DAMASCUS, (SANA) - Prime Minister Riyad Hijab on Wednesday issued a number of decisions granting ministerial powers to the state ministers.
Hijab empowered the State Minister Abdullah Hussein Khalil to exercise the ministerial powers related to administrative development and other tasks assigned to him by the Prime Minister.
Minister of State Najm Eddin Khreit was tasked with following up on development projects in the eastern northern region while minister of State Joseph Sweid was tasked with issues related to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization.
Premier Hijab empowered Minister of State Mohammad Turki to exercise the ministerial powers related to the People's Assembly while Minister of State Jamal Shaaban Shahin was tasked with following up investment and development projects in the southern area.
The Prime Minister also issued a decision on delegating Minister of State Hussein Mahmoud Farzat to carry out the tasks assigned to the Minister who is responsible for following up vital projects in the Syrian provinces in coordination with Deputy Prime Minister for Services.
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