Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi directed the Ministry of Defense to work to extend the service of associates of the martyrs.A statement received by the Iraqi News Agency The Ministry of Defense directed its departments concerned to extend the service of martyrs of the military and civil servants who work in the Ministry of Defense to 68 years.
The statement added that the Council of State has taken a decision on the determination of the legal age of referral of the military covered by the provisions of the law of the Foundation of martyrs No. (2) for the year 2016 to retire.
Planning Minister Nouri Sabah al-Dulaimi discussed with Baghdad Secretary of State, Ms. dhikraa eulush possible ways to resume work on stalled projects.
Dr.Salih called for the need to overcome political differences between the national parties and to adopt dialogue and understanding to achieve stability in the country.
President of the House of Representatives Mohamed Halbousi received the Commander of Central Command General Joseph Votel and his delegation on the occasion of the end of his duties.
Dr. Barham Salih received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad the President of the US Central Command General Joseph Leonard Votel and his accompanying delegation.
The chief of staff of the army, General Othman al-Ghanmi, received the commander of the coalition forces in the Middle East and the accompanying delegation.