President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Hadi Al-Bahra, and his accompanying delegation met with the director of the industrial zone in the town of Al-Bab, east of Aleppo, along with members of the board of directors. They engaged in discussions concerning the industrial and commercial landscape in the region.
During the meeting, both sides reviewed the progress achieved in recent months, ongoing projects within the industrial zone, and the challenges confronting its workforce.
Al-Bahra underscored the significance of offering facilitations to industrialists and businesspeople to stimulate investment in the liberated areas. He highlighted the pivotal role of industrial zones in this endeavor. Additionally, he noted that the Syrian Interim Government has initiated efforts to streamline procedures for exporting products, facilitating transactions, and overcoming associated obstacles.
Emphasizing the SOC’s commitment to fostering a conducive environment for investment, local development, and job creation, Al-Bahra emphasized the importance of providing viable alternatives to immigration for Syrian citizens.
Industrialists and businesspeople in the Al-Bab industrial zone echoed these sentiments, affirming the region’s potential as an attractive investment destination due to its abundant labor force. However, they also highlighted existing obstacles, such as issues related to certificates of origin and transit.
Khalil Al-Nadim, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Industrial Zone in Al-Bab, emphasized that the liberated areas possess considerable expertise and competencies, capable of thriving with the requisite support and resolution of investment-related issues and obstacles.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)