BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:15 P.M.) – For the first time in seven years, the Homs-Hama Highway (M-5 Highway) will be opened to the public.

According to a government report, the highway is scheduled to be reopened on June 6th, as their construction crews finalize their repairs.

The highway was closed in late 2011 after the Free Syrian Army (FSA) took control of the Al-Rastan Plain, which is located just south of the Hama Governorate’s provincial border.

With the reopening of this highway, the Syrian economy should get a major boost, as the travel distance will be cut significantly short.

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George King

Another of many signs of the Phoenix Rising!