Al-Haddad discusses with UNMIS the holding of provincial elections in 2020 and the importance of IDP participationWednesday 25 September 2019 :
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Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Dr. Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad stressed the importance of preserving the democratic experience in Iraq and holding provincial council elections as scheduled on 1/4/2020 with a high level of transparency and integrity, and devoting efforts to ensure the participation of all components of the people in the upcoming elections and full freedom and overcome obstacles Mr. Alice Walpole, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Political and Electoral Affairs of the United Nations and his accompanying delegation, The mission experts discussed the upcoming elections and discussed ways to face the challenges and address the obstacles, in addition to the ongoing preparations for the High Electoral Commission and the preparation of all logistical procedures and technical requirements and the continuation of meetings and meetings for
He called for more support, cooperation and advice to overcome problems due to the issue of IDP camps and the search for appropriate mechanisms to ensure the participation of IDPs in the electoral process. The House of Representatives is in the process of forming a parliamentary committee to contribute in providing support and supervision, as well as the importance of monitoring elections because it is a constitutional right for all Iraqis.