On the Reception on the occasion of the National Day of Russia

On June 10, 2019 Russian Embassy held a reception on the occasion of the National Day of Russia at "Dama Rose" hotel. It was attended by the Vice-President of Syria Mrs. Najah Al-Attar, Speaker of the People’s Council Mr. Hammouda Sabbagh, Prime Minister Mr. Imad Khamis, Deputy Chairman of the Central Command of the Ba'ath Party Mr. Hilal Hilal, political and media Advisor to the President Mrs. Bouthaina Shaaban, Minister of Defense Mr. Ali Abdullah Ayoub, Minister of Presidential Affairs Mr. Mansour Azzam, Minister of petroleum and mineral resources Mr. Ali Ghanem, Minister of Electricity Mr Muhammad Harboutli, Minister of Local Administration and Environment Mr. Hussein Makhlouf, Minister of Higher Education Mr. Bassam Ibrahim, Governors of Damascus, Lattakia and Homs, representatives of Syrian business circles, alumni of Soviet and Russian universities and our compatriots residing in various parts of Syria.

After the speeches of the Russian Ambassador Mr. Alexander Efimov (  and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Syria Mr. Ayman Sousan, a short film about Russia and Russian-Syrian relations at the present stage was shown. At the end of the evening, the audience was also presented a slide presentation, timed to coincide with the centenary of the birth of Mr. Mikhail Kalashnikov.

During the event, musical works of Russian classics and popular domestic melodies performed by a string quartet sounded.