MESOP NEWS BACKGROUNDER : PKK/PYD CREATED BODIES PREPARE FOR AUTONOMY / PYD – Kurdish officials discuss election law, administrative divisions in Rojava-Northern Syria
ARA News – 23 July 2017 – The Executive Board of the Constituent Council of the Democratic Federal System in Rojava-Northern Syria met with members of the Council and representatives of the Electoral Commission on Thursday to discuss the election law and the administrative divisions of the regions of Rojava and Northern Syria.
A broad meeting was held at the headquarters of the Constituent Council of the Democratic Federal System of Northern Syria to discuss the draft electoral law and administrative divisions in the regions of Rojava and northern Syria.
According to the local Kurdish news agency ANHA, the meeting was attended by the Co-Chairs of the Executive Council of the Democratic Federalist System of Northern Syria Fawza Yousef and Sanharib Barsoum and the Co-Chairmen of the Constituent council of the Democratic Federalist System of Northern Syria Hediya Youssef and Mansour Salloum, as well as members of the executive board of the three provinces of Kobani, Jazirah and Afrin and representatives of the Shahba region (Northern Aleppo).The participants reportedly discussed the items of the draft election law, and proposed amendments to its provisions. Sources within the meeting confirmed to ARA News that the participants also discussed the administrative divisions of the regions of Rojava and northern Syria. The sources suggested that the draft law on elections and administrative divisions of the Council of the Democratic Federal System of Northern Syria will be submitted for approval at a later meeting. www.mesop.de