Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi stressed the key role of Syrian expatriates in supporting and strengthening the will of Syrian people to face the crisis which is still raging on in the country since 2011.
Tourism Minister Bishir Yazigi stressed the important role of Syrian expatriates in supporting the country against the global war to which Syria is exposed and conveying the reality of events to the whole people around the world.
Maronite Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi stressed that the terrorist acts perpetrated by some groups in the name of Islam have nothing to do with Islam and Muslims, but they are basically based on international and regional interests.
Singer Mutaz Uwaiti performed a jazz concert at the Syrian Opera House in Damascus on Monday evening. Accompanied by musicians Tarek Skaiker, Muhannad al-Samman, Bilal Hammour, Dulama Shihab, and Simon Mrayyesh, Uwaiti performed a number of jazz pieces
The SOS Children’s Villages Syria association, in cooperation with the SOS Children’s Villages International organization, announced its plans for the second stage of its relief program which seeks to benefit 26,000 children.
Economy and Foreign Trade Minister Humam al-Jazaeri said that the meetings of the Syrian-Russian Permanent Committee for Economic, Commercial, Scientific, and Technical Cooperation which were held in the Russian city of Sochi have produced positive results in terms of bilateral relations that take the two countries’ interests into account.
Chairperson of the Syrian Investment Commission (SIC) Hala Ghazal said the current investment map features small, medium and miscellaneous projects in all sectors, with a reshuffling of priorities prompted by the current crisis in Syria.
Damascus University at the National Union of Syrian Students organized a student festival on Monday the 27th of October 2014, with the participation of students and faculty members from various faculties and institutions and a number of basketball players.