Iraqi businessman governor of Basra


The Basrah Council on Sunday elected As'ad al-Aidani as governor of Majd al-Nasrawi.

A local source said that 24 members of the 27 members of the Basra Council voted in today's session on the election of Asaad al-Eidani, member of the National Congress as a new governor.

Al-Aidani is a businessman and a former member of the Basra council.

Majid al-Nasrawi, announced on August 10 that he resigned from his position as governor of Basra on the backdrop of exposure to political pressure did not reveal details, but then left Iraq to an unknown destination.