[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]Side of the House of Representatives session, today July 26, 2016Holidays Act will be presented to a vote during the current week and disagreements on "Eid Al-Ghadeer"Author: AB, HH, MK
Editor: AB, HH 6.8.2016 11:41 Number ofViews: 70
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Committee announced Awqaf and Religious Affairs in the House of Representatives, said on Saturday that this week will see the launch of official holidays Act to a vote in parliament, and stressed that the debate over the law was reduced to two points, one "Eid Ghadir", revealed that "most of the views," taking into consideration the history of Iraq's accession to the League United Nations, "a national holiday."
He said the Committee of Religious Endowments and Religious Affairs, a member of the Badr stallion in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Holidays Act will be put to a vote this week or next week, after it was reduced in the controversy around him just two points."
The stallion, that "the point of contention The first is the desire of some people as Ghadeer Eid a public holiday, and the second relates to the National Day of Iraq," adding that "the majority of views with the considered date of Iraq's entry into the League of Nations in 1936 holiday ringing."
The Iraqi Council of Ministers in February passed, in 2008, public holidays law in Iraq and canceled under which public holidays had been in place by the former regime, most notably the eighth of February 1963 and July 17, 1968, and resulted in differences between the political blocs on some of the paragraphs of the law to postpone the vote at the first session of the parliament, and led the continuation of these differences also, especially on certain religious occasions National Day of Iraq to postpone the vote on the law in the current session of the Council in spite of reading a first reading in early 2012.
The Governing Council, which was formed after the 2003 decided to consider, on Saturday, each week an official holiday, as well as on Friday, while the state departments are on Thursday of each week, "half-time" and end some circles permanence before midday, with frequent occasions and holidays religious dramatically.