Coordinator of the Syrian National Coalition’s office in northern rural Aleppo, Ahmad Shehadi, on Tuesday toured Al-Kaiba IDP camp in rural Aleppo where he met with the residents of the camp and listened to their most pressing needs.
The camp is home to some 200 households, or approximately 1,100 people, the majority of whom are women, children and elderly people who were forcibly displaced from their homes in eastern rural Aleppo, Homs province, and eastern Ghouta by the Assad regime forces.
Shehadi toured the services facilities in the camp and learned about the most urgent needs of the residents inside, especially in the areas of healthcare and education as well as preparations for protection from rain and snow with the onset of winter.
Shehadi also met with the director of the camp, Abdul Qader Ismail, and discussed with him the latest efforts to maintain the camp and replace the tents with housing units. (Source: Syrian National Coalition’s Media Department)
Coordinator of the Syrian National Coalition’s Office of the Syrian Communities Abroad, Mohammad Yahya Maktabi, met with representatives of the Network for the Protection of Women in the Turkish city of Hatay and discussed with them the need to empower Syrian women and enabling them to engage in all aspects of life and assume their role in the political work.
Both sides stressed the important role of women in the Syrian revolution and in their work along with the various Syrian communities to mobilize international support for the cause of the Syrian people and their struggle against tyranny.
Maktabi gave a detailed explanation of the latest developments in the political process and the progress in the work of the Constitutional Committee.
The discussions also touched on the work of the Syrian communities in the various Turkish cities and the rest of the world. Maktabi commended the contribution of Syrian women to the various activities shedding light on the Syrian people, their history and culture, and their just cause to regain their rights and dignity and to topple the Assad regime.
The Network for the Protection of Women is one of the largest conglomerations in the Syrian Revolution as it comprises more than 1,000 women and about 56 women's organizations. (Source: Syrian National Coalition’s Media Department)
As part of the plan of the Secretariat of the Syrian National Coalition to reach out to Syrian associations and institutions in Turkey, the Coalition’s Secretary-General Abdelbaset Abdullatif visited the Syrian House organization in Istanbul in order to communicate and follow up on the conditions of Syrian nationals in Turkey.
Abdullatif stressed the need to coordinate and activate joint mechanisms of action to address the situation of Syrian nationals in Turkey as he listened to the major problems and obstacles facing them.
Abdullatif stressed the need to address the legal status of the Syrian nationals in Istanbul to ensure that their presence do not violate the country’s regulations and rules in accordance with recommendations put forward by the Joint Syrian-Turkish Committee.
Moreover, Abdullatif and the management of the Syrian House discussed the latest on the ground and political developments of the Syrian revolution. He also talked about the latest developments in the work of the Constitutional Committee in its first meeting in Geneva and preparations for the next meeting due to take place on November 25. (Source: Syrian National Coalition’s Media Department)