Babylon protesters are preparing the appointment of the new ministers , " a step in the right direction toward reform . "

19/08/2016 19:20
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Long-Presse / Babylon

Counting the hundreds of protesters in the province of Babylon, on Friday, the appointment of the new ministers, "a step in the right direction towards reform", as called for halving the number of members of parliament and provincial councils in the next election, called for a solution to the local government in the governorate.

He said civil rights activist Kazem Mohammed in an interview with (long-Presse), said that "hundreds of people of the province of Babylon, demonstrated on Thursday evening, in Freedom Square Hilla city center", returned the "appointment of new ministers is a step in the right direction towards the ministerial reform because most of the new ministers they are professionals and owners of the competence and efficiency must be other ministers in the same quality and efficiency. "

He said Mohammed, said that "the demonstrators demanded the reform of the Iraqi judiciary and accountability of thieves of public money and the opening of the financial files of corruption since 2003 and pass a law to reduce the preparation of members of parliament and provincial councils in the coming elections," adding that "large numbers of members of the boards of the House of Representatives and the provinces, did not check for the Iraqi people any little thing. "

He said Mohammed, that "the demonstrators demanded the dismissal of the governor of Babylon and resolve of the provincial council and the appointment of directors of departments by professional and efficient away from quotas partisan abhorrent," adding that "the demands included providing job opportunities for graduates who filled their cafes and squares".

The capital Baghdad and 10 Iraqi provinces are (Babil, Karbala, Najaf and Diwaniya, Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Wasit, Maysan, Basra and Diyala) is witnessing massive demonstrations since August 2015 to condemn the poor services and corruption in government institutions and the judiciary, resulting in many of the reforms announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, while protesters say that these reforms "marginal and unimportant did not achieve their goals."