During the past period, the Ministry of Internal Trade licensed five companies that provide the (flexible office) service in Damascus and its countryside, aiming to reduce the fixed burdens of emerging projects and contribute to transforming them into promising investments, especially pioneering projects that need capabilities beyond the ability of their owners.
Dr. Ammar Dalloul, the first general manager of a company that provided the flexible office service in rural Damascus, explained to SANA reporter that their company provides the service to companies and institutions that lack a headquarters to carry out their work in an appropriate manner for them, such as startups, individual companies, limited liability companies, joint stock companies, and private shareholding companies, provided that the contract period is not less than a year in addition to sponsoring them. For community entities and the institution concerned with entrepreneurship.
Dalloul indicated that since the establishment of the company this year in the province of Damascus, it has served 610 beneficiaries of entrepreneurs, indicating that there are 122 licensed offices in his company.
A number of beneficiaries of the flexible office service in Damascus countryside, including Mazen Al-Saleh, director of a limited liability consulting company, said that the most important goals of their company are to promote the dissemination of services by strengthening partnership between the public and private sectors and following the strategy of digital transformation through three centers in several areas in Damascus and rural Damascus (Kashkoul and Jaramana). Webrod) provides its services according to several memorandums of understanding signed with the public and private sectors.
Al-Saleh indicated that a memorandum of understanding was signed with the General Postal Corporation and all the services provided by the corporation were provided (civil registry, issuing a civil record, family statement, etc.). Currently, work is underway to sign several memorandums of understanding with the National Insurance Company to provide insurance services and cellular companies to secure all their services. .
Engineer Hussam Adra explained that he has a sole proprietorship in the countryside of Damascus specialized in software and network systems. The flexible office has provided him with a legal headquarters for his company, a place and a work space commensurate with the requirements of his work in the countryside of Damascus.
Director of the Companies Directorate at the Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection, Zain Safi, stated that 5 companies providing flexible office service have been licensed in Syria, distributed in Damascus and its countryside, stressing the importance of encouraging the licensing of these companies in order to reduce the phenomenon of fictitious lease contracts in addition to facilitating the work of companies that need a headquarters and do not own The financial ability to do so due to the high real estate prices, pointing out that these companies are subject to periodic monitoring and the Directorate makes the necessary physical examinations to ensure the proper application of the provisions governing them.
Safi explained that the ministry is keen to provide all facilities to companies wishing to contribute to the spread of this service in all governorates through duly declared executive decisions and instructions. .
The idea of the flexible office is that it is a permanent headquarters for companies and individual institutions established previously or that will be established later, and that lack a headquarters to practice their work appropriately, as it is a chosen home and a permanent, legal and legal address for companies and merchants so that they can manage their business and practice their activities through it according to the legal mechanism used.
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