Damascus, SANA_ President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday issued Legislative Decree No. /3/ for /2020/ on amending Article /2/ of Legislative Decree No. /54/ of /2013/.
The decree forbids the use of anything other than the Syrian Pound as a payment means for any type of commercial transaction.
President al-Assad also issued Legislative Decree No. /4/ for /2020/ on amending Article /309/ of the penal code issued by Legislative Decree No. /148/ for /1949/ and its amendments.
The decree provides for tightening the penalty of broadcasting or publishing fabricated facts, false or fake allegations that cause national currency depreciation and instability.