November 12, 2013
Damascus, (SANA) – Prime Minister, Dr. Wael al-Halqi, stressed the government's commitment to launching new qualitative industries to meet the needs of the local market.
During a meeting with members of Damascus Chamber of Industry, al-Halqi reviewed the efforts exerted by the government to improve the national industries and to consolidate the elements of their steadfastness in the shade of the terrorist acts perpetrated by the armed terrorist groups.
The Prime Minister hailed the national industrialists and businessmen who withstood in the homeland and insisted to continue production and work with the government to provide the requirements of decent living for the Syrian people.
In turn, members of the chamber reviewed the reality of industry and mechanisms to develop it.
They pointed out to the efforts of the government in maintaining the national industries and developing them in quantity and quality in spite of the crisis.
In a statement following the meeting, Head of Damascus Chamber of Industry, Basel al-Hamwi, stressed that the meeting discussed several important issues, including cooperation and coordination between the government and the industrial sector in decision making in this regard.
Al-Hamwi called on industrialists to return to the areas which are cleared of the armed terrorist groups, pointing out that the industrialists discussed with the Prime Minister mechanisms to rehabilitate and repair the damaged industrial establishments.