The Baath Party branch asked government departments in the city of Suweida to send employees to attend an event entitled “Assad is our Choice.”
The heads of the departments in Suweida enforced compulsory attendance among all employees to the event which was held on Wednesday morning at the Palace of Culture.
The employees confirmed that the heads of departments warned them against not attending the event. The Baath Party branch sent a circular to government departments, requesting that employees be sent to attend the event.
Pro-regime media outlets and journalists had published a public invitation for the event, organized by the members of the Association of Political Science Graduates.
The Baath Party and other government agencies recently began promoting the so-called “national wedding,” in reference to the upcoming presidential elections, despite the woes the country is suffering from at all levels.
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