INA - ERBIL
Falla Fareed of Kurdistan Democratic Party – KDP was named as the Speaker of KRG Parliament.
She is the first women in such position.
This came despite the announcement of the National Union that this position belongs to it.
Hemin Hurmai was also named as the First Deputy Speaker of KRG Parliament where Muna Kahwaji (Turkmen) was chosen as the Second Deputy Speaker of KRG Parliament.
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.