Syria – TransMall opens soon near Homs, Akhras Group

Since days, the three official Syrian newspapers al-Thawra, al-Baath and Tishrin publish on their first pages an enormous coloured advertisement of a new huge mall, TransMall, that will soon open not far from Homs.

As it is publicly declared, the project is financed by the Akhras Group, owned by the influent Sunni businessman Tarif al-Akhras. The “King of the Syrian sugar” he is also the uncle of Asma al-Akhras, wife of the Syrian president Bashar al-Asad.

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