DAMASCUS, (ST)- Dr. Bashar Hafez Al-Assad on Monday submitted to the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) an application of candidacy for the post of President of the Syrian Arab Republic.
Speaker of the People's Assembly (PA) Mohammad Jihad al-Lahham announced that the PA received from the SCC a notification announcing that Dr. Bashar Hafez Al-Assad had submitted his candidacy application attached with required documents.
Al-Assad's bid raises the number of Presidential candidates to seven.
Dr. Bashar Hafez Al-Assad is now president of the Syrian Arab Republic and here is his CV:
Born in Damascus, September 11, 1965.
Finished his high secondary school at Al-Hurriah Institute in Damascus in 1982.