The Syrian-Iranian Joint Industrial Committee held a meeting today headed by Minister of Industry Ziad Sabbagh and Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Sayed Reza Fatemi Amin.
During the meeting, Sabbagh pointed out the importance of identifying the participants that formed the link in the work process between the Ministry of Industry and the industrial sector in general with Iran, through several partnerships and agreements that have been worked on since the beginning of cooperation with the Iranian side and have had fruitful results, noting that there are ambitions to achieve more .
Minister Sabbagh explained that with the start of the recovery and reconstruction phase, priority must be given to economic relations and the productive sector, expressing his hope to achieve more cooperation during the next phase, which will reflect positively on the industrial sector, through the establishment of partnerships and the exchange of spare parts and the introduction of new industries and technologies. Cooperation is greater by settling new industries in Syria in cooperation with the Iranian brothers.
The minister indicated that the technicians had completed the basic lines and points stipulated in the minutes of the meeting during the past two days, pointing out that there is a joint work plan between the Syrian Standards and Metrology Organization and the Standards and Calibration Organization in Iran, through which it is possible to access quality standards and all requirements of the production process so that the products are ready for export in full specifications .
For his part, the Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade, Seyed Reza Fatemi Amin, praised the progress of the Syrian state in the field of economy and industry, especially the textile sector, but the war that was imposed on the country led to some difficulties and suffering.
The Iranian minister affirmed his country's support for Syria in the reconstruction phase, as it has always stood by it, adding: We never put our interests in the relationship with Syria only, but rather the common interests, and we will make our efforts to open paths that are in the interest of both peoples.
Amin indicated that through the various meetings with the Syrian side, many topics were raised that include some short-term propositions such as barter and exchange of goods and other proposals related to the development and development of production in Syria, such as tractor projects and projects of household electrical appliances and cars, which will lead to creating job opportunities for the Syrian people and help to Increasing the volume of exports, stressing Iran's readiness to cooperate after setting priorities from the Syrian side, with the need to periodically follow up on issues that are agreed upon to be implemented on the ground.
Amin revealed that a special group has been identified to work with Syria to start its agenda from today, pointing to the holding of intensive meetings with the Syrian side, including government and private agencies.
In turn, the head of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Industry, Fares Al-Shihabi, indicated to seek cooperation with the Iranian side, not only in terms of export, but also to establish partnerships between the two countries in all fields, while the head of the Damascus Chamber of Industry and its countryside, Dr. Samer Al-Debs, saw the need to reach several points that contribute to increasing the volume of trade exchange between the two countries. the two countries.
The meeting was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the Planning and International Cooperation Authority, Dr. Thuraya Al-Idlibi, the head of the Homs Chamber of Industry, Labib Brothers, directors of the industrial establishments affiliated to the Ministry of Industry, and a number of central managers.