Bashar Assad receives new Constitution project

The National Committee for Development of the Constitution project of Syria has handed President Bashar Assad a project of the Constitution, Xinhua reports.

Assad will then hand it to the People’s Assembly, followed by a referendum. The committee concluded work on the project on February 7.

The new Constitution project states presidential terms of 7 years with one re-election. Bashar Assad’s presidency will end in 2014.

The National Committee for Development of the Constitution project was organized on October 15, according to Assad’s order 33. It consists of 29 members. It was to develop a new Constitution project in 4 months. The committee was chaired by justice minister.

Syria has had mass anti-governmental protests since mid-March 2011. Development of the Constitution is a measure to end the disorders.

 

215 views


More World news

 Lavrov: #039sanctions war#039 between Moscow and West may last decades

Lavrov: 'sanctions war' between Moscow and West may last decades

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that 'the sanctions war' between the West and Russia may drag on for decades. "On the one hand, it is a great country, but on the other, representatives of its …

The Nation: The Obama administration relentlessly incites the conflict with Russia

The Nation: "The Obama administration relentlessly incites the conflict with Russia"

The world media on key geopolitical events over Russia, the USA, and Iran

US presidential elections: a race without leaders

US presidential elections: a race without leaders

How Democrats and Republicans are holding primaries

Donald Tusk writes in Georgian

Donald Tusk writes in Georgian

Видео

The President of the European Council Donald Tusk commented on his meeting with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili on his Twitter page in the Georgian language.  The politician wrote that the European Union and Georgia are real …

 USAID to help preserve groundwater in Armenia#039s Ararat Valley

USAID to help preserve groundwater in Armenia's Ararat Valley

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Advanced Science and Partnerships for Integrated Resource Development Project in Armenia, an initiative designed to curb the rate of groundwater abstraction in the …

Former deputy foreign minister appointed Armenia#039s Ambassador to China

Former deputy foreign minister appointed Armenia's Ambassador to China

Sergey Manasaryan was appointed a new Armenian ambassador to China. The corresponding document has been signed by the country's President Serzh Sargsyan. By another presidential decree Sergey Manasaryan was …

Mikhail Janelidze starts visit to Tallinn

Mikhail Janelidze starts visit to Tallinn

The Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Dzhanelidze started a two-day state visit to Tallinn today. He will discuss Georgia's integration into the EU, economic cooperation and security issues. The press service of the …

 Zakharova: Russia conducts irreproachable preparation of talks in Geneva

Zakharova: Russia conducts irreproachable preparation of talks in Geneva

Russia has met its commitments in full on arranging the inter-Syrian talks in Geneva, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. "Our American colleagues act in an absolutely wrong way by accusing …

Zanganeh: we are ready for dialogue with Riyadh on conditions in oil market

Zanganeh: we are ready for dialogue with Riyadh on conditions in oil market

Tehran is ready to negotiate with Saudi Arabia over the current conditions in the oil market, the Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said. "We support any form of dialogue and cooperation with OPEC …

Iran negotiating on purchase of two satellites

Iran negotiating on purchase of two satellites

Iran is in talks with companies from Russia, France, Japan and South Korea to buy two satellites. According to the Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Mahmoud Vaezi, one of the satellites is a …

more World news