The act took place in front of the monument erected in honor of the leader in the garden that bears his name within the university complex in this capital city.
After placing a wreath at the monument, Rector Muhammad Osama Al-Jabban highlighted Chavez’s values and positions and the appreciation of the Syrian people for his support to Syria and the just causes of all peoples.
In turn, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Venezuelan delegation, Joaquin Gomez, highlighted the homage for the Syrian people and for all those who seek to preserve their sovereignty and fight for their rights.
The University of Damascus awarded the leader an Honorary Doctorate in International Relations in 2006 in recognition of his struggle and firm stance on just Arab issues.
Likewise, on April 17, 2014, that educational institution named a garden within its campus after Chavez, on the occasion of the first anniversary of his decease , in recognition of his struggle and his tireless efforts for the development of relations between Syria and Venezuela.