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SECO amends 28 designated under Syria sanctions, removes 5

Swiss authorities today amended 25 individual:

SSID: 200-11761 Name: Ihab Makhlouf
Sex: M DOB: 21 Jan 1973 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: Ehab (Iehab) Identification document: Passport No. N002848852, Syrian Arab Republic Justification: a) Leading businessman operating in Syria. Vice President of, and shareholder in, Syriatel, the leading mobile telephone operator in Syria. He also has business interests in several other Syrian companies and entities, including Ramak Construction Co and Syrian International Private University for Science and Technology (SIUST). b) As Vice PresidentHe is an influential member of Syriatel, which transfers a significant part of its profitsthe Makhlouf family and closely connected to the Syrian government by wayAssad family; cousin of its licensing contract, IhabPresident Bashar al- Assad. In 2020, Ehab Makhlouf is also directly supportingtook over Rami Makhlouf’s business activities and the Syrian regimegovernment granted him the contracts to operate and manage the duty-free markets across the country. c) He is an influential member of the Makhlouf family and closely connected to the Assad family; cousin of President Bashar al- Assad. Relation: a) Cousin of Bashar Al-Assad (SSID 200-11614) b) Related to Syriatel (SSID 200-12428) Other information: Passport no: N002848852 Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 10 Jun 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-11912 Name: Samir Hassan
Sex: M
Justification: a) Leading businessperson operating in Syria, with interests and/or activities in multiple sectors of Syria’s economy. He holds interests in and/or has significant influence in the Amir Group and Cham Holding, two conglomerates with interests in the real estate, tourism, transport and finance sectors. From Mar 2014 until Sep 2018, he held the position of Chairman for RussiaPresident of the Bilateral Business Councils following his appointment by Minister of Economy, Khodr OrfaliSyrian-Russian business council. b) Samir Hassan supports the Syrian regime’s war effort with cash donations. c) Samir Hassan is associated with persons benefitting from or supporting the regime. In particular, he is associated with Rami Makhlouf and Issam Anbouba, who have been designated by the Council and benefit from the Syrian regime. Relation: a) CloseRelated to Rami Makhlouf
(SSID 200-11672) b) Related to Issam Anbouba (SSID 200-11924) c) Related to Cham Holding (SSID 200-12406) Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 17 Dec 2014, 19 Jan 2016, 10 Jun 2016, 13 Aug 2019, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-11937 Name: Adnan Hassan Mahmoud
Sex: M DOB: 1966 POB: Tartous, Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: Former Syrian Ambassador to IranIran until 2020. Former Minister of Information in power after May 2011. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 10 Jun 2016, 16 Jun 2017, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12041 Name: Ali Barakat
Sex: M Title: Major General Good quality a.k.a.: a) Barakat b) Ali
Justification: 103rd Brigade of the Republican Guard Division. Military official involved in the violence in Homs. Promoted to Major GeneralCurrently serves in 2017the 30th Mobile Infantry Division of the Republican Guard. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 13 Aug 2019, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12124 Name: Jamal Yunes
Sex: M Title: Brigadier General Good quality a.k.a.: Younes
Justification: Gave orders to troops to shoot at protestors in Mo’adamiyehMo’adamiyeh. Head of the Military Security Committee in Hama in 2018. Other information: Position: Commander of the 555th Regiment Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12195 Name: Emad Abdul-Ghani Sabouni
Sex: M DOB: 1964 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Imad b) Abdul Ghani c) Al Sabuni
Justification: Former Minister of Telecommunications and Technology, in office until at least Apr 2014. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Appointed in Jul 2016 as the Head of Planning and International Cooperation Agency (government agency).PICC). The PICC is a government agency, affiliated to the Prime Ministry and produces, in particular, the five-year plans that provide the broad guidelines for the Government’s economic and development policies. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 10 Jun 2016, 12 Jun 2018, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12627 Name: Abdul-Salam Fajr Mahmoud
Sex: M Title: Brigadier General DOB: 1959
Justification: Head of the Security Committee of the Southern Region since Dec 2020. Former Head of the Bab Tuma (Damascus) Branch of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence Service. Former Head of the Mezze Airport Air Force intelligence investigation branch. Responsible for the torture of opponents in custody. Under international arrest warrant for ‘complicity in acts of torture’, ‘complicity in crimes against humanity’ and ‘complicity in war crimes’. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 12 Jun 2018, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12635 Name: Qusay Ibrahim Mihoub
Sex: M Title: Colonel DOB: 1961 POB: Derghamo, Jableh, Lattakia, Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: High-ranking officer at the Syrian Air Force Intelligence Service. Former Head of the Deraa branch of the air force'sforce’s intelligence service (sent from Damascus to Deraa at the start of demonstrations there). Responsible for the torture of opponents in custody as well as the violent repression of peaceful protests in the southern region. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12647 Name: Ibrahim Ma’ala
Sex: M Title: Brigadier General Good quality a.k.a.: Maala (Maale, Ma'la)
Justification: Head of Branch 285 (Damascus) of the General Intelligence Directorate (replaced Brigadier General Hussam Fendi at the end of 2011). Responsible for the torture of opponents in custody. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 17 Jun 2015, 19 Jan 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12655 Name: Hussam Luqa
