President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Hadi Al-Bahra, and his accompanying delegation held a meeting with the local council in the town of Tal Abyad in rural Raqqa. They met with the council’s president and its members, engaging in discussions about the town’s current conditions and strategies to enhance essential services.
The delegation included members of the political committee, namely Abdel Basset Abdel Latif, Abdel Ahad Astepho, and Muhammad Ali Issa. SOC’s members, Hussein Al-Raad, Muhammad Al-Hamdo, and Mustafa Al-Hamida, were present, along with the Minister of Agriculture in the Syrian Interim Government, Hayel Al-Kalsh.
During the meeting, various topics were addressed, such as ensuring the population’s needs were met, improving the circumstances for those who have returned to their localities, emphasizing the development of liberated regions, and seeking ways to alleviate the region’s siege.
Al-Bahra commended the diligent efforts made by the local council in Tal Abyad, recognizing their dedication despite the challenging circumstances faced by the region. He underscored the vital need to enhance essential services in alignment with the hardships experienced by the civilian population.
Furthermore, Al-Bahra stressed the importance of supporting the resources and capabilities of the interim government to foster economic revitalization in the area. He emphasized the necessity of devising new mechanisms that facilitate the mobility and operations of traders and industrialists. Additionally, Al-Bahra highlighted the significance of ensuring the distribution of bread to all villages and towns in the region.
Saleh Al-Hajj Abdullah, the Head of the local council in Tal Abyad, expounded on the significance of rehabilitating bakeries and the civil registry. He pointed out recent developments in Tal Abyad, including the establishment of two hospitals serving 168,000 people, the distribution of 30 tons of bread, and support provided to orphaned children in hundreds of families.
Source: (Source: SOC’s Media Department)