Damascus, SANA-Prime Minister Dr. Wael al-Halqi said the government is interested in providing the living needs for citizens, which makes depending on the positive interference institutions a necessity to procure goods in adequate quantities and good quality.
Al-Halqi was speaking during a meeting to discuss the situation of positive interference institutions.
PM al-Halqi called on the positive interference institutions to be “the government’s powerful and influential arm in the market in the interest of consumers,” underlining the importance that they earn the citizens’ trust and help them provide for their living at affordable prices.
“These institutions need to square up to the crisis convulsing the country by providing optimal services under the current economic situation in Syria,” said al-Halqi.
He stressed need for preventing manipulation and corruption in the institutions’ work.
Al-Halqi called on Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection to monitor interference institutions and make them competitive economic and social institutions for them to be “the citizen’s safety valve” and achieve balance in prices.