Last month, the Autonomous Administration in North and East Syria announced plans to develop and improve internet services, revealing offers by telecom operators that may start replacing Turkish and Syrian ones. Meanwhile, in Northwest Syria, the Syrian Salvation Government has monopolised internet services.
In light of the significant decline in local agricultural production, the Syrian government and the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) have further increased the prices they will pay for wheat and cotton in an attempt to incentivise farmers to sell them their harvests.
Since the beginning of September, Syria witnessed a spike in positive COVID-19 cases and an increase in COVID-19-related deaths, straining Syria’s already fragile healthcare system.
The Autonomous Administration in North and East Syria (AANES) has increased the monthly salaries of doctors, dentists, and pharmacists who work in its medical centres by 30 percent.
The Syrian government has reportedly reached a new agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces to increase the number of trucks carrying crude oil from Northeast Syria to government-controlled areas, as well as those carrying refined fuel in the other direction to areas administered by the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.
The Ministry of Health said on August 25 that 219,500 Syrians living in areas under its control, representing between one and two percent of the population, had been vaccinated against the Covid-19.