Syrian Bank to Lend to Military, Government Staff, Thawra Says
Haifa Younes, the bank’s general manager, told Sana that preparations are being made at branches and committees were being formed to resume lending after Eid al-Fitr, which falls around Aug. 19, the newspaper said. It didn’t say when lending stopped.
Many banks in Syria are refusing to offer credit as the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s government that began in March 2011 drags on.
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