The political committee of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) held its regular meeting on Thursday to discuss the latest developments on the ground and the political situation. The committee reviewed briefings on the work of the SOC’s foreign missions in the countries of the region and the European Union. Additionally, it examined reports from the SOC’s departments, working groups, and networks.
During the meeting, SOC’s President, Hadi Al-Bahra, provided a briefing in which he discussed the latest political developments. He highlighted the SOC’s efforts in monitoring the work and activities of the working groups and organizing the work of the presidential body to implement the SOC’s plan and vision in political and diplomatic realms. Al-Bahra also announced plans to set an agenda for monthly meetings with foreign envoys to Syria.
Al-Bahra addressed a recent meeting with the Free Lawyers Syndicate, Aleppo Branch. He emphasized the vital role of syndicates and unions in liberated areas, stressing the need to enhance their unity and effectiveness to serve their members and organize their work in line with the aspirations of the Syrian people. Al-Bahra underscored the significance of the Free Lawyers Syndicate within the legal and union framework, emphasizing the adherence to judicial rulings as the basis for resolving internal disputes.
He also emphasized the importance of complying with internal regulations in all revolution institutions as a fundamental approach to resolving organizational problems. Al-Bahra briefly explained the SOC presidency’s meeting with the Syrian community in the United States, organized by the SOC’s Communities Working Group.
Vice President Abdel Majeed Barakat presented his work report during the meeting. He discussed the preparations by the Free Syrian Students Union for developing the work plan for the Central Electoral Commission. Barakat also highlighted the activities of the Sports and Youth Commission in the Syrian Interim Government, focusing on completing its organizational structure and continuing its work.
The political committee delved into the SOC’s action plan for the liberated areas in the next month. This plan encompasses holding specialized workshops on humanitarian and economic conditions, political meetings and seminars, and participation in civil, social, and cultural events.
The committee also received a briefing on the work of the SOC’s office in Gaziantep, including the follow-up on the conditions of Syrian refugees residing there.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)