Assad appoints new Syria Premier

Assad appoints new Syria Premier

(Damascus) – President Bashar al-Assad has appointed Wael al-Halqi, former health minister, as Syria’s new premier, state television reported. The report stated, “The president has signed Decree 298, appointing Wael al-Halqi as the new prime minister”. Halqi is appointed to replace Riad Hijab, whose defection to the opposition was announced.

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