Parliament intends to reduce the number of members of the provincial councils next month
12/30/2015
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Planned Iraqi Council of Representatives, modify provincial law early next year, said Chairman of the Committee of the Regions and provinces Parliament, the amendment includes reducing the number of members of these councils. The Chairman of the Committee of the Regions and the provinces in the Iraqi parliament, Khaled Mafraji, that his committee had completed its proceedings, to modify provincial law, beginning in 2016, and the holding of a special session of parliament to amend the law. He said the Chairman of the Committee of the Regions and provinces Parliament, that "with the amendment of the law, has been drafting a special paragraph for reducing the number of members of the provincial councils legally." The reduction of the number of members of the provincial councils, the repercussions of the financial and economic crisis, to reduce the expenses of the Iraqi government.According to the new amendment, it will reduce the number of members of all the provincial council to 15 members, is scheduled for a private session in the House of Representatives held mid next month, about this matter.

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