Apollo hosts First Syrian Products Exhibition [Archives:2002/36/Local News]

September 2 2002

SANA’A-On the occasion of advent of the 40th anniversary of the 26th September revolution, preparations are in full swing to inaugurate the First Syrian Products Exhibition to be organized during September 3-31 at the Apollo Expo in Sanaa. The event is to be organized by the Apollo International Exhibitions in collaboration with Assalam Company for Exhibitions of Syria.
Around twenty five Syrian companies operating in the fields of office supplies, perfumes, men and women clothes, carpets, curtains, foodstuff, and house-ware will take part in the exhibition.
Omar Annehmi, the Marketing Manager of Apollo International Exhibition said, “Holding this exhibition comes within the framework of strenuous efforts made by the governmental bodies of both brotherly countries to improve bilateral trade relations. The private sector in this respect is also encouraged to take part in this exhibition,” he said.
Holding this exhibition will activate the exchange of trade between the two Arab countries towards achieving the ultimate goal of establishing the Arab common market and to find a healthy competition of industrial products for the benefit of the people of all Arab countries.
A Syrian businessman participating in the event said, “As part of the exhibition’s activities, a number of joint meetings between Yemeni businessmen and their Syrian counterparts will also be held.”
“Those meetings are aimed at exchanging experiences and finding possibilities of making use of holding future meetings in coordination with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, “Annehmi added.
Annehmi called upon Yemeni businessmen to make use of this activity with their Syrian counterparts to pave the way for negotiating possible agreements and signing contracts.