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Investment Opportunities Will Be Given to Countries That Stood by Syria: PM

Imad Khamis says loyal nations will be given first preference for business ventures into Syria's reconstruction, state media reports
Investment Opportunities Will Be Given to Countries That Stood by Syria: PM

Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis announced on Tuesday that businesses from friendly countries which stood by Syria in its war against terrorism will be given investment priorities in the coming period.

Khamis’ remarks came during a meeting with Said bin Saleh al-Kiyoumi, chairman of Oman's Chamber of Commerce, which discussed plans to develop the Syrian economic sector and encourage businesses and investors during the reconstruction stage.

He added that Syria has begun a phase of economic recovery, explaining that Damascus is working to issue developed legislation in order to streamline procedures for investors.

The PM also welcomed Oman‘s economic and commercial activities at the Damascus International Fair, an event which aims to form effective economic cooperation with various countries and participating companies.

For his part, Kiyoumi stressed the importance of cooperation between the commerce and industry chambers in Syria and Oman to develop a mechanism for future cooperation, including investments in oil, tourism and real estate fields.

In the same context, Economy Minister Mohamad Samer Khalil met with the visiting Omani delegation to discuss investment opportunities in Syria during the upcoming stage.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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