 that extends all legal deadlines included in the tax legislations and fees as of March 22nd, 2020, the date of starting the preventive measures taken to confront the coronavirus. Shaza/Mazen FORUM

May 30 2020

President al-Assad appoints new governors for five governorates

Damascus, SANA_ President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday issued several decrees provide for the appointment of new governors for the provinces of Daraa, Quneitra, Sweida, Homs and Hasaka. President al-Assad issued Decree No. 127 for the year 2020 that names Humam Sadeq al-Debiyat as Governor of Sweida. Al-Debiyat was governor of Quneitra. The President also issued Decree No. 128 for the year 2020 assigning Bassam Mamdouh Barssik as Governor of Homs. Before this position, Barssik held the position of Deputy Minister of Tourism. President al-Assad issued Decree No. 129 for the year 2020 stipulates for the appointment of Mohammed Tarek Ziad …

May 28 2020

President al-Assad issues decree No. 125 that amends articles in the Law of regulating universities

Related Articles Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday issued decree No.125 for 2020 that amends articles 103, 116 and 145 of the executive list of law on regulating universities issued by decree No.250 for 2006 and its amendments. The new decree deals with the problem of  the students who have exhausted their right of registration in the academic universities, high studies and diploma in a scientific and objective way. It allowed the university students who have used up the opportunity of registration to register once again in their faculties. The decree also gave an exceptional year for students of master …

May 23 2020

President al-Assad receives congratulatory cables on occasion of Eid al-Fitr holiday

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday received a number of congratulatory cables on occasion of Eid al-Fitr holiday. President al-Assad received congratulatory a cable from First Sharia Judge of Damascus Mahmoud al-Maarawi, who offered his best wishes to President al-Assad, his family, and the people of Syria on this occasion. In the cable he sent, Minister of Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Mohammad Abdulsattar al-Sayyed expressed his best wishes and prayed to God to protect Syria and deliver it from the hardships caused by the Coronavirus. For his part, Justice Minister Hesham al-Shaar offered congratulations on behalf of …

May 17 2020

President al-Assad issues decree granting scholarships to families of martyrs, wounded, and missing military personnel

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday issued the legislative decree No.11 for the year 2020 which stipulates for specifying at least 2% of the annual free scholarships allocated by all universities and private educational institutions to the families of the martyrs, the wounded, and missing personnel from the Army and Armed Forces and the Internal Security Forces who were martyred, injured, or went missing due to the war or the combat operations or at the hands of terrorist gangs or hostile members. Shaza/Mazen FORUM

May 13 2020

Presidential decree exempts raw materials imported for local industry with 1% customs duty from customs duties

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday issued the legislative decree no. 10 for the year 2020 which stipulates for exempting raw materials imported for local industry, with a customs duty of one percent from customs duties specified in the customs tariffs schedule and all others taxes and fees imposed on importing. Shaza/Mazen FORUM

May 11 2020

President al-Assad issues decrees ending appointment of Internal Trade Minister and naming replacement

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday issued Decree No. 122 for 2020 which ends the appointment of Atef al-Naddaf as Minister of Foreign Trade and Consumer Protection. President al-Assad also issued Decree No. 123 appointing Talal al-Barazi as Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection and ending his appointment as Governor of Homs. FORUM

May 7 2020

Presidential decree on delaying People’s Assembly elections until July 19,2020

Related Articles Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday issued the decree no.121 for the year 2020 stipulating for delaying the elections of the People’s Assembly for the 3rd legislative term until July 19, 2020 in the framework of the precautionary measures taken by the state to deal with the coronavirus. On March 14, President al-Assad issued the decree no. 86 for the year 2020 stipulating for delaying the elections of the People’s Assembly scheduled on April 13, 2020 in accordance with the decree no. 76 for 2020 until May 20, 2020 in the framework of the precautionary measures taken …

May 4 2020

President al-Assad holds meeting with government team for confronting Coronavirus to discuss latest developments

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday met with the government team tasked with confronting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its repercussions, discussing the latest developments in confronting the pandemic and its effects on the daily lives of citizens, particularly in terms of living conditions. President al-Assad said that this meeting comes after several weeks of applying the precautionary measures and several months of the pandemic’s spread and its deep and clear effects that accelerate rapidly, particularly since there is no tangible sign of anything for confronting this pandemic. His Excellency said that regarding the situation in …

Apr 20 2020

President al-Assad to Zarif: Coronavirus crisis exposed the failure and immorality of Western regimes

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the accompanying delegation. At the start of the meeting, President al-Assad offered condolences to Iran and its people over the victims of the Coronavirus, voicing regret that this pandemic has become a subject of political investment by some states in the West, mainly the United States which continues to impose sanctions on states despite of these exceptional humanitarian circumstances. His Excellency said the Coronavirus crisis has exposed the failure of the Western regimes as well as their immorality, because the pandemic showed …

