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Latest News Syria: Constructive cooperation with China

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Contract signed with Chinese company to develop Hama tire company

Jan 19, 2014

Damascus, (SANA) – The General Company for Manufacturing Tires in Hama (Apamea) signed a memo of understanding with the Chinese company CAMC to rehabiliate the company’s machinery and equipment and install new machinery.

The memo, signed on Saturday at the Industry Ministry in Damascus, stipulates for continuing cooperation in order to reach a tender for rehabilitating the General Company’s equipment, with CAMC providing a credit loan covering 85% of the project’s costs.

The memo also covers providing new production lines for manufacturing new tire sizes at a capacity of 18,000 tons per year, in addition to 9,000 tons of light and heavy trucks and agricultural equipment tires.

Other items on the memo involve CAMC establishing related projects for processing recycled rubber, in addition to providing training for Syrian workers.

On a relevant note, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development received a tender from the Chinese company CANSI for building housing units for the General Establishment Housing.

This came during a meeting between Housing and Urban Development Minister Hussein Farzat and a delegation representing Chinese companies, with Farzat briefing the delegation on some of the Ministry’s projects and discussing the proposed tender.

H. Sabbagh

http://sana.sy/eng/24/2014/01/19/523279.htm - http://sana.sy/eng/21/2014/01/23/523978.htm

Sept. 19, 2013 - China to play "positive, constructive" role at UN in solving Syria issue
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-09/20/c_132734743.htm

January 20, 2014 - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei held a press conference
http://www.chinaembassy-fi.org/eng/fyrth/t1120778.htm

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Latest News Syria: constructive cooperation with South Africa

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Syria, South Africa to boost transport cooperation

Jan 15, 2014
 

Minister of Transport Mahmoud Ibrahim Said discussed with Ambassador of South Africa Shaune Byneveldt means of developing and boosting cooperation between the two friendly countries, particularity in the field of transportation.

The Minister pointed out to the importance of coordination, cooperation and making use of the expertise available in South Africa, particularly in the field of maritime transport to modernize Lattakia and Tartous ports.

For his part, the South African Ambassador described as strong and deep the relations between the two countries, saying that his country is determined to boost cooperation in all fields, concentrating on aviation.

Syria and South Africa signed in initials an agreement on aviation services in 1997.

Mazen

http://sana.sy/eng/24/2014/01/15/522577.htm

'Our vision is an African Continent, which is prosperous, peaceful, democratic, nonracial, nonsexist and united, and which contributes to a world that is just and equitable.'(Department International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa)
http://www.dfa.gov.za/department/index.html

Latest News Syria: Constructive cooperation with China

PM stresses Syria’s commitment to enhance relations with China

Damascus, Jan 23, 2014 (SANA) – Prime Minister, Wael al-Halqi, discussed with a delegation from the Chinese company CAMC the agreements signed with several government and private sides in the field of expanding electric power plants and developing Hama tires factory and the possibility of building 12,000 housing units for the displaced people and other 25,000 housing units.

The Prime Minister pointed out that the factors of security and stability which have started to be witnessed in various areas of Syria encourage launching construction, development and service projects in cooperation with Chinese companies, particularly in the field of electric power, housing, telecommunications, airports, ports and railways.

Al-Halqi hailed the firm political stances of China in support of Syria at the international forums, pointing out to the victories achieved by the Syrian Arab Army over the terrorists and restoring security and stability to all Syrian territories in coincidence with the government’s measures in confronting the economic, media and cultural war.

For his part, CAMC regional director pointed out to the comfortable and suitable atmosphere for investment in Syria, expressing the company’s readiness to launch several projects in Syria in various fields.

F.Allafi     

http://sana.sy/eng/21/2014/01/23/523978.htm

2014/01/20 - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regular Press Conference on January 20, 2014:
http://www.chinaembassy-fi.org/eng/fyrth/t1120778.htm