People's Council opened in a village of Deir ez-Zor

The People's Council was dedicated to Martyr Xalid who fell fighting to liberate Raqqa.

The People's Council was opened on Tuesday in the village of Mihêmediyê, west of Deir ez-Zor, and was dedicated to Martyr Xalid Deham El-Beşîre who fell fighting to liberate Raqqa.

The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the Deir ez-Zor Civil Council and Municipal Assemblies, members of the Internal Security Forces and relatives of Martyr Xalid Deham El-Beşîre.

After a minute silence, co-chairs of the Martyr Xalid Council, Nehla El-Hesen and Beşir El-Hisên delivered their speeches. The co-chairs said that they wished the opening would be welcomed by everyone and confirmed they would fulfill the responsibilities and tasks people would give them.

Xedîca El-Casim, Member of the Women's House, Raxib Al-Bashir, Member of the Martyrs' House and Hisên al-Rashid, on behalf of the Regional Assembly also said a few words.

All speakers reminded that the People's Council was opened with the aim to serve people and respond to their demands.

Following the speeches, Rajib al-Bashir, brother of Martyr Xalid, cut the ribbon thus officially opening the People's Council.

Martyr Xalid Deham El-Beşîre was born in the village of Mihêmidiyê and fell a martyr on 28 February 2017 during the Operation Wrath of Euphrates launched to liberate the city of Raqqa from DAESH (ISIS) mercenaries.