Monday, March 8

Abu Dhabi, Player of Syrian national team for special sports, Abdul Hakim Al-Bakr, won a gold medal in shot put throwing in the final competitions of Fazza International Championship currently held in the United Arab Emirates, the final qualifying stage for Paralympic Tokyo. On the first day of the competitions, athlete Mohammad Khalid Mohammad has won the first silver medal in shot-put throwing competition at distance of 13,91, and Abdul Hakim al-Bakr won the other medal in discus throwing competition when he registered 33,35 meter and Ali Asa’ad won a bronze in shot put throwing competition within the blind category at distance of 12,24meters. On the second day of competitions , Athletes, Mohammad Khalid Mohammad has won a silver medal in javelin throwing competition as he had thrown for a distance of 43 ,69 meters, Alaa Abdul Salam won another silver medal in shot put throwing competition, after he had registered a distance of 7,52 meters and Ali Asa’ad won a silver medal in shot put throwing competition, in addition to achieving a new Syrian record in discus throwing for the blind category of a distance of 31.61 meters, where was ranked 4th in this competition. Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Damascus, ” Made in Syria” export textile exhibition which brings together more than 360 companies, and with the presence of more than 1000 visitor, witnessed a great activity on its second day as  a number of Arab merchants stressed that the Syrian clothing product has the best seller in the markets and competes the foreign one in quality and price.

Imad Talib, a clothing merchant from Basra province, Iraq, said in a statement to SANA that the exhibition displays high-quality goods and many kinds of trade marks that compete with foreign goods in Iraq markets, adding that the Iraqi people requesting Syrian goods because of their good reputation.

Karim Saleh Tabour, another Iraqi clothing merchant, pointed out that the exhibition witnessed a remarkable improvement and development over the previous years, as the Syrian goods proved its ability to compete and be the best seller in the Iraqi markets in terms of material and sewing method.

Jumah Idris, from Libya, a textile merchant, indicated that he visits the exhibition annually and witnesses the development in the Syrian industry, pointing out that the Syrian goods are distinguished from their counterparts of foreign goods displayed at his shop in Libya.


Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

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