A statement by the Supreme Judicial Council, copy of which was received by the INA, announces that ‘the new members were sworn in before the head of the Judicial Council, Judge Faiq Zaydan.’
The statement goes on to add that ‘The republican edict no. 81, by reference to articles 47/3, and 48 of the Law of Judicial Regulation, declares the assignment of five judges in the federal court of cassation after being voted on and accepted by the Iraqi parliament in the light of the nomination by the Supreme Judicial Council. The judges are: Kadhim Abbas Habib al-Khafaji, Muhammad Qasim al-Janabi, Numan Karim Ahmad al-Bayati, Hasan Fouad Munim al-Khafaji and Muhammad Abd Ali Shadhan al-Ghanimi.’
Adel Abdul Mahdi expressed his satisfaction with the spirit of cooperation and understanding prevailing between the three presidencies and focusing on issues that serve the Iraqi people and achieve their aspirations
PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi received in his official office the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Houlin Zaou.
Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif on Monday visited the Iraqi parliament.
Speaker of the house representative Mohammed Al-Halbousi received on Monday the Jordanian king Abdullah II.
Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mehdi confirmed that France is a friendly country to Iraq and that relations with it are very important because of its status as well as the strong and outstanding role it plays