Wed, 12 May 2021

DAMASCUS, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday applied to run for the Syrian presidential elections slated for May, according to the state news agency SANA.

Hamoudeh al-Sabbagh, the Syrian parliament speaker, said that so far, six people, including a woman, have applied to take part in the presidential race, and more people are expected to apply in the coming days.

The election campaign start as of April 19 for 10 days.

The election day for the Syrians abroad is set on May 20, while for the Syrians interiorly, it will be held on May 26.

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