Mohammed Yasin Najjar, Minister of Communications, Transport and Industry in the Syrian interim government said that the “Ministry is seeking to organize and control the transport sector in the rebel-held districts through the establishment of departments of transportation, a move which was already made in Aleppo. We are also seeking to address the issue of the unregistered vehicles that have been smuggled across the borders. To solve this problem we…
Mohiuddin Binanah, interim Minister of Education, met with the Secretary General of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Essen in Ankara and discussed topics concerning the education of Syrian students in Turkey. Binanah cited the obstacles encountered by the Syrian students at home and the neighboring countries, and praised Turkey's support for Syrian students and schools in Turkey, and also praised the decision of the Turkish government to…
A source in the Syrian interim government denies claims that they simply forgot to pick up 12 million euros that were donated by European donors. “These baseless claims are part of the smearing campaign waged against the interim government,” the source said. “We have established direct and constant contacts with the European donors, not through the internet, and there is daily contacts between the interim government and the ambassadors of…
The interim Ministry of Health said that “clinics and field hospitals run by the Health Directorate of the Ministry in rural Damascus has been receiving increasing cases of diarrhea and vomiting. The laboratory tests showed that the patients are suffering from typhoid, hepatitis, tuberculosis and shingles. The patients were given the necessary treatment, while others are still being monitored.  The number of these cases is likely to increase due to…
The interim Ministry of Health released a report that documents the work of the medical centers in Deir Ezzor province during June 2014. The report lists four medical centers operating in the city and its countryside, namely Varmex, Al Sheikh Yassin, Dar Aisha, and a Recuperation Hospital. Varmex Hospital provides all medical services and is equipped with 30 beds. 100 surgical operations were conducted in the hospital during July, while…
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