Damascus, (SANA)- Prime Minister Dr. Adel Safar on Wednesday issued a decision forming a committee which will be tasked with preparing a new draft law for general elections compatible with the best internationally recognized standards.
The committee is supposed to submit its work results to the Prime Minister within two weeks.
It includes senior law and administration figures who have the best academic, administrative and scientific efficiency.
The committee members are Deputy Minister of Justice Najem al-Ahmad, Deputy Interior Minister for Civil Affairs Gen. Hassan Jelali, Legal Advisor at the Prime Ministry Mahmoud Saleh, Advisor at the Ministry of Local Administration Fawzi Mahasneh and Director of Boards at the Ministry Khaled Kamel, in addition to a number of teachers at the Law Faculty in Damascus University including Dr. Mohammad Youssef al-Hussein, Dr. Mohammad Kheir al-Akkam and Dr. Jameila Sharbaji.
Deputy Justice Minister Najem al-Ahmad stressed in a statement to SANA that the committee has already started its work and will complete its mission in time.
He noted that the committee is studying different Arab and foreign laws and communicating with a number of experts to choose the best of their experiences in order to draw out the draft law of general elections.