The House of Representatives held its 17th session under the chairmanship of the President of the Council Mohammed Halbusi, in the presence of the two Vice-Presidents of the Council and 174 deputies, which discussed and discusses the formation of an investigation committee on contracts of the Ministry of Electricity, while merging two of its committees.
The Chairman of the Council, the Education Committee in the preparation of a report on the subject of appointments of the Ministry of Education in the provinces and presented in the next meetings of the House of Representatives, on the request of MP Abbas Zamili and a number of deputies. He announced the return of all 111 bills to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and the Presidency of the Republic for reconsideration in line with the government program, as well as a list of the names of 28 ambassadors submitted by the previous government, because of objections to some candidates by the current government.
It also directed the committees and each according to their competence to prepare reports on the heads of governmental institutions and bodies who have long been in office and presented the final report to the Council for appropriate decision.
The council voted on dividing the Human Rights Committee from the Committee of Martyrs, making the Committee of Martyrs and Prisoners independent, and integrating the Human Rights Committee with the Committee on Women, Family and Childhood on the request of more than fifty deputies.
The President of the Council requested the Committee on Amendments to the Rules of Procedure to hold a meeting on Saturday to discuss the subject of the terms of reference and functions of the Standing Committees of the Council and submit the final proposals for a vote.
In the interventions of deputies on the legislation of laws, a number of members stressed the need to give priority to important laws affecting the lives of citizens, especially with regard to the health, educational, social and financial, as well as laws relating to international conventions concluded with Iraq for ratification by the House of Representatives.
On the other hand, the Council discussed the formation of an investigation committee on the contracts concluded in the Ministry of Electricity on the request of MP Uday Awad and 99 deputy, where the number of members to the existence of many problems in these contracts, not to contract with companies competent and competent in this area, The lack of clear performance, which negatively affected the provision of services to the citizen, demanding the abolition of the system of collection and the formation of an investigative committee of the Committee on oil and energy and reconsider the companies contracted with them.
The President of the Council hosted the representatives of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and the Ministries of Finance and Displaced on Saturday in the Committee of Displaced to discuss the subject of the sinking of a number of displaced persons camps in the Kurdistan Region, at the request of MP Raad Aldalkhi.
The President of the Council raised the meeting until Saturday at 1 pm.