Baghdad / ... The majority of the members of the House of Representatives, on Saturday, the selection of MP for the province of Anbar Mohammed al-Halbusi as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The correspondent of "Eye of Iraq News", "The House of Representatives held a secret ballot to choose his presidency, where he voted 298 deputies out of 325 deputies."
He pointed out that "the deputy for the province of Anbar Mohammed Halbusi was sacked by a majority of votes after the decline of the nomination for the post of president between him and MP Khaled Obeidi, head of the list of victory in Nineveh province."
On Saturday, the Chamber of Deputies resumed its session under the chairmanship of the oldest deputy, Mohammad Ali Zinni, during which a speaker and two deputies will be elected for the next four years.
A source from within the parliament for "the eye of Iraq News," that "the winners of the fourth parliamentary session were sworn in, and is scheduled to witness the vote on the President of the House of Representatives and two deputies."
The new parliament failed to elect a president during the first session, which was held on the third of this month, amid chaos that prevailed as a result of the widespread disagreement on the "parliamentary bloc the most numerous," which will be charged with forming a new government.
It is customary for the Sunnis to assume the presidency of the parliament, while the Kurds are the presidency of the republic, and the Shiite prime minister, under a political agreement in place in the country since 2003. End
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