Damascus, SANA- Minister of Local Administration and Environment, Hussein Makhlouf, discussed on Thursday with a delegation from Nizhny Novgorod Regional County in the Russian Federation, headed by Deputy Governor of the county, Peter Vitalievich Pannikov, the existing cooperation relations and ways to enhance them in light of the historical relations binding Syria and the Russian Federation and the two friendly peoples.
During the meeting, which was held in the Ministry of Local Administration and Environment’s building, Minister Makhlouf was breifed by the delegation on the results of his tour, activities and meetings in Lattakia governorate.
Makhlouf stressed the support of all efforts to continue developing relations and increasing ties between the Syrian and Russian governorates and regions.
In turn, Pannikov noted that the aim of their visit to Syria is to boost relations and discuss prospects for joint cooperation in the next stage.
He affirmed continuation of providing aid and support to the Syrian people in all scientific, medical, economic and cultural fields.
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