Speaker of the People’s Assembly announces opening of candidacy for Presidential elections starting from Monday

Damascus, SANA-Speaker of the People’s Assembly Hammoudah Sabbagh announced the commencement of candidacy for Presidential elections, starting from Monday April 19.

In his speech at the first session of the second extraordinary round of the People’s Assembly, Sabbagh called on those who wish to run to submit their candidacy applications to the Supreme Constitutional Court within a period of 10 days which ends by Wednesday April 28.

“The date of presidential elections will be on May 20, 2021 for Syrians resident abroad, while the elections will be set on May 26th for Syrians resident on the Syrian territory,” Speaker Sabbath said.

Sabbagh said that “we are facing the most important constitutional deadline and holding the elections is an honest expression on belonging to the homeland.”

Hala Zain

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