SYRIAN CABINET ALLOCATES SYP1 BILLION (USD194.2 MILLION) TO SUPPORT FAMILY AGRICULTURE PROGRAMME
During its weekly session, chaired by Prime Minister, Imad Khamis, the Syrian Cabinet tasked the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, and the central follow-up committees in the provinces, to expand the programme of family agriculture and provide what is needed to expand it by allocating SYP one billion (USD 194.2 million) to implement a second phase by the beginning of the next winter season.
The Cabinet also instructed the Ministry of Local Administration and Environment, to follow up the improvement of the basic services in the provinces, in the fields of health, water, electricity, communications, and fuel.
The Cabinet discussed a draft law, amending law no. 13 of 1990, concerning the Artists Guild and approved it.
The draft law addresses shortcomings related to the specific qualifications needed, for membership in the Guild, as well as, its powers and its councils.
The Council instructed the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank, to find a suitable formula, for collecting stamp duty from private banks and micro-finance companies.
Source: NAM News Networkhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/syrian-cabinet-allocates-syp1-billion-usd194-2-million-to-support-family-agriculture-programme/General