Al-Dardari and Gueant Review Economic Relations - 2010-09-25
Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Abdullah al-Dardari on Friday reviewed with the French President's General Secretary Claude Gueant the development of economic relations between Syria and France and means of boosting them.
The two sides discussed all projects and cooperation plans between Syria and France, particularly in the field of infrastructure, energy, tourism and transport.
In the same context, al-Dardari met Prince Rahim Aga Khan and heads of health, education, drinking water, tourism and culture departments at the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
The two sides discussed projects the AKDN intends to carry out in Syria, reaching an agreement on developing cooperation between Syria and the AKDN.
The Agha Khan Development Network is a group of international developmental programs and organizations working to develop and improve aspects of economic, social and socioeconomic development in Syria and 38 other countries around the world.
The AKDN pledged a long-term commitment to Syria in the aforementioned fields. Its activities during the past years focused on economic development and improving the quality of health and education services.
© SANA (Syria Arab News Agency) 2010