Fatah’s 7th Conference elects committee to oversee internal elections


Fatah’s seventh conference discussed, in its third day in Ramallah, various committees’ reports and formed a committee to oversee the Movement’s elections.

Mahmoud Abu al-Haija, the conference’s spokesperson, stated in a press release on Thursday evening that the conference activities began with approving the agenda, and then forming a committee concerned with the movement’s elections, both the Revolutionary Council and the Central Committee.

The conferees discussed reports tabled by the central committee especially the economic report submitted by Mohammad Shtayyeh in which he mentioned the obstacles plaguing the Palestinian economy along with ways to deal with them, Abu al-Haija added.

Abu al-Haija said that the conference reviewed the financial report which pointed to the movement’s poor budget and tackled the budgets of various commissions. The members also listened to the political report read by the Central Committee member Saeb Erekat.

The conference began Tuesday morning and is scheduled to last for five days.

The Fatah seventh conference was postponed more than once due to the differences within the movement. However, today it is held amid the worsening of these differences in addition to declarations by many of its dissident leaders that they would not recognize is outcome.

(Source / 01.12.2016)


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