The interim Ministry of Finance and Economy said it is would continue to purchase grain through the General Establishment of Grains during the Eid holidays. The Ministry began earlier buying wheat in the rebel-held areas of Syria, a step that aims to market the production of Syrian farmers, thus supporting them to continue the cultivation of this strategic crop. It also aims to secure flour for bakeries on a permanent…
The Syrian Revolution’s Statistics Centre said that 464 people died under torture in Assad’s prisons in June. The Center said that a person is detained every four minutes, while four detainees die everyday as a result of torture and starvation. According to the center, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of victims of torture lately; however, these wholesale crimes have been met with utter silence by human…
The interim Ministry of Health said it had established 11 directorates of health in the provinces of Damascus, Homs, Aleppo, Hama, Idlib, Dara’a, Quneitra, Raqqa, Deir Ezzor, Al-Hasakah and Lattakia. In a report covering its work in the second quarter of 2014, the Ministry points out that a number of independent health organizations had been incorporated into the new directorates.” The Ministry’s office in Syria is tasked with supervising and…
Hussein al-Ammash, a Syrian economic expert, said that the government of the Assad regime put new banknotes in circulation on Sunday, only to be dispersed early next month. “This move will worsen the economic crisis in Syria and will increase inflation, estimated at 250% to 300%. The Assad regime does not have enough gold or hard currency to back up the new banknotes, which are not worth the paper they…
The interim Ministry of Culture and Family Affairs announced the establishing of the Directorate of Youth and Sports which will be tasked with the rehabilitation of sports centers in the liberated areas and arranging for representing the Syrian sports teams in the Olympic tournaments. It will also take upon meeting the needs of professional players within the available resources. The directorate is composed if an advisory committee that is developing…
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