The Saudi government is in talks with six Arab and Muslim states to sell off its stake in seven joint-venture companies, including the Saudi-Syria company for industrial and agricultural investment, said Al Mustaqbal.
Issam al-Zaim, the Minister of Planning, said that Syria had no intention of privatising and had made the strategic choice of holding on to state assets in order to face a potential threat from Israel, reported Al Hayat.
Jacques Sarraf, the president of the Lebanese Industrialists Association is heading a delegation to Damascus to congratulate the newly elected Board of Directors of the Damascus Chamber of Industry, said L'Orient-Le Jour.
The Syrian government gave finally its go ahead to Vimpex, an Austrian company, to revamp and run the state-owned Deir el Zor paper factory, reported Al Hayat.


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