A political source revealed on Saturday that Prime
Minister-designate Adil Abdul Mahdi has made his first rejection of a
ministerial candidate for the new government.
The source said in a press statement that Abdul Mahdi refused to accept the Building Coalition’s candidate for the post of health minister, former MP and Eradaa Movement leader Hanan al-Fatlawi.
Newly elected Iraqi President Barham Salih has commissioned independent politician Adil Abdul Mahdi with forming the new Iraqi government.