A legal expert confirms that it is impossible for Tasnim Saleh to head the government for this reason
12:45 - 02/03/2020
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The information / Baghdad ..
On Monday, legal expert Tareq Harb confirmed the impossibility of President Barham Salih to assume the presidency of the government because of the constitutional texts, noting that in the event of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
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for completing his career, the prime minister will be transferred directly to the first deputy, Thamer Al-Ghadhban without any controversy.
Harb said in a statement to "Information" that "talking about the presidency of the Republic, Barham Salih, to head the government in the coming hours is impossible to implement because of the provisions of the constitution."
He added that "the internal system of the Council of Ministers stipulates that the first deputy prime minister should assume the functions of running the government in the event of an absence or an apology from the prime minister to complete his career for any reason."
He clarified that "the constitutional texts allow for the benefit of the premiership in the absence of the first and second deputy prime ministers as well as the prime minister."