Khalati: A new prime minister will be chosen within a week and the names circulated for media consumption

2019/12/1 15:15


MP Hassan al-Khalati, a member of the opposition parliamentary wisdom bloc, said the choice of the new prime minister in place of outgoing Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi "may not exceed a week."
Khalati said in a press statement, "The choice of the prime ministermay not exceed a week and the names of the circulation in the media are in the media only and no alternative name has been submitted to the prime minister."
He added that the new prime minister "shall be a person who enjoys national acceptance, full independence and non-dependency of any entity or political party and has the qualities of firmness and taking important decisions due to the circumstances of the country."
He stressed that "Iraq is not free from these personalities and we seek to form a government within the deadline of the Constitution and as soon as possible."
The House of Representatives voted today to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.