Holding constitutive session of National Council in liberated territories: Embodiment of Sahrawi state’s exercise of sovereignty over entire national territory (President of Republic)

Bir-Lahlou (Liberated Territories) 16 March 2020 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Supreme commander of the Armed Forces, Mr. Brahim Ghali, has affirmed that the holding of the constitutive session of the National Council in the liberated town of Bir-Lahlou is evidence of the Sahrawi state exercising its full sovereignty over its national territory.

In his speech before the constitutive session of the National Council, the President of the Republic said, “we meet today with an elite group of daughters and sons of the Sahrawi people, who have enjoyed its confidence to be members of the National Council in its 11th tenure, in the liberated town of Bir-Lahlou, hosted by the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army, which is evidence of the Sahrawi state exercising its sovereignty over its liberated national territory”.

He praised the role of the National Council during the past ten tenures, where in a record period it enacted a system of laws and legislations that regulate and control the functioning of national institutions and relations between them, as well as general rules related to lives of citizens and their relationship to administration, and guarantee of various political, civil and employment freedoms and rights. (SPS)

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