Algiers, SANA, 34 Syrian companies are taking part in the 49th edition of the International Fair of Algiers (FIA) which was opened Saturday at the Exhibition Centre (Pins Maritimes).
A total of 810 exhibitors, including 405 foreign companies from 33 countries, are participating in this major trade show which lasts till June 2nd, 2016 .
Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, who opened the Fair, accompanied by Syria’s Ambassador in Algiers Nomair Ghanem, visited the Syrian pavilion which includes 34 companies representing food, textile, agricultural and chemical sectors.
The Syrian participation in FIA is part of the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade efforts to widen commercial business with four countries which are Algeria, Russia, Iran and Iraq.
On 25 of last April, Syria’s Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Humam al-Jazaeri and Algerian Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel signed in Damascus the minutes of the meetings of Syrian-Algerian committee for economic cooperation, which set the general framework for joint cooperation between the two countries in all fields, mainly commercial, industrial, and scientific fields.