Cabinet gives priority to ensuring basic citizens’ needs

Damascus, SANA- Cabinet gave instructions to give priority to projects of ensuring main citizens’ needs and requirements of production process and continuing in a plan for reforming establishments of economic public sector.

In its weekly session on Sunday, chaired by Prime Minister Hussein Arnous , Cabinet instructed Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform to secure requirements of the agriculture production , including fertilizers and oil.

The cabinet adopted the Water Resources Ministry’s strategy to secure a backup and supportive water source to the water drinking projects, and power and industry facilities in the coastal ,the central and the southern regions.

Health Minister Nizar Yazigi gave a presentation on the adopted steps to ensure operating pharmaceutical sector in optimal way through achieving balance between rights of owners of pharmaceutical companies and providing medicines in local markets at appropriate prices and sufficient quantities.

He also briefed the cabinet on the spread of coronavirus and preventative and curative measures taken.

The cabinet also affirmed the essential role of citizens in preventing the spread of the virus through commitment to precautionary procedures.

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