Subjects – Syria Report

Arab League


Last month, the Arab Federation of Arab Cities and Industrial Zones, which is affiliated with the Council of Arab Economic Unity, itself one of the organisations of the Arab League, held its first-ever economic conference in Damascus. Meanwhile, the United Arab Emirates, spearheading Arab rapprochement, has encouraged other countries in the region to follow suit.
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has issued a new investment law offering a raft of incentives to encourage investment in the country’s ailing economy a week ahead of a presidential election in which his victory is a foregone conclusion.


The following text is a copy of the joint statement made by the Syria envoys of the Arab League, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, Iraq, Jordan, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States made in Brussels on December 2, 2021.
Prior to the conflict, Syria was one of the most visited countries in the Middle East. In 2010, 9,456,622 tourists travelled to the country, among which 6,281,525 (66 percent) were Arabs and 3,175,097 were non-Arabs (34 percent). In 2019, the number of non-Arab tourists was slightly above 200,000 (8 percent), while the number of Arab tourists amounted to 2,219,626 (92 percent), for a total of 2,424,285 tourists.



The Arab Academy for E-Business is a non-profit institution established by the Arab League to develop qualified specialists in the field of E-Business.