Sex: M Title: Major General DOB: 1964 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Husam (Housam, Houssam) b) Louqa (Louca, Louka, Luka) Justification: Former Head of the Security Committee of the Southern Region from 2018 to 2020. Former Head of the General Security Directorate. Major General. From Apr 2012 to 2.12.2018, was head of the Homs branch of the Political Security Directorate (succeeded Brigadier General Nasr al-Ali). Since 3.12.2018, head of the Political Security Directorate. Responsible for the torture of opponents in custody. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 13 Aug 2019, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12659 Name: Taha Taha
Sex: M Title: Brigadier General
Justification: SiteDeputy assistant to the Head of the Political Security Division. Former site manager of the Latakia branch of the Political Security Directorate. Responsible for the torture of opponents in custody. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12675 Name: Ahmed al-Jarroucheh
Sex: M Title: Major General DOB: 1957 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Ahmad b) al-Jarousha (al- Jarousheh, al-Jaroucha, al-Jarouchah, al-Jaroucheh)
Justification: Former head of the foreign branch of General Intelligence (Branch 279). As such, responsible for General Intelligence arrangements in Syrian embassies. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 13 Aug 2019, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12687 Name: Ghassan Jaoudat Ismail
Sex: M Title: General DOB: 1960 POB: DrekishJunaynat Ruslan – Darkoush, Tartous region, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: Ismael
Justification: Head of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence Service since 2019. Former deputy director of the Air Force Intelligence Service and previously in charge of the missions branch of the Air Force Intelligence Service which, in cooperation with the special operations branch, manages the elite troops of the Air Force Intelligence Service, who play an important role in the repression conducted by the Syrian regime. As such, Ghassan Jaoudat Ismail is one of the top military leaders directly implementing the violent repression of opponents conducted by the Syrian regime as well as practices of disappearance of civilians. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-12694 Name: Amer al-Achi
Sex: M Title: Major General Good quality a.k.a.: a) Amis (Ammar) b) Ibrahim c) al Ashi (Aachi, Ashi)
Justification: AppointedFormer Governor of the Sweida GovernorateGovernorate, appointed by President Bashar al‐ Assad onal-Assad in Jul 2016. Former Head of the intelligence branch of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence Service (2012- 20162012-2016). Through his role in the Air Force Intelligence Service, Amer al-Achi is implicated in the repression of the Syrian opposition. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 12 Jun 2018, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-22375 Name: Hala Mohammad Al Nasser
Sex: M W DOB: 1964 POB: Raqqa, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: Mohamed (Muhammad, Mohammed)
Justification: Former Minister of Tourism. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 23 Jun 2014, 19 Jan 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-22439 Name: Ali Hadar
Sex: M DOB: 1962 Good quality a.k.a.: Haidar
Justification: Head of the National Reconciliation Agency and former State Minister for National Reconciliation Affairs. Chair of the Intifada wing of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 17 Jul 2019, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-29819 Name: Mohamad Amer Mardini
Sex: M DOB: 1959 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Mohammad (Mohamed) b) Al-Mardini
Justification: Former Minister of Higher Education in power after May 2011 (appointed 27.8.2014). As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Listed on 17 Dec 2014, amended on 16 Jun 2017, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-29895 Name: Ghassan Ahmed GhannanGhannam
Sex: M Good quality a.k.a.: a) Ahmad b) GhanemGhannan (Ghanem) c) Brigadier General (Major General)
Justification: Member of the Syrian Armed Forces of the rank of Colonel and the equivalent or higher in post after May 2011. Major General and Commander of the 155th Missile Brigade. Associated with Maher al‐ Assadal-Assad through his role in the 155th Missile Brigade. As Commander of the 155th Missile Brigade, he is supporting the Syrian regime and he is responsible for the violent repression of the civilian population. Responsible for firing scud missiles at various civilian sites between Jan and Mar 2013. Relation: Related to Maher Al-Assad (SSID 200-11625) Other information: a) Position: Commander of the 155th Missile Brigade b) Rank: Major General Modifications: Listed on 17 Dec 2014, amended on 11 Oct 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-29902 Name: Mohammed Bilal
Sex: M Title: Brigadier General Good quality a.k.a.: a) Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Bilal
b) Muhammad
Justification: As a senior officer in the Syrian Air Force Intelligence Service, he supports the Syrian regime and is responsible for the violent repression of the civilian population. He is also associated with the listed Scientific Studies Research Centre (SSRC). Head of the Tartus police since Dec 2018.SSRC). Relation: Related to the Centre d’études et de recherches syrien (CERS) (SSID 200-12445) Modifications: Listed on 17 Dec 2014, amended on 13 Aug 2019, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-30662 Name: Emad Hamsho
