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Allocations for holding elections estimated at USD 420 m - MP

MP: $420m allocated for electoral commission

The budget share allocated for the electoral commission is estimated at 500 billion Iraqi dinars ($420 million), the parliamentary legal committee revealed on Thursday.


In a statement, MP Ibtisam al-Hilali said that differences on the final quotas of the electoral law still exist between the blocs.

She also revealed that holding provincial and parliamentary elections will be postponed until next May.

Hilali said that the German company contracted by the electoral commission asked the latter to send lists and names of candidates participating in the elections four months before the elections,

She also noted that the commission will not be able to hold elections until the parliament votes on the electoral law.

Last Modified: Thursday، 14 December 2017 06:27 PM