Al-Kadhimi’s list included, Fouad Hussein for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hakim Salar for the Ministry of Justice, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar for the Ministry of Oil, Hassan Nazim for the Ministry of Culture, Muhammad Karim for the Ministry of Agriculture, Alaa al-Jabouri for the Ministry of Trade, and Ivan Faeq for the Ministry Migration and Displacement, according to an informed parliamentary source.
The Iraqi parliament approved a new government headed by Al-Kadhimi, after six months of deadlock without a government as the country battles an economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic., where two commissioners before Al-Kadhimi, namely Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi and Adnan Al-Zurfi had been rejected because no consensus was obtained by the political forces.
As voting on the Oil and Foreign Affairs portfolios was postponed after the parties failed to agree on candidates. The deputies rejected Al-Khadimi’s picks for trade, justice, culture, agriculture and migration portfolios.
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