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Day: May 12, 2019

‫من أكبر ديمقراطية في العالم؛ ZEE5 تبث الانتخابات الهندية إلى جماهيرها على مستوى العالم

Press Release
يمكن لجماهير ZEE5 العالمية الآن الاطلاع على آخر مستجدات الأخبار والتحديثات المباشرة دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 12 مايو 2019 / PRNewswire / –قامت ZEE5 بتمكين جماهيرها في جميع أنحاء العالم من البقاء على اطلاع دائم على أحدث تغطية لأخبار الانتخابات من الهند، حيث تتصاعد حدة المعركة الانتخابية لأكبر ديمقراطية في العالم. نظمت ZEE5كتالوج القنوات الإخباريةبالكامل من باقة ZEE، إلى جانب مجموعة من القنوات الإخبارية الأخرى بلغات متعددة، والتي ستكون متاحة للبث المباشر على منصتها. كذلك سيتمكن مشاهدو ZEE5 من الاطلاع، إلى جانب مجموعة من المحتوى المنسق عن المرشحين والمناقشات والمقابلات، وما إلى ذلك، علىآخر المستجدات الخاصةبالانتخابات والأخبار التي تُبث على الهواء عبر مجموعة مما يقرب من 20 قناة إخبارية متاحة عبر لغات متعددةتشمل الهندية والإنجليزية والماراثيةوالبنغالية، مما يُمكنهم من مشاهدة المحتو

Moutai and Guizhou Big Show with Double Themes Stuns East Africa

Press Release
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — “Moutai is the best product in China and we all will be the marketing ambassadors of Moutai,” said the former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda of Tanzania on the evening of May 9 of local time, when he attended the large-scale brand culture promotion activity of “Cultural Moutai•Colorful Guizhou” the “Belt and Road Marching into Tanzania” in the Murimani Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam. At 18:00 on May 9, the activity was officially started in the most important seaport in East Africa; Cultural Moutai and Colorful Guizhou were hand in hand to present the big show with double themes. Africa is the only mainland where Moutai held twice high-level brand promotion activities in succession in less tha

Moutai’s first ever MOU on talent exchanges targeting Africa signed at Tanzania’s largest public university

Press Release
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On May 8 at 8:30 am local time, a team led by Kweichow Moutai Group deputy party secretary Wang Yan, leader of the Cultural Moutai – Colorful Guizhou Belt and Road (B&R) Journey – Walking into Tanzania delegation, visited the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) in Tanzania. “The memorandum of understanding on cultural exchanges signed today will lay a solid foundation for future cooperation in personnel training, academic exchanges and resource sharing, build a bridge for communications and exchanges between the two regions, and bring about more positive information and opportunities,” Wang said in his speech. On that day, Kweichow Moutai Group party committee member and deputy general manager Yang Jianj

Hassan mourns Sfeir: Believed in an independent Lebanon, established the constants of coexistence in difficult times

Medical
Druze Sheikh Aql Na'im Hassan mourned the passing away of Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir on Sunday, expressing his "deep sorrow at the loss of Cardinal Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, whose lifetime marked Lebanon's history.""He was a national, spiritual and sovereign pillar, who believed in an independent Lebanon. He established the principles of coexistence in difficult times and opened the page of the historical national reconciliation, a luminous juncture that cast away the wounds of the past and gave the real example of genuine national action," said Hassan.Eulogizing the late Patriarch in his statement, Sheikh Hassan added: "Lebanon will miss Patriarch Sfeir and his keenness on preserving the Muslim-Christian dialogue, his love and devotion, his tolerance, his openness and rejection of extre...

Geagea mourns Sfeir: LF lost a sacred entity of its struggle heritage, and I personally lost a second father

Uncategorized
Lebanese Forces Party Chief, Samir Geagea, mourned Sunday the loss of Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, considering that "with his passing away, the Lebanese Forces Party has lost a sacred entity of its struggle heritage," adding, "I personally lost a second father who accompanied me with prayer."In a press conference held this evening in Me'erab in wake of the sad news, Geagea paid tribute to the late Patriarch saying, "Greetings to that who will remain beating in our hearts, present in our consciousness, firm in our conscience, and alive in our memory...""He was the best patron of the parish when they tried to disperse it, and the compassionate sanctuary of Strida Geagea and the young men who were apprehended during the time of arrest and repression...He insisted on bringing th...

Lebanon’s Former Maronite Patriarch Sfeir Dies

General
BEIRUT, Lebanon's former Maronite patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, who wielded considerable political influence during the country's civil war and was an ardent advocate of a Syrian troop withdrawal, died Sunday, the church said.Sfeir, who would have turned 99 on May 15, died about 3 a.m. (0100 GMT) after days of intensive medical care, said a statement by the Maronite church.He became the leader of the church in 1986 until he resigned in 2011, because of his declining health, and held the title 76th Patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant.He was a respected power broker during the 1975-1990 civil war, which saw bitter infighting between rival militias including opposing Christian factions.Sfeir, who spoke fluent Arabic and French, was made a cardinal by Pope John Paul II in 1994.Helpe...

Shura Council Speaker Receives Saudi Ambassador-Designate to Austria

Sports
Riyadh, Speaker of the Shura Council Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh received here today Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador-designate to the Republic of Austria.During the meeting, the Shura Council Speaker congratulated the Ambassador-designate on his appointment and wished him success in enhancing bilateral relations between the Kingdom and Austria in all fields, especially at the level of parliamentary relations between the Shura Council and the Austrian Parliament, to serve the common interests of the two countries.Source: Saudi Press Agency

People’s Assembly holds first session of 10th regular round

Entertainment
Damascus, The People's Assembly on Sunday held the first session of its 10th regular round of its 2nd legislative term, chaired by Speaker Hammoudeh Sabbagh and attended by Prime Minister Imad Khamis and a number of Ministers.Opening the session, Sabbagh hoped that the 10th round will be productive and full of achievements that meet the needs of citizens.Members of the Assembly focused on the need to follow up on the services sector, address the squandering of financial resources, combat corruption, and increase wages, among other issues.Premier Khamis gave a briefing on the government's performance, particularly in terms of dealing with the US embargo on Syria and providing the country's needs, saying that the matter of providing petroleum and energy is complicated due to the US sanctions...

Syria Says Insurgent Shelling Kills 6 Civilians in Northwest

Entertainment
DAMASCUS, Insurgents fired rockets into a government-held Christian town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, killing six people, including five children who were playing near a monastery and wounding several others, state media and a local priest said.State TV said the shelling just before noon caused widespread material damage to the town of Suqailabiyah. It said the dead also included a 35-year-old woman.State news agency SANA said Syrian troops had retaliated by firing shells toward insurgents' positions on the southern edge of Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold in the country. Al-Qaida-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, or HTS, is the main insurgent group in the area.Priest Maher Haddad told The Associated Press by telephone from Suqailabiyah that a rocket struck near a group of ch...

“The Belt and Road” new page of cooperation between China and Syria

Education
Damascus, The Second Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation was successfully hosted by China in Beijing on April 26 and 27 under the theme Building the Belt and Road and Creating a Beautiful Future.During the forum, a round table meeting , high-level meetings, 12 sub-seminars and business conferences were held.The roundtable meeting was attended by 40 leaders, including 38 heads of state and government, the UN Secretary-General, the Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Presidential Political and Media Adviser Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban represented Syria at the Forum.During the forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the opening session, delivered a keynote speech, presided over all roundtable meetings and exchanged views with all parties participated on the...