05-08-2021 07:38 AM Jerusalem Timing

Syria: Four New Presidential Candidates Announced

Syria: Four New Presidential Candidates Announced

Mohammad Firas Yassin Rajjouh, Abdul-Salam Youssef Salameh, Sawsan Omar al-Haddad and Sameer Ahmad Mo’alla have submitted four applications to the Supreme Constitutional Court announcing their candidacy for Presidentcy

Mohammad Firas Yassin Rajjouh, Abdul-Salam Youssef SyriaSalameh, Sawsan Omar al-Haddad and Sameer Ahmad Mo'alla have submitted four applications to the Supreme Constitutional Court announcing their candidacy for President of the Republic.

Speaker of the People's Assembly Mohammad Jihad al-Laham announced, in a session on Sunday, that the Assembly received two notifications from the Supreme Constitutional Court statting that Sawsan Omar al-Haddad, who is from Lattakia province and was born in 1963, and Sameer Ahmad Mo'alla, who is from al-Quneitra province, born in 1961, have submitted candidacy applications to the Court.

 Speaker al-Laham said that he also received notifications from the Supreme Constitutional Court stating that that Mohammad Firas Yassin Rajjouh, who is from Damascus province and was born in 1966, and Abdul-Salam Youssef Salameh, who is from Homs province and was born in 1971, submitted candidacy applications for the post of the President of the Syrian Arab Republic.

The court clarified the four presidential candidacy applications were added to its record and it informed the Speaker of the People's Assembly of them pursuant to the constitution of the Syrian Arab Republic and the Supreme Constitutional Court's law.

The Higher Constitutional Court started receiving the applications of candidacy as of April 22nd until May 1st, 2014.