President Bashar al Assad and his wife Asma al Assad exercised their right to vote this Sunday in the elections to the third legislative assembly of the People’s Assembly, the Syrian Parliament, in the electoral college at the Foreign Ministry headquarters. the presidency of the republic.
The country’s prime minister, Hussein Arnus, cast his vote in the polls in the polling station in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, the official Syrian news agency SANA said.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid al Mualem also cast his vote in the polling station in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate building.
After more than nine years of war, and in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and a growing economic crisis that sparked new protests against President Bashar al Assad, parliamentary elections only take place in areas of the country controlled by the Syrian government.