Bashar al-Assad dismisses the prime minister

Syrian President dismissed Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Thursday as the country faces a serious economic crisis, the presidency reported.

Bashar al-Assad looted his Prime Minister, Imad Khamis, who has been in office since 2016. Engineer Hussein Arnous has been appointed to replace him. According to a press release from the presidency, the President issued a decree “to release Prime Minister Imad Mohamed Dib Khamis from his duties”.

No reason has yet been cited for explaining this dismissal, which takes place when Syria, in a civil war for nearly ten years, is plunged into a serious economic crisis and the Syrian pound has fallen in recent days. of the lowest records.

With AFP and Reuters