Sat - 20 May 2023 - 11:34 PM ،،،

 Vice President of the National Assembly, Head of the Research and Decision Support Center of the Southern Transitional Council, Lutfi Shatara stressed the importance of holding the sixth session of the National Assembly in al-Mukalla, the capital of Hadramout, scheduled to kick off tomorrow.

In an interview with Aden Independent Channel (AIC), Shatara said that holding the 6th session in al-Mukalla right after the national dialogue that took place in Aden with wide participation of various southern components without exception, including the opponents, gives the National Assembly's session a special importance.

Shatara noted that the dialogue called for by the President of the Southern Transitional Council, Aidroos Qassem al-Zubaidi will continue to include everyone under the roof of restoring the southern state that based on justice, equality, coexistence, and decent and stable life for all the citizens to work in a team spirit for building the state and achieving development.

Preparations have been completed to hold the two-day session during which very important documents and issues will be discussed at this sensitive stage in order to come up with good decisions that benefit all of the South and the Southerners, he affirmed.

Shatara told AIC that the attention of the international and regional community is on the South, in particular following the creation of the Southern Transitional Council in 2017. He explained that the world and neighboring countries consider the South and the Southern Transitional Council as a major partner with the Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and with international powers as well. They also look at the South and the Southern Transitional Council as a strategic depth in combating terrorism and enhancing security and stability in the region, especially after the victories achieved over terrorism.

Any unrest in vital areas and international waterways will shake the South and the entire region, Shatara warned.

Shatara praised the highly efficient manner followed by the President of the Southern Transitional Council, Aidroos al-Zubaidi in dealing with issues and crises facing the South and in resolving problems peacefully without causing any harm to the interests of the South and its people, such as the complicated issue of Al-Wadiah Crossing Point that returned to the South and al-Zubaidi's peaceful efforts in Wadi Hadramout file to end the military presence of the northern forces and enable the Southerners to manage their own areas.

Shatara urged the media outlets to provide strong and insightful coverage of the national project the Southern Transitional Council that aims to helps the Southerners in governing and managing their regions.