Assad was appointed Minister of water resources of Syria, the acting Prime Minister

Minister of water resources of Syria Hussein Arnus appointed acting Prime Minister, reported the press service of the President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad.

"Assad has appointed Hussein Arnus Prime Minister in addition to his current position. The government will continue to work until the elections of new Parliament", - stated in the message.

Earlier, Assad dismissed the Prime Minister Imad Khamis, who held the post from 2016.

Elections for the Parliament of Syria, postponed twice due to pandemic coronavirus, scheduled for July 19.