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Shafaq News/ Members of the new Iraqi Council of Representatives voted, on Sunday evening, to choose “Mohammed Al-Halbousi” as Speaker of the Council for a second new term, with the majority of votes.
According to the Media Department of the House of Representatives, Representative Muhammad al-Halbousi won 200 votes, while his rival, Representative Muhammad al-Mashhadani, received 14 votes, while the number of false papers also reached 14 votes.
The oldest speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Khaled Al-Daraji, presented, on Sunday evening, two candidates for the presidency of the Council.
Al-Darraji said, during the first session of Parliament, which was held this evening, that the deputies nominated for the presidency of the House of Representatives are Muhammad Rikan al-Halbousi and Mahmoud al-Mashhadani.
The Iraqi Council of Representatives resumed its inaugural session of the fifth parliamentary session, on Sunday, headed by Khaled Al-Daraji, after the transfer of the head of the age, Mahmoud Al-Mashhadani to the hospital.
In its statement, the parliament’s media department indicated that the number of deputies in attendance decreased to “205 deputies”, after the session opened with the attendance of 325 deputies.[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]