A delegation from the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), headed by President Anas Abdah, accompanied by Head of the Syrian Interim Government, Abdurrahman Mustafa, visited the Syrian Community School in the Qatari capital, Doha. He commended the efforts of the administrative and teaching staff as he stressed the importance of their work in serving Syrian students.
The delegation included Vice-president, Oqab Yahya and coordinator of the Office the Arab Affairs in the Department of Foreign Relations, Salim al-Khatib, Syrian ambassador to Doha, Nizar Al-Heraki, Defense Minister Major General Salim Idris, Minister of Interior Mohiuddin Harmoush, and Minister of Local Administration and Services Muhammad Suleiman.
The meeting came as part of a two-day visit to the State of Qatar with the aim of mobilizing support for the Syrian revolution and ascertaining the conditions of the Syrian community in Qatar.
The delegation was received by the educational official at the embassy, Bilal Turkiyya and the school principal Abdul Qadir Al-Khatib. The delegation met the administrative and teaching staff as President Abdah gave a briefing on the latest on the ground and political developments as well as the effects of the humanitarian disaster in northern Syria resulting from military operations against civilians.
President Abdah talked about the role of the Syrian communities in shedding light on the Syrian revolution, the crimes of the Assad regime against civilians, and the importance of education as a pillar to advance the reality of the Syrian people.
He pointed out that the Assad regime’s crimes against civilians deprived millions of education in view of the mass displacement, killing, and the destruction of schools.
The delegation answered questions regarding the SOC’s activities and its work at the political, field and military levels. Both sides also talked about the Ministry of Defense’s efforts to strengthen the Syrian National Army and improve its combat capabilities.
The delegation toured the classrooms, laboratories, and the library as they checked on the progress of the educational process, the modern teaching methods as well as ways to use these methods in schools inside Syria.
At the end of the visit, the SOC’s delegation thanked the Syrian educational staff for their efforts. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)