First Woman Applies to Run for Syria’s Presidential Elections

First Woman Applies to Run for Syria’s Presidential Elections

A lady from the capital Damascus has applied to run for leader of Syria, the parliament speaker said Tuesday, making her the main female to make a bid for the nation’s top work. The to a great extent representative political race is sure to be won by President Bashar Assad.

The official political race, the second since the country’s considerate conflict broke out 10 years prior, is to be held May 26. Syrians abroad will decide on May 20.

Damascus, SANA-Speaker of People’s Assembly Hammoudeh Sabbagh announced Tuesday that the People’s Assembly has received a notice from the Supreme Constitutional Court that Faten Ali Nahar, a 50-year-old , submitted an application in which she announced running for President to raise the number of the candidacy applications submitted to the assembly to three.

Sabbagh added, in the third session of the second extraordinary round, that the Assembly has received a notice from the Supreme Constitutional Court that Faten Ali Nahar submitted an application in which she announced running for President.

On Monday, the People’s Assembly has received two notices from the Supreme Constitutional Court that Abdullah Salloum Abdullah and Mohammad Firas Yasin Rajjouh submitted two applications in which they announced running for President.

Despite the fact that Assad has not yet applied, he is generally expected to run and win a fourth seven-year term. He has held force since 2000, when he took over after the passing of his dad, who ran the country for a very long time.

Syria just started permitting multi-applicant casting a ballot in the 2014 races. Rivalry with Assad was emblematic and seen by resistance and Western nations as a hoax intended to give the officeholder president a facade of authenticity.

Syria has been in the pains of common conflict since 2011, when Arab Spring-propelled challenges the Assad family rule transformed into an equipped uprising because of a severe military crackdown.

The Syrian pound set a precedent in March exchanging on the bootleg market at 4,600 pounds to the dollar. Toward the beginning of the contention, the U.S. dollar was worth 47 Syrian pounds. A week ago, the focal back set the authority rate at 2,512 pounds, down from 1,256 since June, to the dollar.

Long stretches of debasement and botch, trailed by a time of war and raising Western approvals against Assad’s administration have developed the difficulty for Syrians. The U.N. gauges that 80% of Syrians live in neediness.

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