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Jun 1 2021

Chinese President congratulates President al-Assad on winning presidential election

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad received a cable of congratulation from Chinese President Xi Jinping on the occasion of his election as President of the Syrian Arab Republic. In his cable, Chinese President hailed the deep-rooted relations of friendship between China and Syria, asserting that Syria was one of the pioneer Arab Countries that has established diplomatic relations with China. The Chinese President added that he attaches importance to developing the Chinese-Syrian relations, expressing readiness to work with President al-Assad to seize the 65th anniversary of establishing bilateral diplomatic relations this year as a chance to realize big achievements in the …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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, …

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 …