Parliament agenda: vote in today’s session on the completion of the government of Abdul Mahdi


Baghdad / Al-Ghad Press:
The Iraqi Council of Representatives, Tuesday, that its agenda includes the vote today to complete the cabinet line of the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi.
“The agenda includes a general discussion on the formation of a commission to investigate the privatization of energy distribution,” a statement from parliament said.

The statement added that the session includes “the vote on the completion of the ministerial lineup,” noting that the meeting begins at 12 noon.

Barzani deposed Kubic: made efforts in the hardest times of Iraq


Barzani deposed Kubic: efforts have been made in the most difficult times of Iraq
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The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (NK), Nechirvan Barzani, hailed the efforts made by Iraqi special envoy Jan Kubic on Monday to bring Iraqi parties closer together, stability and reconciliation in the most difficult times in Iraq.

In a statement to the presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government, a response to the twilight News, Barzani received on Monday Kubic on the occasion of the end of his duties in Iraq and to bid farewell to Barzani.

The statement pointed out that Kubic presented a brief about his work and activities in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, and thanked Barzani, the government and the regional institutions for the cooperation and facilities provided to him, and wished the progress in the region.

Kubic explained that he made good friendships in Iraq and the Kurdistan region in particular, praising the participation of the region in the new Iraqi government.

For his part, Barzani thanked Kubic for his efforts in the difficult times in Iraq and his work to bring Iraqi forces and parties closer together with stability and reconciliation, and wished him success in his future tasks.

Barzani pointed out that the Kurdistan Region is always his second home, stressing the continued support and support of the people and the Kurdistan Regional Government.

Iraqi economy offers assurances to Arab companies and investors

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[Asharq Al-Awsat] Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohamed Halboussi received on Monday Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, they discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries and means of developing them, as well as enhancing the horizons of joint cooperation in several magazines.

The meeting also discussed the appropriate mechanisms to activate a number of trade and investment agreements as well as support parliamentary legislation for trade and investment portfolios to serve both sides.

Al-Halbusi stressed the need to activate friendship committees and strengthen and improve the level of investment relations between the two countries, explaining that Iraq is fertile ground for investment and includes enormous operational potential, and the House of Representatives is working to support Arab companies in the field of investment because of its great potential.


Iraqi PM to Present Remaining Ministers Except Defense, Interior

Iraqi PM to Present Remaining Ministers Except Defense, Interior

ERBIL – Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi is expected to present on Tuesday six new ministers, while the ministries of defense and interior will remain vacant, an Iraqi lawmaker said.

“There are still disagreements among the political parties on the ministries of defense and interior,” Fazil Fatlawi, an MP of al-Bina Coalition, said in a statement.

He asserted that the parliament will vote on the new ministers in Tuesday’s session.

Fatlawi further noted that the al-Bina Coalition and the Alliance of Reform and Building, which consists of Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sa’eroun, Haider Abadi’s Victory and 16 other political groups, are making efforts to negotiate on the two remaining ministries.

Sadr’s policy correspondent Abdul Mahdi: You have six months to a year to prove your success


Al-Sadr communicates Abdul-Mahdi: You have six months to a year to prove your success
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The leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, called on Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi to proceed with the completion of his government and the selection of non-partisan ministers, especially for the posts of defense and interior. 
“You know that proving your chance of success has been determined by six months to a year, and success will not be your ally if your government and ministers are partisan and in accordance with abhorrent sectarian expectations,” Sadr said in a statement to Abdulmahdi.