Leaders of the Southern Transitional Council witnessed on Thursday in Aden the capital the founding conference of the Southern Writers Union, under the slogan "By word, we enhance the cultural identity and light the South as national humanity space".The conference was attended by Dr. Suhair Ali Ahmed, and Niran Sooki, members of the Southern Transitional Council Presidency, and Dr. Anis Loqman, Vice President of the National Assembly, and Dr. Abdul-Nasser Al-Wali, Head of the Transitional Council local leadership in Aden the capital.Dr. Suhair Ali Ahmed delivered a speech in which she conveyed the greetings of President Aidaroos Qasim Al-Zubaidi, President of the Southern Transitional Council, and wished this Conference success in establishing a union that represents the aspirations of the writers and intellectuals of the South.Dr. Suhair added that " the culture represents the face of society and the nerve of its life. If we control them and direct them in the direction of community service and the awareness of the children, we can within a short period of time rebuild the destruction caused by the hands of occupation that aimed to spread illiteracy among the people of the South and disrupt the culture and civilization". The head of the Preparatory Committee of the Founding Conference of the Southern Writers Union, Dr. Junaid Bajunaid, said in the conference:" The declaration of the establishment of the Union, came to be a model in the literary and cultural field for a new image of the South." He stressed that:" The establishment and declaration of the Southern Union in this date that is associated with the anniversary of national independence confirms the genuine civil and cultural will of the writers and intellectuals of the South". After that the discussions of the conference started and then a number of artistic events and poetry acts included at the end of the founding conference.