INA - BAGHDAD
The First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Hassan al-Kaabi stated that the Independent High Electoral Commission – IHEC decided that the 16th of November to be as the date of the Provincial Elections.
“Accordingly, the government is ought to make the full preparations for this event,” said al-Kaabi.
He also explained that the parliament will still be making amendments to the Law of Provincial Council NO. 12, 2018.
Among these amendments, is to separate the districts councils apart from the provincial council.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed Saturday to strengthen relations and cooperation between the two countries.
President of the Republic Barham Salih received on Saturday a cable of condolence from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the tragedy of the sinking of the ferry in the Tigris River in the city of Mosul.