Lahj governorate commemorated the 54th anniversary of the glorious 14th October Revolution by holding a special festival at Muawiya Stadium in the city of Houta .The festival was organized by the Southern Transition Council with the participation of the STC Presidency members headed by Governor of Lahj and head of the STC Political Department Dr. Nasser Al-Khubji , head of the Information Department Lutfi Shatara , Head of Finance Department, Eng.Adnan Al-Kaff , head of the Guidance Department Brigadier General Ahmed Bamualem , head of Rights and Freedoms Department Niran Souqi , Director of Lahj security Brigadier General Saleh Al Sayed and a number of revolutionary, social and tribal political figures .
At the ceremony, the participants held the national flags of the South in support of the Southern Transition Council followed by a parade of symbolic security bregades with a presentation of some of the security skills and capabilities assuring that they can establish and strengthen security and stability in Lahj and in the other southern regions .
The program also contained artistic and folkloric dances depicting the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Lahj .
The Governor of Lahj and head of the STC Political Department Dr. Nasser Al-Khubji said in the speech he delivered at the ceremony that the 14 October revolution changed the history and triumphed over the most powerful empire in the world adding it's not just just a memory we celebrate every year but it is a school of national struggle and a source of freedom and a mark of pride and glory . he added that we should benefit from thas bright past and incarnate the southern values of reconciliation and tolerance and unite to endorse our present, our future and the future of the next generations .
For his part , the head of the STC Guidance Department Brigadier General Ahmed Bamualem affirmed that the southern state is now emminent and the Political and military situation in the South will improve at all the levels , no matter how the ennemies try to distort the image of the South .
Bamualem also confirmed the southern possition with the neighboring countries , the Arab world and the international community against terrorism . He highly praised the support provided by the Arab coalision especially KSA and the UAE who have sacrificed a lot for our country .