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Abdul Mahdi rejects first ministerial candidate

Hanan Fatlawi
Hanan al-Fatlawi

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.