Tartous, Head of Tartous Industry Eng. Ammar Ali said that 28 industrial facilities started production in the first half of the current year with a capital of SYP 383 million and they provided 136 job opportunities.
Ali added that 14 facilities were opened in the chemical sector, 9 facilities in the food sector and 5 facilities in the engineering sector.
Ali said that the number of the craft facilities executed during the first period reached about 52 facilities with a capital of SYP 148 million and they provided 117 job opportunities.
He indicated that most of the executed facilities were in the industrial and service domains .
He expected that qualitative large and medium industries will enter the province after finishing the execution of the industrial zones in the main areas across the province.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency