Director of Rural Development Projects in the Ministry of Social Affairs Mr. Bahaa Al Khoury confirmed to SANA that work is currently in progress to re-activate the traditional units specialized in carpet industry, which has ceased its activities due to the current crisis in Syria.
He stated to the bulletin of SANA economic that the activation of 50 units in the governorates of Latakia,Tartous and Sweida contribute to opening 500 job opportunities. In addition, a new unit for silk industry has been established in Der Mama in the governorate of Hama.
He added: "We seek to cooperate with the concerned parties to overcome the current obstacles. It has been approved to supply the units with the required raw materials obtained from the internal market. In addition to leave the choice to the units to select the designs.
It is worth noting that a committee to modify the decision of establishing Social Centres has been formed, so a social and cultural unit in the centers must be activated so the unit would be able to provide services to disabled people with special needs, women and family.