The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan announced getting
the post of the justice minister in the new government of the newly-appointed Prime
Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi.
"The Ministry of Justice portfolio was assigned to the party and there are two candidates for the post," the party's media office said.
Khalid Shawani, member of the leadership board of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the legal adviser in the Political Bureau, are among the most prominent candidates for the portfolio of the Ministry of Justice, the office added.
Abdul Mahdi is expected to announce the formation of his new government on Wednesday.