Damascus, SANA- The activities of the 15th Sila International Exhibition for Shoes and Leather (Challenge Session Spring Summer 2023) kicked off on Thursday ,organized by the Arab Federation of Leather Industries .
55 local companies from the public and private sectors and 10 Arab and foreign countries participated in the exhibition ,which is held on Damascus Fair Grounds.
Minister of Industry Ziad Sabbagh told the journalists that most the local participants from Aleppo and Hama provinces which have been affected by earthquake and this is a real challenge to promote the leather industry sector in Syria.
Representative of the chairman of the Arab Federation for Leather Industries Nasr Thiabat praised the Syrian industrialists’ will in facing the ordeals they were exposed to them, especially the devastating earthquake.
The exhibition will continue until March 5.
Nisreen Othman / Shaza Qreima