President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Hadi Al-Bahra, and his accompanying delegation conducted an inspection of the conditions at the Bab Al-Salama border crossing in the Aleppo countryside, assessing the ongoing progress of operations. They were received by Abdul Hakim Al-Masri, the Minister of Finance and Economy in the Syrian Interim Government, and Brigadier General Hassan Al-Hamada, the Minister of Defense, upon their arrival at the crossing.
The delegation, including Abdelbaset Abdellatif, Secretary of the SOC’s political committee, and General Assembly members Najib Rahmoun, Atef Zreik, and Asaad Alito, undertook a comprehensive review of the services provided by the border crossings administration, with a particular focus on the Bab Al-Salama crossing. Al-Bahra engaged in discussions with the border crossing administration regarding the difficulties and challenges they encounter, as well as the interim government’s ongoing efforts to find suitable solutions.
Emphasizing the significance of streamlining customs procedures at border crossings to enhance services for Syrian businessmen, Al-Bahra underscored the need to alleviate the burdens faced by citizens. Additionally, discussions between Al-Bahra and the Minister of Finance, Economy, and Border Crossings Administration encompassed the entry mechanisms for Syrians from Türkiye into northern Syria. Plans developed by the interim government to facilitate entry procedures for Syrians through border crossings were also a focal point of the conversation.
Brigadier General Qasim al-Qasim, the Director of Bab Al-Salama border crossing, provided a briefing on the operational mechanisms, including the organization of documents, entry and exit procedures, and customs affairs at the border crossing.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)