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September, 2016

  • 3 September

    Syrian Family Assembly association launched officially

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian Family Assembly association announced its official launch on Saturday in an event at Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus after five years of volunteer work and …

  • 2 September

    British delegation meets Tourism Minister, gets informed on scale of terror-inflicted damage

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi received on Thursday a British delegation including parliamentary, academic and religious figures. During the meeting, Yazigi briefed the delegation on the terrorist attacks …

August, 2016

  • 21 August

    Ancient houses of Beit Ghazaleh and Dar AjakBash in Aleppo significantly damaged in terrorist attacks

    Aleppo, SANA – Terrorist attacks caused significant material damage to the two archaeological houses of Beit Ghazaleh and Dar AjakBash in Aleppo. Head of Aleppo Department of the Directorate-General for …

  • 19 August

    Ministry of Social Affairs and ADRA sign MoU to enhance cooperation in social support and relief fields

    Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Social Affairs and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) signed on Thursday a memo of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the fields of …

  • 9 August

    “I Belong to” initiative for supporting Syrian heritage launched in Massa-Carrara, Italy

    Rome, SANA – Tourism Ministry held on Tuesday a seminar on “I Belong to” initiative for the restoration of Syria’s international heritage in the Italian Province of Massa and Carrara. …

July, 2016

  • 29 July

    First stage of Syrian Speed Auto Racing Championship kicks off

    Damascus, SANA – Racer Anas al-Qawadri emerged on top at the first stage of the of the 11th Syrian Speed Auto Racing Championship, with the champion of the 10th championship …

  • 19 July

    Tourism Minister calls for granting more authority to hotels administrations

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi called for granting authority to the administrations of the Ministry’s hotels to carry out renovations and refurbishing to improve their facilities, satisfy customers, …

June, 2016

  • 26 June

    The 3rd phase of “I belong to” initiative held in Parma, Italy

    Warsaw, SANA_ The third phase of “I Belong to” initiative was held Saturday in the Italian city of Parma, for the restoration of Syrian heritage sites that has been destroyed by terrorist organizations …

  • 8 June

    Ministry of Tourism preparing to nominate Tuloul al-Safa in Sweida for World Heritage List

    Damascus, SANA – The Ministry of Tourism is currently preparing studies and research on the site of Tuloul al-Safa in Sweida province in preparation for its nomination to enter the …

May, 2016

  • 30 May

    UNWTO chief: We support work to restore terrorism-affected tourist sites in Syria

    Damascus, SANA – Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb al-Rifai said the organization is interested in supporting all that is aimed at helping in the …