Aug 20, 2015

Syrian president replaces 2 Cabinet ministers

BEIRUT (AP) — President Bashar Assad conducted a minor government reshuffle on Thursday, replacing two Cabinet ministers at a time when prices are on the rise in Syria, state TV reported. The report said Assad named Rima Qadiri to replace Kinda Shammat as minister of social affairs. Jamal Chahine is minister of internal trade and consumer protection, replacing Hassane Safieh. State TV did not...

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