The President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Hadi Al-Bahra, along with members of the political committee and General Assembly, convened a significant meeting with the Syrian Tribal Council in the town of Ras Al-Ayn in rural Al-Hasakah. The meeting also included discussions with tribal sheikhs and local notables.
In attendance were members of the SOC’s political committee, including Abdulahad Astepho, Abdel Baset Abdel Latif, and Muhammad Ali Issa, as well as SOC’s members Hussein Al-Raad and Amer Al-Bashir. The meeting was also attended by Minister of Agriculture in the Syrian interim government, Hayel Al-Kalsh.
Al-Bahra emphasized the pivotal role played by the Syrian Tribal Council in promoting civil peace and resolving disputes, underlining the historical significance of Syrian tribes and clans within the country’s societal fabric.
Participants engaged in productive discussions on ways to enhance the living conditions in the region, fostering coexistence among all segments of the Syrian populace, and addressing the pressing issues faced by the region’s residents. The agenda also included strategies for creating job opportunities and supporting the establishment of new projects vital for the area’s development.
Al-Bahra highlighted the magnitude of the region’s needs, stressing the importance of collaborative efforts by both public and private institutions and economic stakeholders to improve living conditions and public services in the region.
He emphasized the necessity of identifying problems and working collectively to find viable solutions, particularly given the region’s significant resources and wealth. Al-Bahra pledged the SOC’s commitment, in conjunction with the Syrian Interim Government and its partners, to address these needs.
Al-Bahra reaffirmed that sustained cooperation and coordination would play an essential role in reshaping the Syrian landscape and influencing the political process, aligning it with the implementation of UN resolutions on Syria and the fulfillment of the Syrian people’s demands.
The meeting attendees expressed the dire challenges faced by the residents of Ras al-Ayn and its environs, including economic and educational hardships. They sought assistance in bolstering the agricultural sector and facilitating the export of agricultural produce, as well as the rehabilitation of water pumps along the Khabur River and the activation of nearby wells.
Source: (SOC’s Media Department)