In the presence of a large number of leaders of the SDF and the directors of the political and administrative bodies of the Council of Democratic Syria and Raqqa Civil Council with all committees and branches and a large number of elders and sheikhs of the tribes of Raqqa, the second general meeting of the Civil Council of Raqqa was held on Wednesday 10-1-2018.
It was to restructure the Civil Council and its work. The meeting began with a minute of silence on the souls of the martyrs, and then the preparatory committee composed of eleven members to write the agenda of the meeting, then it was followed by the member, Jalah Al-Hamzawi’s report of the Preparatory Committee as follows:
- A legislative council of Raqqa was formed to carry out the tasks of making the laws and legislations according to its internal system. . of Raqqa) Monitoring the work of the Executive Council (Civil Council.2
- To announce the names of candidates for the joint presidency of the Legislative Council and its three deputies.
- A statement of the names of the candidates for the joint presidency of the Civil Council of Raqqa and their deputies as the committee recommends that the candidates should be approved for the legislative and executive council and that the joint presidency of the executive council be appointed to form a statement of their names within a week. The Legislative Council meets again and approves the general structure of the council The spokeswoman of the joint presidency of the Civil Council of Raqqa, Leila Mustafa, said that the people of Raqqa will have to all components and social classes to stand on their responsibilities towards the region.
It also included the formation of a council that is in charge of removing what the region has put up wars and what is witnessed the intentions, we do not say that they were the intentions of the conspirators, but they were terrorist intentions. Therefore, the people of Raqqa should stand and take their responsibilities. In the statement of the report of the Preparatory Committee there is a request to form a legislative council. The Deputy of General Commander of the SDF, Abdul Qader Al-Afidily, made a speech.
He blessed this step and he said that this step was the result of the achievements of the SDF and martyrs. He said ” because of our belief and your belief in the future and steadfast to continue the way of the martyrs , We assure you again , in the SDF and from this tribune , that we are committed to the end of what will emerge from this meeting, and its decisions, and all its discussed results and all what this will resultant.
After several speeches were made by the attendants, the candidacy for the joint presidency of the Legislative Council and its deputies was opened after voting. Khaled Barkal and Nadia Ali Al-Hamada were elected for the joint presidency of the Legislative Council. And their deputies are Aziz Khoja, Khazna Ibrahim and Sheikh Hassan al-Bereij , Aziz Khoja, Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council, read a draft of the Internal System, which included ten chapters. Each chapter contains a number of rules of the Internal System. Laila Mustafa and Abdul Hamid Al-Muhbash were nominated for the joint presidency of the Executive Council (the Civil Council) after voting where everyone agreed. After the joint presidency of the legislative and executive councils gave oath, the spokeswoman of the Legislative Council, the deputy Khazna Ibrahim, read the final statement of the meeting.