Under the title “Syria ‘s history , civilization and future is for all Syrians “, the founding conference of Mother Syria Assembly (MSA) was opened in Damascus Ummayad Hotel on August 8, 2016 , attended by scientific, intellectual , economic and social figures and activists with the aim of building ” powerful Syria” , to contribute to its reconstruction and achieve national reconciliation among all Syrians.
In an opening speech to the conference, MSA ‘s President Dr. Mahmoud al-Irk , said that the current stage necessitates national responsibility to be shouldered by all the Syrian people , pointing the importance of civil society gatherings since ” individual action is useless.”
Dr. al-Irk explained that MSA holds a love message “to our mother Syria” who has been exposed to plot, which is rejected by all Syrians, stressing their unity against all schemes aimed at the destruction of the nation and the importance of unanimous consent of national principles ,foremost the unity of the Syrian land and people, its sovereignty , supporting the Syrian army and fighting terrorism.
Dr. al-Irk stressed that launching (MSA) is, but a message to the world that “moderate opposition entitled a group of Syrians ,operating under the roof of the homeland and rejecting killing and destruction practices ,” stressing the importance of fighting corruption and preserving national principles, calling on everyone to return to the homeland and “get rid of differences of the past”.
Dr. al-Irk added that Syria’s civilization , rich history and diverse cultures is the pride for its people, and that restoring cohesion and unifying ranks of people of this country, is the responsibility of all Syrians , stressing that Syria could get sick but never dies.
He pointed out that MSA extends hand to work with all Syrians to launch freedoms and build a political system that guarantees democracy in which political parties and forces can enjoy free and fair competition to win votes of the Syrian people as a prime source of authorities, pointing out that MSA is an ambitious national project for a powerful and developed Syria, whose people can be united in national political action ,organization of society , face all the challenges, and consecrate constitutional democracy through respect for others’ opinions and dialogue.
He went on that MSA will find solutions to local challenges in all economic, social and political fields , through studying social reality and embark on latest scientific researches to achieve optimum results.
MSA would also seek to know the fate of the missing , to help the displaced returned back to their areas and the misled to be integrated within society , and play a basic and effective role in the reconstruction of what was wrecked by terrorism on the entire Syrian territory and preservation of its territorial integrity, he emphasized.
MSA would work with all the people of Syria, “to launch of freedoms and build a political system that guarantees democratic parties and political forces to enjoy free, honest and fair competition to win the votes of the Syrian people as a prime source of authorities, Dr. al-Irk stressed .
Interventions by the attendees stressed the importance of openness and constructive dialogue between various Syrian social strata and all sides concerned to reach local reconciliation , ensuring that the plan to divide Syria will collapse, thanks to the steadfastness of Syria’s leadership, people and the army .