[size=30]High political meeting chaired by Halbusi to discuss the Commission's law[/size]
Ahd News - Baghdad
Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbousi, on Wednesday, an expanded meeting of the two vice-presidents and heads of political blocs and the chairman and members of the Legal Committee in the House of Representatives.
Halbousi said in a statement on the sidelines of the meeting, obtained by "Al-Ahd News", that "we must strengthen the confidence of the people in the governing institutions of the electoral process, which is the Commission's main pillar."
He added, "The House of Representatives operates procedures that put the Commission away from suspicion, and characterized by impartiality and integrity, and overcome all the loopholes and retreats in the past ."
The Speaker of the House of Representatives said that "controls will be established for the selection of commissioners away from any political influence in the closed rooms, and candidates will be selected from them with the participation of professional and popular organizations, civil society organizations, experts and academics, and that the House of Representatives will give them confidence to exercise their official work ."
The participants discussed all the legal and financial aspects of the Independent Electoral Commission, and reviewed the global experience in this regard; to reach an independent commission that is popularly accepted, according to the statement .