Bashar al-Assad-President of Syria

Bashar al-Assad
Bashar al-Assad
dr. Bashar al-Assad (born in Damascus, Syria, 11 September 1965 aged 46 years) is the President of the Syrian Arab Republic, Regional Secretary of the Baath Party, and the son of former President Hafiz al-Assad. Bashar succeeded his father as president of Syria soon after his death on June 10, 2000.

early life

Bashar Hafez al-Assad was born in Damascus on 11 September 1965, the son Aniseh (née Makhluf) and Hafez al-Assad. His father, Hafez al-Assad, born of poor families from the Alawite background, has risen through the ranks of the Party, for the control of the Syrian branch of the Socialist-led Arab Ba'ath Party in 1970 Corrective Revolution, thus installing himself as president. Hafez al-Assad purged the Party, and introduce an effective Syrian Alawite rule.

Unlike his brothers, Bassel and Maher, and sister, Bushra, Assad calm and quiet and said that he has no interest in politics or military.He later said that he only entered the office his father once when he was in office and he never spoke about politics with him. He received primary and secondary education in French-Arab al-Hurriya School in Damascus and was a model student. In 1982, he graduated from high school and went on to study medicine at the University of Damascus. In 1988, Bashar Assad graduated from medical school and began working as an army doctor at the largest military hospital, "Tishrin", on the outskirts of Damascus.

Four years later, he went to England to begin postgraduate training in ophthalmology at the Western Eye Hospital, part of the St Mary of the teaching hospital at the time London.Bashar have any political aspirations. His father had been grooming Bashar older brother, Bassel al-Assad, as president of the future. Bashar, however, was recalled in 1994 for the Syrian army, after the unexpected death of Bassel in a car accident.

personal life

Assad is proficient in English and French language study at the school through elite Franco-Arab al-Hurriyet in Damascus (Syrian capital) also studied medicine at Damascus University School of Medicine. Graduated to become a doctor, specializing in ophthalmology  on the London hospital education. He is married to Asma al-Akhras, a Syrian Shiite Muslim who lived in England since his birth and adult life. Assad his government supported by the governments of China and Russia, he embraced socialist ideals of communism. Many of the Muslims on the Syrians to feel oppressed and even killed in cold blood by the government mainly from among the Sunni. In the understanding of Islam, the Shia sect Isma'ilism Assad follow. Iran (Islamic Shiite Itsnaa Atsariyah) also joined in support of his government, and not speak out against the slaughter of Sunni Muslims. Shiite Iran and Syria are united though different sects but Sunni slaughter.

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