Kamal Ketuly announced his candidacy in the 2018 presidential elections.
Ketuly said he intends to achieve social, scientific, health and economic development in Iraq, adding that he seeks to uphold the constitution.
He was born in Baghdad and is a son to two Iraqi parents. He received a master's degree in applied science in 1978 and a doctorate in medical chemistry from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1982, where he worked as a researcher until 1991.
Ketuly is currently working at the Iraqi University of Duhok since 2012.