The head of the Sadrist movement's political body, Nassar al-Rubaie, stressed today, Sunday, that the government program needs a backbone to be based on, which is to fight corruption and without it, the state cannot be reformed and institution-building, while German Ambassador Martin Yeager indicated that the elections were very good and took place with full transparency.
The media office of the Sadrist movement's political body said in a statement received by the "National News Center": "The head of the Sadrist movement's political body, Nassar al-Rubaie, received today the German ambassador in Baghdad, Martin Yeager," noting that "a number of issues were discussed on the Iraqi arena and the results of the recent elections that were held in Baghdad." It took place on the tenth of October.
Al-Rubaie stressed, “Iraq’s endeavor to be an investment attraction with solid international companies working to rebuild the country’s infrastructure in a manner that serves the interest of the country and the citizen,” noting that “the next government is the government to implement the government program and provide services to citizens.”
He added, "The government program needs a backbone on which to base it, which is to fight corruption, and without it it is not possible to reform the state and build institutions," describing corruption as a scourge that devours everything that can be produced and nothing can be provided without eliminating it.
Meanwhile, German Ambassador Martin Yeager expressed his admiration for Muqtada al-Sadr's last tweet, which talked about good-neighborly relations, considering that "a work map and a necessity that everyone should know and work with."
And he indicated that "Germany will deal with every government chosen through the constitutional frameworks," explaining that his country had previously supported Iraq with (3.5) billion euros, and it is in the process of supporting it in the next stage with (300) million euros."
He continued, "The elections were very good and took place with full transparency and you proved that you have a strategy in thinking and action, as no party like you has had this intelligence to obtain this number of seats."
The German ambassador expressed his thanks and appreciation to the head of the commission for the warm reception and requested that the meetings continue in the future.
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