Last Updated: May 21, 2024

Adil Anwar al-Olabi


عادلأنورالعلبي; Adel Anouar el-Oulabi; Adel Anwar AL-OLABI


Chairman of Damascus Cham Holding Company (DCHC); leading businessperson. Governor of Damascus, appointed \nby President Bashar al-Assad in November 2018.

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Leading businessperson benefiting from and supporting the Syrian regime. Chairman of Damascus Cham Holding Company (DCHC), the investment arm of the Governorate of Damascus managing the properties of the Governorate of Damascus and implementing the Marota City project. Adel Anwar al-Olabi is also the Governor of Damascus, appointed by President Ba...

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

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Restrictive measures against Syria


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

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- 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.

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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...

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