Syria's Assad reshuffles government

2013-08-22 23:09
An image grab taken from the state-run Syrian television shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (L) and Syrian Grand Mufti Ahmed Hassun attending the morning prayer of Eid al-Fitr in Damascus. (Syrian TV/ AFP)

An image grab taken from the state-run Syrian television shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (L) and Syrian Grand Mufti Ahmed Hassun attending the morning prayer of Eid al-Fitr in Damascus. (Syrian TV/ AFP)

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Damascus - Syrian President Bashar Assad appointed six new cabinet ministers on Thursday, the official SANA news agency reported, in a cabinet reshuffle targeting economic portfolios.

Assad replaced the ministers of the economy and external trade, industry, internal trade, higher education, tourism, and appointed a minister without portfolio, the agency said.

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