The General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council held on Tuesday, in the capital, Aden, an artistic and cultural ceremony on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the glorious National Independence Day, November 30, under the generous patronage of President Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, the President of the Southern Transitional Council, and in the presence of members of the Presidency of the Council, Mr. Fadl Al-Jaadi, Deputy Secretary-General in the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Transitional Council, and Advocate Niran Sooki, Vice-Chairman of the National Assembly, and Dr. Abdul Nasser Al-Wali, Minister of Civil Service, and Eng. Nizar Haitham, Head of Transitional Council Executive in the capital, Aden.
The ceremony was attended by Major General Shallal Ali Shaye, commander of the counter-terrorism forces, Major General Ali al-Bishi Abu Taher, commander of the Southern Land Forces, Brigadier Ahmed Hassan, Head of the Security Department in the Transitional Council, and Mukhtar Al-Yafei, Vice Chairman of the National Southern Media Authority, Head of the radio and television sector in the authority, in which it presented a set of cultural and artistic shows, which included reciting poems, presenting a number of songs and folk dances, and displaying theatrical sketches and operetta entitled "The Victory Parade" that tells the story of the struggle of the people of the South and the most prominent historical stages they have gone through.
As part of the ceremony, the book of South Postage Stamps - Identity of a Homeland was announced by researcher Aref Al Hariri, which included a rare collection of South stamps dating back to the year 1839 until the year 1990.
The ceremony was attended by a number of members of the National Southern Media Authority, heads of departments of the General Secretariat and committees of the National Assembly, military and security leaders, social and cultural figures and a group of citizens.