[size=36]After the vote to resign .. Halbousi: Saleh will be addressed to nominate a new prime minister[/size]
Political | 02:33 - 01/12/2019
Parliament Speaker Mohammed Halbousi said on Sunday that President Barham Saleh will be addressed to name a new prime minister under Article 76 of the constitution.
"The President of the Republic will be addressed to nominate a new Prime Minister in accordance with Article 76 of the Constitution," Halbousi said during the parliament session today.
A parliamentary source told Mawazine News earlier that "the House of Representatives voted today, based on Article 75 of the Constitution on the resignation of the Prime Minister."
Abdul Mahdi, announced earlier, lifting his resignation to the House of Representatives against the backdrop of recent events in Najaf and Dhi Qar.
Article (76) states that:
First: The President of the Republic, the candidate of the largest parliamentary bloc, shall be appointed to form the Council of Ministers within fifteen days from the date of the election of the President of the Republic.
Second: The Prime Minister-designate shall nominate the members of his ministry within a maximum period of thirty days from the date of assignment.
Third: The President of the Republic shall appoint a new candidate for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers within fifteen days upon the failure of the Prime Minister-designate to form the Ministry within the period stipulated in clause “II” of this Article.
Fourth: The Prime Minister-designate shall present the names of the members of his Cabinet and the Ministerial Curriculum to the House of Representatives.
Fifth: The President of the Republic shall appoint another candidate to form the Ministry within fifteen days in case the Ministry does not gain confidence.