January 23, 2001
The Lebanese telecom firm Investcom and the Syrian-Egyptian SyriaTel were awarded 15-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) licenses to expand Syria’s mobile phone network, according to the official daily
January 22, 2001
The Assembly for Democracy and Unity, a political gathering in Syria has issued its first statement declaring its foundation and raison d’etre. Meanwh
Syria is sitting on diamond reserves that could be commercially exploited, a Syrian official was quoted as saying Tuesday, while inviting the domestic and foreign private sector to invest.
Syria has taken measures to bring its banking system into line with other countries, drafting laws on private banking and banking secrecy, and introducing the open market rate for some foreign currenc
January 21, 2001
Together with the Syrian-Egyptian mobile phone company, SyriaTel, the Lebanese Investcom company has recently won a bid for operating Syria\'s mobile
The Syrian cabinet has endorsed a new banking law that will allow investors and businessmen to establish banks either as private joint stock companies
Syrian President Bashar Assad will arrive Sunday in the United Arab Emirates for a two-day visit.
A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on prospects of the Syrian tourism sector said that Syria is raising its profile as a tourism destination with a combination of promotional efforts, b
January 20, 2001
Syrian President Bashar Assad heads Saturday to the United Arab Emirates, his first visit to the Gulf country since he came to power in July.
January 18, 2001
Prime ministers of Tunisia and Syria will co-chair a joint higher committee in Tunis on January 21.
January 17, 2001
The announcement on January 2 in Syria’s official Tishreen daily that President Bashar al-Assad had wed was typical of the manner in which the 35-year
January 16, 2001
Syrian Ministry of Information has dispatched letters to a number of Arab and foreign correspondents urging them to observe accuracy and objectivity i
Syria is considering reducing its Customs duties on imported goods in an attempt to contain the smuggling of finished products from Lebanon
Turkey and Syria agreed in Ankara Monday to enhance cooperation in natural gas and oil projects in a further sign of improving relations between the t
Syrian official statistics have shown that the domestic sales of the Public Meat Company totaled 184,326,000 Syrian pounds in the first half of 2000, out of SP 247,655,000 planned sales volume for the