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Day: February 9, 2019

‫إقامة حفل جوائز جائزة السلام سنهيك 2019 في سيؤول وتقديم الجائزة لأكينوومي أيودي أديسينا وواريس ديري

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سيؤول، 9 شباط/فبراير، 2019 / بي آر نيوزواير / — عقدت لجنة جائزة السلام سنهيك احتفال توزيع الجائزة للعام 2019 يوم 9 شباط/فبراير، 2019، في العاشرة صباحا، في فندق جامسيل لوتي. وقد منحت جائزةسنهيك للسلام للعام 2019 للدكتور أكينوومي أديسينا، رئيس مجموعة البنك الإفريقي للتنمية ووارس ديري، الناشطة في مجال حقوق الإنسان للتصدي لتشويه الأعضاء التناسلية الأنثوية. وتعترف اللجنة بالإنجازات التي حققها الدكتور أديسينا في تحسين اقتصاد أفريقيا من خلال تشجيع الحكم الرشيد وقيادة الابتكار الزراعي. وقد ساهمت إنجازاته في تحقيق الأمن الغذائي في أفريقيا، بهدف تحسين حياة الملايين الذين يعيشون في فقر في القارة. ومنحت اللجنة الجازة لواريس ديري اعترافا منها بدفاعها المستمر عن حقوق الفتيات والنساء، ودعوتها إلى اتخاذ قرار عالمي للقضاء على تشويه الأعضاء التناسلية الأنثوية، وبالتالي حماية الفتيات المعرضات لخطر تشو

The Sunhak Peace Prize for 2019 Convened in Seoul Awarding Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina & Waris Dirie

Press Release
SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee held the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony on Feb. 9, 10 am, at Jamsil Lotte Hotel World. The Sunhak Peace Prize 2019 was awarded to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group and to Waris Dirie, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) human rights activist. The Committee acknowledges Dr. Adesina’s achievements in improving Africa’s economy by promoting Good Governance and in leading agricultural innovation. His achievements contributed to food security in Africa, aimed at improving the lives of millions living in poverty in Africa. The Committee awarded Waris Dirie in recognition of her tireless advocacy for the rights of girls and women, and her call for a worldwide...

Al-Halbousi and Egyptian Ambassador emphasize the need to coordinate positions in international forums

Politics
Baghdad- Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohamed Al-Halbousi and Egyptian Ambassador Alaa Musa stressed the need to coordinate positions in international forums.During a meeting with Egyptian Ambassador to Baghdad Alaa Musa, Al-Halbusi discussed Iraqi-Egyptian relations and ways of enhancing them, and issues of common interest, they also discussed the Iraqi support file, reconstruction efforts for liberated areas as well as other under-served services were to achieve stability in Iraq and the region.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Al-Halbousi and Egyptian Ambassador emphasize the need to coordinate positions in international forums

Politics
Baghdad- Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohamed Al-Halbousi and Egyptian Ambassador Alaa Musa stressed the need to coordinate positions in international forums.During a meeting with Egyptian Ambassador to Baghdad Alaa Musa, Al-Halbusi discussed Iraqi-Egyptian relations and ways of enhancing them, and issues of common interest, they also discussed the Iraqi support file, reconstruction efforts for liberated areas as well as other under-served services were to achieve stability in Iraq and the region.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

CMLTF commission uncovers base of unlicensed currency exchange company in Damascus

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Damascus, The commission for combating money laundering and terrorism funding (CMLTF) at the Central Bank of Syria (CBS), in cooperation with the CMLTF department at the Criminal Security Directorate, uncovered the base of a company that practices unlicensed and illegal currency exchange and sending and receiving money transfers.In a statement on Saturday, the commission said the company is directly connected to a licensed currency exchange office, adding that the base contained an extensive electronic communications system, servers, documents, and official seals that confirm the office's involvement.The statement said the base also contained several metal safes, receptions desks, and funds exceeding SYP 500 million, adding that investigations are underway in order to bring everyone involv...

CMLTF commission uncovers base of unlicensed currency exchange company in Damascus

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Damascus, The commission for combating money laundering and terrorism funding (CMLTF) at the Central Bank of Syria (CBS), in cooperation with the CMLTF department at the Criminal Security Directorate, uncovered the base of a company that practices unlicensed and illegal currency exchange and sending and receiving money transfers.In a statement on Saturday, the commission said the company is directly connected to a licensed currency exchange office, adding that the base contained an extensive electronic communications system, servers, documents, and official seals that confirm the office's involvement.The statement said the base also contained several metal safes, receptions desks, and funds exceeding SYP 500 million, adding that investigations are underway in order to bring everyone involv...

Minister Safadi launches strategy to combat violence against women, says empowering them economically helps engage them in society

General
Minister of State for Social and Economic Rehabilitation of Youth and Women, Violette Khairallah Al-Safadi, on Friday launched at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ain Al-Mreiseh, the "National Strategy to Combat Violence against Women, organized by the Ministry of Women's Affairs in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, the United Nations Population Fund in Lebanon (UNFPA), and the participation of representatives of ministries, government institutions, embassies and civil society organizations."The message of the Ministry of State for Social and Economic Rehabilitation of Youth and Women affirms support to achieving sustainable development goals through the socio-economic empowerment of the less advantaged groups, such as youth and women, to help deve...

Minister Safadi launches strategy to combat violence against women, says empowering them economically helps engage them in society

General
Minister of State for Social and Economic Rehabilitation of Youth and Women, Violette Khairallah Al-Safadi, on Friday launched at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ain Al-Mreiseh, the "National Strategy to Combat Violence against Women, organized by the Ministry of Women's Affairs in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, the United Nations Population Fund in Lebanon (UNFPA), and the participation of representatives of ministries, government institutions, embassies and civil society organizations."The message of the Ministry of State for Social and Economic Rehabilitation of Youth and Women affirms support to achieving sustainable development goals through the socio-economic empowerment of the less advantaged groups, such as youth and women, to help deve...

PUK nominates Rizgar Ali as Governor of Kirkuk and Khalid Shwani to the Ministry of Justice

Sports
Sulaymaniyah - A leader of the Patriotic Union confirmed that his party resolved the issue of nominating two personalities to the posts of the Governor of Kirkuk and the Minister of Justice."The Patriotic Union resolved the issue of nomination of one of the members of the Political Bureau to become the Governor of Kirkuk," said Fred Assar, a member of the PUK Command, saying that the Union would nominate Rizkar Ali for this post.He pointed out that the Patriotic Union informed the negotiating delegation of the Kurdistan Democratic Party recently that the post of governor of Kirkuk is the share of the Union exclusively and that the party will submit its candidate as desired because the subject concerns the PUK.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Sila Expo declares revival of Syrian leather industry

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Damascus, The International Expo for Leather Industry and Footwear Sila which kicked off at Damascus Fairgrounds on Feb. 5th was an occasion to declare the revival of shoes and leather industry in Syria after eight years of suffering from many difficulties which have faced the industrialists and artisans in this sector.The four-day expo in which about 150 Syrian, Arab and foreign companies participated was a platform for promoting not only the products of the participants, but the products of all leather industries in Syria.Indian, Iranian, Ethiopian, Chinese, Lebanese, Iraqi and Jordanian companies participated in the event which is considered a significant gate for Syrian industrialists to announce their return to the foreign markets after the difficult circumstances which they have pass...