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More than 15,000 candidates applied for cabinet positions online

Adil Abdulmahdy
Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi

Prime Minister, Adil Abdul Mahdi, announced on Friday that around 15,184 Iraqi citizens have submitted their resumes on a website he launched earlier for nominations to ministrerial posts in the anticipated cabinet.

The time limit for submitting the resumes ended on Thursday at 4 p.m., the office stated in a press statement.

The statement clarified that 15% of the candidates are females; and 96% are independents who don’t belong to any political party.

Adil will choose the proper candidates to occupy the 22 governmental portfolios out of 601 candidates who were sorted out in the initial selection.


Last week, Abdul Mahdi announced launching the website, inviting Iraqi men and women who meet the constitutionally-defined requirements to apply for the cabinet, to be closed after three days. Applications were open to anyone who has the practical experience and competence is welcome to nominate him/herself for a cabinet position, according to a statement from Abdul Mahdi’s office.

Last Modified: Saturday، 13 October 2018 12:37 PM