Sex: M Good quality a.k.a.: a) Imad b) Hmisho (Hamchu, Hamcho, Hamisho, Hmeisho, Hemasho) Address: Hamsho Building, 31 Baghdad Street, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: Occupies a senior management position in Hamsho Trading. As a result of his senior position in Hamsho Trading, a subsidiary of Hamsho International, which has been designated by the Council, he provides support to the Syrian regime. He is also associated with a designated entity, Hamsho International. He is also vice-president of the Syrian Council of Iron and Steel alongside designated regime businessmen such as Ayman Jaber. He is also an associate of President Bashar al-Assad. Relation: a) Related to Hamcho International (SSID 200-12352) b) Related to Bashar Al-Assad (SSID 200-11614) Modifications: Listed on 18 Mar 2015, amended on 19 Jan 2016, 11 Oct 2016, 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-36374 Name: Salam Mohammad al-Saffaf
Sex: M W DOB: 1979
Justification: Administrative Development Minister. Appointed in Mar 2017. Modifications: Listed on 16 Jun 2017, amended on 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-40037 Name: Samer Foz
Sex: M DOB: 20 May 1973 POB: a) LatakiaHoms, Syrian Arab Republic b) Latakia, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Samir b) Foz (Fawz) c) Zuhair Foz (Foz bin Zuhair) d) Fawz Address: Platinum Tower, office No 2405, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Nationality: a) Syrian Arab Republic b) Turkey Identification document: a) Passport No. U 09471711, Turkey, Expiry date: 21 Jul 2024 b) Other No. 06010274705, Syrian Arab Republic (Syrian national number)
Justification: Leading businessperson operating in Syria, with interests and activities in multiple sectors of Syria’s economy, including a regime-backed joint venture involved in the development of Marota City, a luxury residential and commercial development. Samer Foz provides financial and other support to the Syrian regime, including funding the Military Security Shield Forces in Syria and brokering grain deals. He also benefits financially from access to commercial opportunities through the wheat trade and reconstruction projects as a result of his links to the regime. Other information: a) Position: CEO of Aman Group b) Executive President of Aman Group. Subsidiaries: Foz for Trading, Al-Mohaimen for Transportation & Contracting. Aman Group is the private sector partner in joint venture Aman Damascus JSC with Damascus Cham Holding, in which Foz is an individual shareholder. Emmar Industries is a joint venture between Aman Group and the Hamisho Group, in which Foz has the majority stake and is the Chairman. Modifications: Listed on 17 Jul 2019, amended on 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-40082 Name: Khaled al-Zubaidi
Sex: M Good quality a.k.a.: a) Khalid b) Mohammed c) Bassam d) Zubaidi (Zubedi, al- Zubedi) Nationality: Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: Leading businessperson operating in Syria, with significant investments in the construction industry, including a 50 % stake in Zubaidi and Qalei LLC, which is constructing the luxury tourist city Grand Town and to which the regime has granted a 45-year agreement in return for 19-21 % of its revenue. In this capacity he is linked to Nader Qalei. Khaled al- Zubaidi benefits from and/or supports the Syrian regime through his business activities, in particular through this stake in the Grand Town development. Relation: Related to Nader Qalei (SSID 200-40113) Other information: Position: Co-owner of Zubaidi and Qalei LLC; Director of Agar Investment Company; General Manager of Al Zubaidi company and Al Zubaidi & Al Taweet Contracting Company; Director and Owner of Zubaidi Development Company; co-owner of Enjaz Investment Company Modifications: Listed on 17 Jul 2019, amended on 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-41320 Name: Amer Foz
Sex: M DOB: 11 Mar 1976 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Zuhair b) Fawz Nationality: a) Syrian Arab Republic b) Saint Kitts and Nevis Identification document: PassportResidence Permit No. 06010274747, Syrian784-1976-7135283-5, United Arab RepublicEmirates Justification: a) Leading businessperson with personal and family business interests and activities in multiple sectors of the Syrian economy, including through Aman Holding (formerly known as the Aman Group). Through Aman Holding, heeconomy. He benefits financially from access to commercial opportunities and supports the Syrian regime, including through involvement in the regime-backed development of Marota City. Since 2012regime. Between 2012 and 2019, he has also beenwas General Manager of ASM International Trading LLC. b) He is also associated with his brother Samer Foz, who has been designated by the Council since Jan 2019 as a leading businessperson operating in Syria and for supporting or benefiting from the regimeregime. Together with his brother, he implements a number of commercial projects, notably in the Adra al-Ummaliyya area (Damascus suburbs). These projects include a factory that manufactures cables and cable accessories as well as a project to produce electricity using solar power. They also engaged in various activities with ISIL (Da’esh) on behalf of the Assad regime, including the provision of weapons and ammunitions in exchange for wheat and oil. Relation: a) Brother of Samer Foz (SSID 200-40037) b) Linked to Aman Damascus Joint Stock Company (SSID 200- 40136) Other information: a) Position: General ManagerFounder of ASM International General Trading LLC (ASM International Trading)District 6 Company; Founding partner of Easy life Company; b) Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Samer Foz; Vice Chairman of Asas Steel Company; Aman Holding (Aman Damascus Joint Stock Company); ASM International General Trading LLC (ASM International Trading)Holding c) National no: 06010274747, Passport no: 002-14-L169340 Modifications: Listed on 27 Feb 2020, amended on 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-41361 Name: Adel Anwar Al-Olabi
Sex: M DOB: 1976 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Adil b) Anouar c) el-Oulabi Nationality: Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: a) Leading businessperson benefiting from and supporting the Syrian regime. Vice Chairman of Damascus Cham Holding Company (DCHC), the investment arm of the Governorate of Damascus managing the properties of the Governorate of Damascus and

