Last Updated: June 24, 2024

Wasim Anouar Al-Qatan

Aliases

وسيم قطان; وسيم أنوار القطان; Wassim Anouar Al-Qatan; Wasseem Anouar Al-Qatan; Waseem Anouar Al-Qatan; Wasim Al-Qatan; Wassim Al-Qatan; Wasseem Al-Qatan; Waseem Al-Qatan; Wasim Anouar Al-Qattan; Wassim Anouar Al-Qattan; Wasseem Anouar Al-Qattan; Waseem Anouar Al-Qattan; Wasim Al-Qattan; Wassim Al-Qattan; Wasseem Al-Qattan; Waseem Al...

Position

Businessperson. President of Damascus Countryside (Rural) Province Chamber of Commerce. Chairman of the Syrian-Omani Business Council since 2022.

Nationality

Syrian Arab Republic

DoB

1976-03-04

Reg. ID

10090110187 (other-Other identification number) (National ID Number)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32023R1027

Official reason

Leading businessperson operating in Syria benefiting from and supporting the regime. Owner of multiple businesses and holding companies with interests and activities in various economic sectors such as real estate, the luxury hotel industry and commercial centres. Waseem al-Kattan rose rapidly as a leading businessman by imposing taxes on goods smu...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2020-02-17)

Date of listing

2023-05-26

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures against Syria

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Syria

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex I of Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

Official Information

On 27 May 2013, the Council of the EU adopted conclusions in which it condemned the violence and the continued widespread and systematic gross violations of human rights in Syria, the massacres committed by the Syrian armed forces and its militias, all instances of hostage taking of peacekeepers, and the atrocities committed by the Syrian regime. I...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02013D0255-20230720