Quotas partisan hinder any reforms in Iraq


Tuesday 8 March 2016

Ask Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, a roadmap for the implementation of comprehensive reforms, and a cabinet reshuffle in accordance with the "professional competence", but that his calls remained at a standstill because of the quotas partisan, brought about by the political process, since the change of President Saddam Hussein 's regime in 2003 and enshrined in the country 's constitution Permanent.

These obstacles faced by the head of government in the implementation of reforms of Iraqi political blocs, revealed tweet published Abadi in his own account on the social networking sites and showed Tweet size of the gap between intention in the implementation of the road put forward for the implementation of the reform roadmap, and the fight against corruption demanded by the protests , in Baghdad and the provinces.

The Abadi in Ngridth that posted on the site "Twitter", on Monday evening, said that "some people want that all hell breaks loose and prevailing law of the jungle in Iraq , " in reference to the insistence of the ruling political blocs on the principle of quotas partisan in the sharing of government positions with the continuation of popular discontent.

Inevitable from quotas shows that Mazad differences Iraqi political blocs with Abadi, is its insistence on sharing sovereign positions in the new technocrat government of Prime Minister seeks to set up , which was confirmed by an MP for the Kurdistan Alliance, dry longings.

And on the representation of Kurdish ministers in the upcoming change , said dry in a statement to "toss News" that " the Kurds are be nominated ministers technocrats and can not be passed over in the new government," stressing that "respect for the representation of the Iraqi people in any change of government does not have the expense of the citizen."

She added that " the Kurds do not have any problem in the selection of ministers technocrats, because we have the many personalities that have proven their efficiency, and has the ability to ministries assigned to them in a professional and independent management. "

The mass of the Kurdistan change, she stressed the importance of achieving the principle of balance between the components in the new government, but they do not see at the same time the need for all political blocs to be represented in the government anticipated.

Explains Prime bloc in parliament MP Hoshyar Abdullah said in a statement, he said that "these changes is the starting point in the philosophy and the perception of governance", pointing out that it "does not hurt to sit down some blocks on opposition chair. " Kurdish lawmaker stressed that "it is not possible that everyone involved in the government, because this will affect the performance oversight and parliamentary."

Involve pretending to choose the leaders of the other hand you see, deputy of the State of Law coalition, led by former Prime Minister, Nouri al - Maliki, it is necessary to choose characters from the popular movement leaders, non - partisan, and their involvement in the committee that will nominate ministers technocrats in the new Iraqi government.

The MP high Nassif, that "in light of the worsening situation today has become the ministerial change demand a mass, and can not form a new government without consulting the Iraqi street in any case, here it is imperative on the three presidencies to involve street in the Commission , which will cost the selection of ministers through the selection of a member of the demonstrators non - partisan, and will be speaking with elderberry and express their attitudes and aspirations. "

Confirmed high that" the cabinet reshuffle may not have the blessing of the masses in the event of non - participation on behalf of the independent non - partisan demonstrators in the selection of new ministers, Without popular demonstrations and mass pressure of what happened change . "

The MP stressed " the need to open the door to academic elites and technocrats , independents, of the sons of the Iraqi people who are interested in the ministerial work who have the qualifications to submit their CVs, so make sure not to be limited new selection on belonging to political parties."

The granting of the Shiite leader Muqtada al - Sadr, the 12 ( February) the past, al - Abadi, 45 days to form a "government of technocrats" off-leaning party, threatened last Friday, broke into the green Zone, after the deadline expired without the formation of a "government of technocrats."

Agreed the three presidencies in Iraq (Republic, ministers, and parliament) and leaders of political blocs, last Thursday, the al - Abadi reform plan, included a cabinet reshuffle, according to a comprehensive reform program, such as one - day leader of the demonstration , " the Sadrist movement."