Al-Raqqa- Civil society organizations held, on Saturday, their first constituent meeting in the presence of delegations from the Syrian Democratic Council, the Civil Council and the Legislative Council, in addition to all associations, chambers and syndicates affiliated to civil society at the Culture and Art Center.
It aims to discuss the provisions of the proposed internal regulations and to elect an administrative body that oversees and conducts the affairs of civil society organizations in Al-Raqqa.
The opening started with a minute of silence in memory of the martyrs, and then several speeches were given by the member of the Presidential Committee of the Syrian Democratic Council “Hassan Mohammed Ali” in which he talked about the political situation and the developments in the region and Syria in general, and he pointed out that they are in a crucial political stage that requires everyone to do task and duties to be able to overcome all the plots and conspiracy that are being hatched against the north and east of Syria, and to reach a pluralistic and decentralized Syria.
He noted that despite the difficult political situation, they are building and strengthening the social system, which is the most important organization in order to organize and unite all segments and energies of society.
The joint presidency of civil society organizations, Najah Mohammed Al-Khalif, delivered a speech that wished the meeting to be a good step in building a democratic, cultural and moral society of justice, equality and coexistence.
She noted that they aim to organize and develop the capacities of society through civil society organizations to enhance their role in development plans in all areas.
Shortly after the speeches were finished, the meeting began with member Jaber al-Hassan reading the internal regulation to open the way for the audience to discuss the items and make the necessary adjustments to reach a final version to be adopted.
In conclusion, five members were elected to run the Civil Society Organizations.
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