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Sunday 20 October 2019
Emergency parliamentary session to pass important laws
Baghdad / Al-Sabah / Omar Abdul Latif and Muhannad Abdul Wahab
The House of Representatives is expected to hold an emergency session this week to pass important laws as well as legislation to implement the latest government measures in response to the legitimate demands of the demonstrators, with more than 100 deputies submitting a request for a parliamentary session this week instead of Saturday. Next.
"More than 100 deputies have submitted a request to the Presidency of the House of Representatives to hold the session this week instead of next Saturday," said Hoshyar Kardag, a member of parliament, in a statement. Demand services and employment opportunities and improve the country's economic realities."
Ahmed al-Mashhadani, a member of the parliamentary integrity committee, told Al-Sabah: "All parliamentary committees are working to implement government measures to achieve the demands of the demonstrators through the legislative work of the council in light of the data and support the budgets of the ministries and the relevant committees."
Haitham al-Jubouri, chairman of the parliamentary finance committee, also announced prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi's approval of the distribution of 28,000 vacant grades in the Ministry of Defence between the provinces after the return of their contracts.
In addition, The Leader of the Sadrist Movement Mr. Muqtada al-Sadr issued a statement on the demonstrations scheduled to start on 25 th of this month, and Mr. Sadr said in part of his statement: "Iraq is a trust in your necks, do not waste it, and if you want to refrain from the revolution, you will have another revolution through ballot boxes in the hands of a good international."
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