|President of the Syrian Arab Republic |
رئيس جمهورية سوريا العربية
|Residence||People's Palace and Tishreen Palace, Damascus|
|Term length||Seven years, renewable once|
|Inaugural holder||Shukri al-Quwatli|
|Formation||17 April 1946|
|Deputy||Vice President of Syria|
The President of Syria is the head of state of the Syrian Arab Republic. He appoints and can fire the Prime Minister and other members of the Council of Ministers (the cabinet) and military officers.
References[change | change source]
- Article 88 of the Syrian Constitution
- "Syria - The President and the Cabinet".