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December, 2015

  • 20 December

    Mass concludes year of commemorating centennial of Sayfo Syriac genocide committed by Ottomans

    Damascus, SANA – Marking the conclusion of the year of commemorating the centennial of “Sayfo” genocide committed by Ottomans against Syriacs, a mass was held on Sunday evening at St. …

  • 18 December

    Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch organizes Christmas festivity

    Damascus, SANA – The Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East organized a Christmas festivity titled “A Tale of Peace” on Friday evening at Lady of Dormition Cathedral in …

  • 16 December

    Tourist Investment Market forum presents 47 new projects in front of businessmen

    Damascus, SANA-The 8th Tourist Investment Market forum opened its activities on Wednesday under the motto “A pioneering investment for a promising future” with the participation of businessmen and many economic …

November, 2015

  • 26 November

    Al-Halaqi to Supreme Council of Tourism: Activating internal tourism and enhancing its stability

    Damascus, SANA-Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi stressed on Thursday the government’ keenness to promote the developmental sectors due to their important role in the comprehensive development process which Syria will witness …

  • 23 November

    Role of the youth in defending homeland against terrorism affirmed

    Damascus, SANA- The role of the youth in shouldering their responsibilities towards their homeland and in supporting their army, which has achieved glorious victories against terrorism was reiterated in a Symposium held at …

  • 21 November

    PM inaugurates a Mall, lays cornerstone of a hospital in Damascus Countryside

    Damascus Countryside, SANA- Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, and  marking the 45th anniversary of the Correctionist Movement, Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi laid the cornerstone for the project of …

  • 19 November

    Premier al-Halaqi inaugurates 750 housing units in Damascus countryside

    Damascus, SANA – Prime Minister Wael al- Halaqi inaugurated on Thursday 750 housing units in Qudsaya suburb in Damascus countryside. The inauguration of the SYP 3.5 billion–worth housing units marks …

  • 15 November

    Syria, Czech to enhance Tourism cooperation

    Damascus, SANA-Minister of Tourism Bishr Yazigi discussed on Sunday with Czech Deputy State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa means to enhance bilateral relations in all fields, mainly the tourism …

  • 5 November

    Terrorists inflicted heavy losses upon tourism sector, Minister asserts

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of Tourism Bishr Yazigi asserted that tourist sector has got a large share of the terrorist attacks aiming at marginalizing and destroying the Syrian civilization. Meeting …

October, 2015

  • 25 October

    “Syrian women” gathering launched to maintain cohesion and unity in Syrian society

    Damascus, SANA-A group of women launched on Saturday a gathering dubbed “Syrian women” that aims at enhancing the role of woman in maintaining society’s cohesion and unity in addition to …