and 3 entity:

SSID: 200-12342 Name: Bena Properties
Address: Cham Holding Building, Daraa Highway,, P.O.Box 9525, Ashrafiyat Sahnaya Rif Dimashq, Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: Controlled by Rami Makhlouf. Syria’s largest real estate company and the real estate and investment arm of Cham Holding; provides funding to the Syrian regime. Relation: a) Controlled by Rami Makhlouf (SSID 200-11672) b) Related to Cham Holding (SSID 200-12406) Modifications: Amended on 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-41370 Name: Damascus Cham Holding Company
Good quality a.k.a.: Damascus Cham Private Joint Stock Company
Justification: a) Damascus Cham Holding Company was established by the regime as the investment arm of the Governorate of Damascus in order to manage the properties of the Governorate of Damascus and implement the Marota City project, a luxurious real estate project based on expropriated land under Decree No. 66 and Law No. 10 in particular. b) By managing the implementation of Marota City, Damascus Cham Holding (whose Vice- ChairChairman is the Governor of Damascus) supports and benefits from the Syrian regime and provides benefits to businesspeople with close ties to the regime who have struck lucrative deals with this entity through public‐ privatepublic-private partnerships. Relation: a) Related to Adel Anwar Al-Olabi (SSID 200-41361) b) Related to Rami Makhlouf (SSID 200- 11672) c) Related to Samer Foz (SSID 200-40037) d) Related to Mazin Al-Tarazi (SSID 200-40028) e) Related to Anas Talas (SSID 200-40010) f) Related to Khaled al-Zubaidi (SSID 200-40082) g) Related to Nader Qalei (SSID 200-40113) Other information: a) Type of entity: public-owned company under private law b) Business sector: real estate development c) Name of Director/Management: Adel Anwar al-Olabi, Vice-ChairChairman of the Board of Directors and Governor of Damascus (designated by the Council) d) Ultimate beneficial owner: Governorate of Damascus e) Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Rami Makhlouf (designated by the Council); Samer Foz (designated by the Council); Mazen Tarazi (designated by the Council); Talas Group, owned by businessman Anas Talas (designated by the Council); Khaled al‐ Zubaidial-Zubaidi (designated by the Council); Nader Qalei (designated by the Council) Modifications: Listed on 27 Feb 2020, amended on 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

