Syria, South Africa to enhance parliamentary, economic cooperation

Damascus, The Syrian-South African Parliamentary Friendship Committee discussed with Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, Barry Philip Gilder, means of developing parliamentary and economic relations between the two countries.

Chairman of the committee, Nidal Mhanna, hailed stances of the Republic of South Africa in support of Syria during the years of the terrorist war, referring to the role that it could play in clarifying the truth of what has happened in Syria as its embassy has remained working in Damascus.

For his part, the Ambassador described as deep the relations between both countries, affirming the importance of increasing mutual cooperation in different fields.

“My country is very aware of the reality of events in Syria, and this made South Africa support Syria at international forums,” The Ambassador added.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency