Prime Minister calls for parliament to convene immediately to overcome obstacles


Published in: 16:44, April 18, 2016

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Called on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Monday, the Iraqi Council of Representatives to convene "immediately" to overcome obstacles and develop solutions to the challenges facing the country, stressing the need to vote on the cabinet reshuffle in the coming days and vote on the independent bodies and agencies at a later stage, adding that the ministerial change is loop within the reforms include changing the independent bodies and agencies away from the political quota system.
Ebadi said in a statement, on Monday morning about the comprehensive government reforms and the ministerial amendment, "We confirm to the people of our dear people and fans who demanded reform, we will continue this path, relying on their support, which deserves our appreciation and gratitude," stressing that "the ministerial change is only a link in reforms In addition to the overall change of independent bodies and agencies to choose characters from the competencies and expertise away from the political quota system, taking into account the different segments of the Iraqi people to represent. "
Abadi said: "I look forward to being able the House of Representatives that the legislative and supervisory role to the fullest and to vote on cabinet reshuffle in the coming days and as soon as possible, as well as vote on the independent bodies and agencies at a later stage."
The Abbadi said that "the war against gang Daash along with security and economic challenges facing Iraq require the unification of efforts to overcome them and rid our people of their consequences on the Iraqi economy," explaining that "the government is making efforts and continuing efforts to negotiate with the international banking and economic institutions to support the Iraqi economy and contribute to the improvement the living conditions of citizens and stimulate the economy, which has experienced a significant shortfall in its core resources as a result of the collapse of world oil prices. "
He continued: "Accordingly, I call on the Council of Representatives to convene immediately to overcome the obstacles and to contribute to developing solutions to the challenges facing the country," he said. "We are confident that Iraq will emerge from crises stronger than it was and are optimistic of a better future for our beloved homeland."
He called President of the Republic and the parliament Fuad Masum, Saleem al-Jubouri, today, to expedite the resolution of reform and meet the aspirations of the Iraqi street, file, and, while stressing the need to preserve "the prestige of the state", wary of any reluctance or delay may affects "the reformist path" .anthy

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