Syria, India discuss prospects of boosting bilateral cooperation in oilfield and mineral wealth

Damascus: Feasible means of collaboration in the minerals and oil fields were the focus of the meeting that brought together Minister of Oil and Mineral Resources, Firas Hassan Qaddour and Irshad Ahmad, Ambassador of India to Syria.

Qaddour voiced Syria’s readiness to offer the required facilitations and promote an environment that is conducive to attract Indian companies interested in investment across Syria in the minerals and oil sectors, along with encouraging exchange of experiences and carrying out joint projects in these areas.

Reviewing the bilateral MoUs signed in addition to establishing and activating joint companies were also touched upon during the meeting.

Ambassador Ahmad, in turn, expressed confidence in the possibility of achieving opportunities for bilateral multisectoral collaboration, attaching great importance to sharing expertise and technology in all vital areas.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency