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Dalia al-Aqidi nominates self for gov't spokesperson post

Dalia Aqidi
Dalia al-Aqidi

Renowned Iraqi journalist Dalia al-Aqidi has nominated herself for the position of government spokesperson.


In a post on Aqidi's Twitter account, she addressed President Barham Salih and Prime Minister-designate Adil Abdul Mahdi,saying that she would like to nominate herself for the spokesperson post, adding that she is not affiliated with any party and has 30 years of journalistic experience.


Mr. President, @BarhamSalih
Prime Minister @AdilAbdAlMahdi I would like officially to nominate myself for the gov spokesperson post. I'm not affiliated with any political party and have been a journalist for 30 years as you both know. #داليا_العقيدي_للتغيير


Aqidi is a world-renowned journalist and TV anchor who for Alhurra TV and Al-Arabiya. Her nomination comes when Abdul Mahdi has been tasked with forming a new cabinet.