President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Hadi Al-Bahra, along with his accompanying delegation, held a meeting with the local council in the town of Al-Bab in the Aleppo countryside. The delegation engaged with the head and members of the council, discussing the town’s conditions and exploring strategies to enhance basic services.
The SOC’s delegation included Bahjat Al-Atassi, Abdul Basit Abdul Latif, Muhammad Qaddah, Najib Rahmoun, and Basil Ghuneim. Minister of Finance and Economy, Abdul Hakim Al-Masri, participated on behalf of the Syrian interim government. They met with the head of the local council in Al-Bab, SOC member Haytham Al-Shehabi, and other council members.
Al-Bahra provided an overview of the latest developments in the Syrian file, the political process, and the international community’s response. He emphasized the need to change the Syrian reality to bring the Syrian issue back to the forefront of political attention. Al-Bahra commended the ongoing Suwayda anti-regime movement and demonstrations, highlighting the message they send to the international community about the Syrian people’s aspirations and the necessity of a political transition according to UN Resolution 2254.
The SOC’s delegation delved into the service situation in the town and the significant needs of the population. Al-Shehabi underscored that the town’s primary need is water. Al-Bahra assured that the SOC, through the interim government, is addressing the water problem with implemented projects to optimize the current network and activate and strengthen it. Two completed projects, including a solar energy station powering pumping stations in the town, were also mentioned.
Al-Bahra emphasized the importance of preserving Syrian human capital by supporting business establishment, investment, and providing opportunities for young people to live, work, and study in their homeland. He stressed the significance of good governance in liberated areas, supporting the interim government, ensuring security, enhancing stability, and endorsing the independence of a unified judiciary for all liberated areas.
Al-Bahra commended the local council’s efforts in Al-Bab to improve the towns’ situation and provide services, acknowledging their dedication to alleviating the people’s suffering.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)