Hadiya Khalaf Abbas

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Hadiya Abbas
هدیة عباس
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Speaker of the People's Council
In office
6 June 2016 – 20 July 2017
PresidentBashar al-Assad
Preceded byMohammad Jihad al-Laham
Succeeded byHammouda Sabbagh
Member of the Regional Command of the Syrian Regional Branch of the Baath Party
In office
22 April 2017 – 13 November 2021
Personal details
Born1958 (1958)
Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Syria
Died13 November 2021(2021-11-13) (aged 62–63)
Deir ez-Zor, Syria
Cause of deathHeart attack
NationalitySyrian
Political partyArab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region
Alma materUniversity of Aleppo[1]

Hadiya Khalaf Abbas (Arabic: هدیة خلف عباس, 1958 – 13 November 2021) was a Syrian politician. She was the Speaker of the People's Council of Syria from June 2016 to July 2017. She is the only woman elected to this position.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2021-11-14. Retrieved 2021-11-15.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "250 New Parliament Members Take Constitutional Oath". Syria Times. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.