Yalta, SANA- The Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) was opened in Yalta city with the participation of Syria.
The Syrian delegation includes up to 70 economic officials, businessmen and Lattakia Governor Ibrahim Khuder al-Salem.
Speaking during the opening ceremony, Head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksionov said that (YIEF) has been “a time-honored tradition which hosts many friends and interested people in the joint work with us within the frame work of Russia.”
Andrey Nazarov, co-chairman of the YIEF 2018 Organizing Committee said that the Syrian delegation is the most representative in the forum this year, adding that April 21st will be dedicated entirely to Syria within the framework of the forum.
Lattakia Governor Ibrahim Khuder al-Salem said that the reconstruction stage has started in Syria which requires wide participation from specialized companies, especially Russian companies, pointing out that the tourism sector will be a priority in the forum as the conditions are suitable for improving the joint work between Lattakia and Yalta city.