Abadi calls blocs to nominate ministers and technocrats with the increasing pace of p
Abadi calls blocs to nominate ministers and technocrats with the increasing pace of protests
March 11 2016 - 16:25 GMT,
Sadr and his supporters organized demonstrations frequently demanding reforms to address corruption, which is endemic in Baghdad resources
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, on Friday, the political blocs social and influential figures in the country to nominate technocrats names for appointment to the positions and Zraip in the new government , which wants to set up.
According to the "Iraqi channel", a subsidiary of the government, that an independent panel of experts would cost the names of the candidates to be presented to al-Abadi to determine who will be involved in the government.
And publish the website of the Prime Minister and the text of the reform document ministerial amendment sent by al-Abadi to the political blocs.
The document contains a detailed road map on various security, administrative and economic aspects for the next stage.
Shiite cleric Muqtada al - Sadr , Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi called on Friday to proceed with plans to form an independent government of technocrats to fight corruption despite the political pressures to retreat.
State television said that al-Abadi asked earlier political factions in parliament and "influential social figures" of nominating persons technocrats to ministerial positions in the new government.
Sadr said in a recorded speech broadcast during a demonstration organized by supporters in Baghdad to demand political reforms, "I hope the prime minister to complete this project, the reform does not fear the political pressure."
It was not immediately clear if al-Sadr had recorded the word before or after the official declaration of the TV to call Abadi.
Ebadi said last month that he wants to replace his ministers technocrats figures to challenge patronage systems that encourage corruption through the distribution of positions on the basis of political, ethnic and sectarian affiliations.
And systems-Sadr and his supporters repeatedly demonstrations calling for reforms to address corruption, which is endemic in Baghdad, even with resources suffering from lower revenues due to lower world oil prices and increased spending due to the cost of the war against the organization of the Islamic state.
Sadr said on 12 February that the Abadi 45 days to fulfill his pledge to form a government of technocrats or face a vote of no confidence in parliament.
And began a series of demonstrations weeks ago to demand reform and the fight against corruption and improve public services, especially water and electricity.
Demonstrations tight security prevented the passage of vehicles in these areas in order to protect the demonstrators , whose number exceeded tens of thousands have been accompanied secure.
This was the largest gathering of protesters in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, demanding the government and parliament to speed up the change of government and make the necessary reforms to overcome security and economic crisis.
It is worth mentioning that the Iraqi government had approved in the 9th of August / August 2015 actions to combat corruption and improve public services, after weeks of demonstrations.
And approved by the Iraqi parliament on the 11th of the same month a package of reforms and follow additional procedures.