SSID: 200-41390 Name: Al Qatarji Company
Good quality a.k.a.: a) Qatarji International Group b) Al-Sham and Al-Darwish Company c) شركةقاطرخي/مجموعة )KhatirjiQatarji Group (KatarjiKhatirji Group, Katarji Group, Katerji Group) d Address: Mazzah, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: Prominent company operating across multiple sectors of the Syrian economy. By facilitating fuel, arms and ammunition trade between the regime and various actors
including ISIS (DaeshISIL (Da’esh) under the pretext of importing and exporting food items, supporting militias fighting alongside the regime and taking advantage of its ties with the regime to expand its commercial activity, Al Qatarji Company – whose board is headed by designated person Hussam al-Qatarjial-Qatirji, a member of the Syrian People’s Assembly – supports and benefits from the Syrian regime. Relation: Related to Hussam Al-Qatirji (SSID 200-40061) Other information: a) Type of entity: private company b) Business sector: import/export; trucking; supply of oil and commodities c) Name of Director/Management: Hussam al‐ Qatirjial-Qatirji, CEO (designated by the Council) d) Ultimate beneficial owner: Hussam al‐ Qatirjial-Qatirji (designated by the Council) e) Relatives/business associates/entities or partners/links: Arvada/Arfada Petroleum Company JSC Modifications: Listed on 27 Feb 2020, amended on 26 Jun 2020, 11 Jun 2021

Syria sanctions designations. Additionally, they removed the following additional listings:

SSID: 200-11841 Name: Ali Habib Mahmoud
Sex: M Title: General DOB: 1939 POB: Tartous, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: Habeeb
Justification: Former Minister of Defence. Associated with the Syrian regime and the Syrian military, and its violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 26 Jun 2020, de-listed on 11 Jun 2021
SSID: 200-22363 Name: Waleed Al Mo’allem
Sex: M DOB: 17 Jul 1941 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Walid b) Al Moallem (Muallem)
Justification: Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates. As a Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Amended on 6 Nov 2013, 19 Jan 2016, 12 Jun 2018, 26 Jun 2020, de-listed on 11 Jun 2021
SSID: 200-28004 Name: Ahmad al-Qadri
Sex: M DOB: 1956
Justification: Former Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Minister. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Listed on 5 Aug 2014, amended on 26 Jun 2020, 30 Oct 2020, de-listed on 11 Jun 2021
SSID: 200-40113 Name: Nader Qalei
Sex: M DOB: 9 Jul 1965 POB: Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic Good quality a.k.a.: Kalai (Kalei) Address: Young Avenue, Halifax, Canada Nationality: Syrian Arab Republic Identification document: a) Passport No. N 010170320, Syrian Arab Republic, Date of issue: 24 May 2015, Expiry date: 23 May 2021 (Issue number: 002-15-L062672) b) ID card No. 010-40036453, Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: Leading businessperson operating in Syria, with significant investments in the construction industry, including a 50 % stake in Zubaidi and Qalei LLC, which is constructing the luxury tourist city Grand Town and to which the regime has granted a 45-year agreement in return for 19-21 % of its revenue. In this capacity, he is linked to Khaled al-Zubaidi. Nader Qalei benefits from and/or supports the Syrian regime through his business activities, in
particular through this stake in the Grand Town development. Relation: Related to Khaled al-Zubaidi (SSID 200-40082) Other information: a) Position: Majority shareholder of Castle Investment Holding; co-owner of Zubaidi and Qalei LLC; Chairman of Kalai Industries Management b) Relatives/business associates or partners/links to listed individuals: Khaled al-Zubaidi Modifications: Listed on 17 Jul 2019, amended on 26 Jun 2020, de-listed on 11 Jun 2021
SSID: 200-40359 Name: Mohammad Maen Zein Jazba Al-Abidin
Sex: M DOB: 1962 POB: Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic
Justification: Former Minister of Industry. As a former Government Minister, shares responsibility for the Syrian regime’s violent repression of the civilian population. Modifications: Listed on 17 Jul 2019, amended on 13 Aug 2019, 26 Jun 2020, 30 Oct 2020, de-listed on 11 Jun 2021

Note: 3 of the individual listings appear to have no changes to them. I looked carefully – I think it’s SECO’s error and not my eyesight.

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