Saturday, 06 October
Adel Abdul Mahdi, the Iraqi Prime Minister in charge
Baghdad – Arabs today
At the time when the leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr , left the Prime Minister-designate to form the next Iraqi government, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, the freedom to choose ministers from outside sectarian and ethnic quotas, the parliamentary blocs began to hand over the names of candidates to fill ministerial posts.
Abdul Mahdi has held intensive dialogues during the past few days with various leaders of the political blocs for this purpose, at a time where the picture is still not clear in the various blocs on the freedom that can be enjoyed by the Prime Minister-designate independent, where the Sadrists see that can not continue The government’s work without implementing its agreed program, especially after the deadline set by the leader of the Sadrist movement of Abdul Mahdi, a full year.In this context, Nasar al-Rubaie, head of the political body of the Sadrist movement, said in a statement yesterday that “the political program for the next stage will not allow the two opposites to meet, namely the continuation of the government in its work concurrent with the failure to implement the specific government program with time limits, Its program ».
For his part, said the former spokesman for the Iraqi government, Ali al-Dabbagh, that Abdul Mahdi received a heavy legacy, and told «Middle East» that «Dr. Adel Abdul-Mahdi received the presidency of the Council of Ministers with a heavy legacy of the war on (da’ash), and randomness that accompanied the period In the past, with scarce resources and high project expectations, and it is not easy to achieve high success rates ».
Al-Dabbagh added that “what needs to be done is to calm the anger and anger of the street, and to provide an active dose of hope by providing jobs from the private sector by offering temptations and exemptions within the available limits. Noting that «requires the provision of minimum services, and improved through a new vision does not depend mechanism that did not succeed».
On his vision of what the prime minister-designate could offer, al-Dabbagh said that “Abdul-Mahdi will focus on defusing internal and regional political tension. He is a man of dialogue, not a confrontational character. He will close what can be solved from hot issues, Thus creating trust among partners and removing doubts.At the regional level, he needs a quiet approach to the crises in the region, and strained relations with some countries, such as Turkey ».
Dabbagh said that «Prime Minister-designate needs to develop this harmony between the three presidencies, each of its position, without prejudice to the role of each of them».
Abdul Mahdi received support from the United States.“During the call, congratulations were given to Adel Abdul Mahdi on the occasion of his appointment to form a government, as well as to discuss cooperation between the two countries and support for Iraq in various sectors,” said a statement by Abdulmajdi’s office on Friday. .
“The next government will prioritize the reconstruction of the country, the provision of services to citizens, the strengthening of external relations with the international community, the continuation of strengthening security, and everything that would serve the citizens and the interest of the country.”In the context of that, the spokesman of the National Wisdom Movement, Nofal Abu Raghef, that Abdul Mahdi, a lot of priorities, noting that «the most important is security and economy, and the establishment of decentralization by granting more powers to the provinces, and the dismantling of bottlenecks in the way of dealing between state agencies and ministries .
He pointed out that «the political parties should accelerate the support of Abdul-Mahdi in the formation of his government, and reduce the limits of demands, and overcome the obstacles», pointing out that «the technical aspects may be the subject of debate in the nomination of the ministries and commissioning sites», and explained that «the stream of wisdom gives full freedom To the prime minister-designate, but we do not think it is right to close the door to others. “
Abu Ragheef stressed that “the political obstruction, the real situation, the pressure of the street and the position of the supreme reference authority, all made us to agree on the nomination of Abdul Mahdi, and we are very much confident in his ability to find political and practical balances of government and state administration.