Politics 18.01.2020 15:07 88 Editor: am
Baghdad today – Baghdad
Member of Parliament, Deputy for the Al-Hikma Movement, Jassem Khamat, suggested Saturday (January 18, 2020) that the Parliament held a final session during the current week, before the end of the first legislative term for the second legislative year, pointing out that the sessions will remain open in anticipation of any emergency.
“The first legislative term for the second legislative year ended in the session that was held last week, but parliament is likely to hold a last session this week,” Khumat said in an interview with him (Baghdad Today).
He added, “Parliament sessions will remain open, even in the event of going to the legislative holiday, in order to withdraw any contingencies,” pointing out that “Parliament will hold its session once a person appointed to the presidency of the republic is appointed to assume the position of prime minister.”
A parliamentary source said, on Tuesday (January 14, 2020), that the parliament will enter a legislative holiday for a month and a half after its session held last week.
The source said in an interview with (Baghdad Today), “The House of Representatives will remain in its parliamentary committees only after entering a legislative holiday for a month and a half.”
On Friday (03 January 2020), the Presidency of the House of Representatives announced the extension of the first legislative term / second legislative year of the fourth parliamentary session .
And the presidency stated in a statement that it received (Baghdad today) a copy of it, that “Friday, January 3, is the end of the first legislative term / second legislative year for the fourth parliamentary session in accordance with Article 57 of the Constitution . ”
And the presidency declared: “To extend the legislative term in accordance with Article 58 of the Constitution, given the circumstances the country is going through, to implement the important laws, and to proceed with the formation of the new government . ”