December 1, 2011
In a statement published on Thursday, the Assembly confirmed putting the new Syrian constitution to public referendum after it is drafted, preventing all unlicensed protests, enhancing democracy and considering elections to be the right way to do so.
The meeting dealt with the current situation in Syria and the conspiracy which aimed at undermining its pan-Arab and national stances and its role in the region.
The Assembly underlined the importance of releasing all people arrested in the latest events unless they were convicted and conducting the elections of the People’s Assembly on the basis of the new laws of elections and political parties in addition to launching the national dialogue chaired by the President.
The assembly expressed high appreciation of the Syrian people, army and internal security forces’ sacrifices for the sake of the homeland.
The Assembly called for following up administrative, economic and juridical reform programs, combating corruption and prosecuting corrupted people, in addition to taking economic measures to improve production and meet the citizens’ interests.
A draft law on exempting taxpayers from municipal fees, penalties for violating building regulations and municipal laws and their overdue interests, unpaid fines and late payment penalties for the years 2011 and before if they pay the tax or the fees imposed in the aforementioned years before.