Damascus, SANA- In preparation for the 60th edition of Damascus International Fair, the work on the ground at the new Exhibitions’ City is proceeding at an active pace.
The number of participant countries at the Fair reached 46 foreign and Arab countries compared to 43 last year while the number of local companies increased from 1500 to 2000 during this edition, which necessitated the expansion of the pavilions’ spaces from 74 to 90 thousand square meters.
On this matter, Director of the General Establishment for Exhibitions and International Markets Fares Kartli told SANA that the participations include various companies of foodstuffs, engineering, building materials and electrical materials in addition to companies specialized in reconstruction.
He pointed out to the presence of pavilions specialized in textile, food, chemical, shipping, customs clearance and others in order to organize the place and movement, noting to the special facilitations for participants such as transport, aviation, customs clearance and the quantity of goods allowed to be transported within the facilities provided by the Establishment through the decisions of the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade and the Cabinet.
He added that the Fair embodies the glory of Syria as it summarizes the importance and place of Damascus in the world and sends a message that the Syrians will continue to hold the banner of the Arab nation from one victory to another.