Al-Khatib: Strong infrastructure for digital transformation designed in Syria

“Syrian Ministry of Communication managed to design and build strong infrastructure for the digital transformation in the country in education, health, economy and all other vital sectors in less than three years despite long terrorist war waged against it”, Iyad al-Khatib, minister of Communications and Technology said.

“The ministry has accomplished all the required procedures to present the third Mobile operator that will be ready before the end of 2022, providing the fifth generation services in Syria for the first time, the issue that creates an environment for using the Internet of Things (IoT) and processing the huge data resulted from the digital transformation safely “, al-Khatib said in a speech to the Ministerial round table of the International Telecommunication Forum being held in Geneva virtually.

The users increasingly depend on the electronic applications as the ministry set all the needs to regulate the applications market in Syria for safe environment free from viruses or electronic attacks, al-Khatib added, asserting that it worked for protecting the privacy of users’ data.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)

Lavrov calls for speeding up efforts to reconstruct Syria

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, asserted the importance of rebuilding and restoring the economic infrastructure in Syria as soon as possible.

Lavrov’s remarks came at the closing session of the joint ministerial meeting on Russia-GCC strategic dialogue.

“We asserted our adherence for the return of Syria to the League of Arab States and we see this is a necessity for our partners at the Gulf states”, Lavrov said.

He stressed the need to combat terrorism, saying “It is not allowed for a group of states to dominate the international arena, and Russia is not against NATO or the European Union but rather it is with implementing the Security Council resolutions agreed by all its permanent members.”

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)