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Kurdistan region to elect new Parliament Speaker on Thursday

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Kurdistan’s Parliament has announced that it is determined to elect a new speaker on Thursday following the formation of the new government.

Sources said that due to an agreement between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the latter will hold the post.

The Change Movement (Gorran) has announced that it almost finalized its list of candidates for the ministerial posts in the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

Gorran’s National Assembly convened on Friday to select the candidates from the shortlisted applicants.

The assembly agreed to authorize Gorran leader Omar Sayd Ali to make the final decision about the candidates.

Gorran is granted four ministries in the new cabinet: Ministry of Finance and Economy, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Housing, and Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs.

All political parties who are taking part in the next cabinet are required to submit the list of their candidates before the cabinet formation on July 11.
Last Modified: Wednesday، 10 July 2019 08:01 PM
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