The Council of Ministers held its regular session on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
A government statement said that the Council approved the recommendation of the Ministerial Council of Energy on the service contract for the Mansouriya field.
The statement added that the council approved the draft law of partnership between the public and private sectors.
The statement added that the draft agreement was approved to avoid double taxation and prevent the evasion of taxes on income and capital between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Government of Saudi Arabia.
The council also approved the requirements of the electoral process for provincial councils that are not organized in the region, according to the statement.
The statement added that the council approved the recommendations of the meeting on the development of the Safwan border crossing.
"The cabinet approved the recommendation of the ministerial council for the economy to donate vehicles," the statement said.
The Iraqi Council of Representatives voted on 22/2019 on the adoption of the electoral divisor 1.9 by the system of St. Lego in the upcoming local elections to be held in the spring of 2020.
It is noteworthy that Saint Lego was a method devised in 1912 by the French mathematician André Saint Lego. The big parties at the expense of small blocs, the modified St. Lego is a modified image intended to distribute seats in a fairer way.
This formula was used for the first time in the Iraqi parliamentary elections in 2014 and through this formula the distribution of parliamentary seats in Iraq, as well as the provincial elections for the same session, and the result was that small lists got seats in the Iraqi parliament and provincial councils, and generated chaos and division in the blocks And political coalitions, because of the fluctuation of the positions of these small blocs, and change their views depending on their political interests.
At that time he adopted the electoral divisor 1.6 and one of his downsides was that he showed a lot of countless electoral lists and the spread of massive electoral propaganda.