The BelCCI Chairman Mikhael Miatlikov pays a visit to Syria as part of the Government delegation of the Republic of Belarus
23 November 2022

The Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mikhael Miatlikov takes part in a visit to the Syrian Arab Republic of the Government delegation of the Republic of Belarus headed by Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko.

Upon arrival in Damascus, the BelCCI Chairman met with the representative of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Syria Riad Hamad. During the meeting the main areas of the BelCCI representative's work in promoting Belarusian-Syrian business ties, providing support to the Chamber and its unitary enterprises in holding events with the participation of businesses from the two countries were discussed.

Within the framework of the Government delegation work, Mikhael Miatlikov took part in an extended-format meeting of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Roman Golovchenko and the Prime Minister of the Syrian Arab Republic Hussein Arnous.

The BelCCI Chairman and the President of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce, Mohamad Abu Al-Huda Al-Lahham, signed an Agreement on Cooperation between the two organizations in the presence of the officials. Supporting the  expansion of trade and economic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Syrian Arab Republic, guided by the goal of assisting Belarusian and Syrian organizations and entrepreneurs in developing business ties, expanding mutually beneficial cooperation, the BelCCI and the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce have agreed to develop interaction, organize business missions, exhibitions, fairs, seminars, conferences and other events to familiarize business circles with the economy and export opportunities of the two countries, to exchange information on trade and economic cooperation, lists of potential partners, to cooperate in the field of international arbitration, to maintain regular contacts and take all necessary measures to ensure efficient development of business relations.

The program of the events within the framework of the visit to Damascus was continued by a meeting with the senior executives of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce and Syrian business representatives.

During the meeting, the BelCCI Chairman and the President of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce noted the constructive interaction between the two organizations, the effectiveness of bilateral business events held on a regular basis, the participation of Belarusian enterprises in international exhibitions and fairs in Syria. Mikhael Miatlikov invited Syrian business circles to visit Belarus, combining the visit with participation in the Belagro International Specialized Exhibition to be held in Minsk in June 2023.

Representatives of Syrian companies expressed their interest in cooperation with Belarusian businesses in the fields of mechanical engineering, metallurgy, chemical, textile, food industries, and agriculture.
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