Reception ceremony on occasion of Syrian Press Day

Damascus, SANA – On the occasion of the Syrian Press Day, the Journalists Union held a reception ceremony on Tuesday at the Royal Hall in al-Jalaa Sports City in Damascus.

In a press statement, member of the Regional Leadership of the al-Baath Arab Socialist Party, head of the Bureau of Preparation, Culture and Information Dr. Mahdi Dakhlallah affirmed that the Syria was one of the first Arab countries in the field of journalism and the Syrian journalism dates back to more than 130 years.

aid in a speech during the ceremony that since the beginning of the aggression, the national media has been defending its country on all political, economic, social and cultural fronts, and it has been able to confront “satanic media machines” and made so many sacrifices, as several journalists were killed or injured while covering the Syrian army’s operations against the terrorist groups or in terrorist attacks on media institutions.

For his part, Chairman of the Syrian Journalists Union Moussa Abdul Nour said that the national media is currently conveying the Syrian pulse through festivals and activities in the various cultural, sports, artistic and economic fields, most recently the preparations for the Damascus International Fair, saluting the martyrs of the national media and the Syrian army.

M.al-Frieh/H. Said

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