Apr 19 2020

Presidential Affairs Minister congratulates heads of Christian denominations that follow Eastern calendar on Easter

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Presidential Affairs Minister Mansour Azzam on Sunday visited heads of Christian denominations that follow the Eastern (Julian) calendar, relaying the congratulations and best wishes of President al-Assad on occasion of Easter. Azzam offered congratulations to Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All East, John X Yazigi, and to Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All East Mar Ignatius Aphram II. For their part, Patriarchs Yazigi and Aphram II thanked President al-Assad for this gesture, praying to God to preserve Syria and deliver it from the terrorist war imposed …

Mar 27 2020

Phone call between President al-Assad and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – A phone called was held between President Bashar al-Assad and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, during which they discussed the repercussions of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), The Crown Prince affirmed that the UAE supports the Syrian people during these extraordinary circumstances, saying that Syria will not remain alone in these critical circumstances. Hazem Sabbagh FORUM

Mar 23 2020

President al-Assad receives Russian Defense Minister

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu and the accompanying delegation. The two sides discussed the Russian-Turkish agreements reached on March 5th and the constant breaches of them by terrorist organization, focusing on the mechanisms of implementing these agreements which involve keeping terrorists 6 km away from the Aleppo-Lattakia International Highway (M4) in order to reopen it. President al-Assad and Minister Shoygu also discussed the situation in the Syrian al-Jazeera area and the continuing theft of Syrian petroleum and resources by the United States, as well as discussing the steps taken …

Mar 22 2020

President al-Assad decrees general amnesty for crimes committed before March 22, 2020

Damascus, SANA_ President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday issued Legislative Decree No. 6 for the year 2020 granting a general amnesty for crimes committed before  March 22, 2020. The decree expanded the range of amnesty for some crimes that were not covered in previous decrees. Gh.A.Hassoun FORUM

Mar 20 2020

President al-Assad receives phone call from President Putin on developments of events in Syria

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad on Friday received a telephone phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin on the developments of events in Syria. During the call, President al-Assad and Putin touched upon the implementation of the Russian-Turkish agreements concluded on March 5 to achieve stability in Idleb region and the continued violation of these agreements by terrorist organizations in addition to the political process. President Putin congratulated President al-Assad and the Syrian people on the occasion of Israa and Mi’raj night, wishing that Syria would overcome difficulties it is passing through and restore security and stability as soon as possible. …

Mar 14 2020

Presidential decree on delaying the people’s Assembly elections

Damascus, SANA_ In the framework of the precautionary measures taken by the state to deal with the Coronavirus, President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday issued a decree stipulating for delaying the elections of the people’s Assembly for the 3rd legislative term scheduled on April 13, 2020 in accordance with the decree No 76 for 2020. The new date for the elections will be on May 20, 2020. Gh.A.Hassoun FORUM

Mar 6 2020

President al-Assad and President Putin discuss developments in Syria during phone call

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed during a phone call on Friday the developments in Syria. President Putin congratulated President al-Assad over the achievements made during the recent battles in Idleb, briefing His Excellency on the results of the meetings he held along with Russian officials with Turkish officials on Thursday. President al-Assad expressed satisfaction over what was achieved by the Russian leadership during the meeting with the Turkish side in Moscow and over the potential positive effects that these achievements could have on the Syrian people on various levels, including humanitarian, …

Mar 5 2020

President Bashar al-Assad’s Interview with Russia 24

Related Articles Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to Russia 24 TV; Following is the full text of the interview; Journalist:  Hello! This is “International Review” with Yevgeny Primakov. Today, we are in Damascus, in our temporary studio. His Excellency, President Bashar al-Assad, is not our guest in the studio; rather, we are his guests. Mr. President, thank you very much for receiving us and giving us the time to conduct this interview. We are happy to be with you and to see that you are in a good health in these difficult circumstances. President Assad:  You are welcome. …

Mar 1 2020

  A decree increasing salaries of families of martyrs, the missing and cases of ill health pension by SYP 20 thousand

Damascus, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday issued the legislative decree no. /5/ increasing salaries of the families of martyrs, the missing and the cases of ill health pension who suffer a disability rate of 40 percent or more from the military and internal security forces by SYP 20,000. Hala Zain FORUM

Feb 17 2020

President al-Assad: Our army will never hesitate to carry out its national duties, and it will be as it always has been: an army from the people and for the people

Related Articles Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad on Monday delivered a televised speech on occasion of the recent battles of liberation. President al-Assad began the speech by saluting the people of Aleppo for their steadfastness, faith, bravery, and sacrifices. His Excellency said “When Aleppo city was liberated at the end of 2016, I said that what was before the liberation of Aleppo city will not be the same as what will be after that, and I based that on my knowledge of where the members of our Armed Forces are aiming with their hearts and minds. I based that …