Mohammed Salman, spokesman for the Iraqi Parliament speaker, said on
Sunday, that the Parliament's presidency has not so far informed that the Prime
Minister will submit the rest of the ministers' names in the next Parliamentary
"Till this moment, the presidency of the Council of Representatives has not received any notice from Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, concerning his coming on Monday, to complete the cabinet," Salman said.
He said that the parliament, has not also decided to hold a meeting on Monday, adding that it is waiting for Abdul Mahdi's notice.
On October 25, parliament voted to give confidence to 14 out of 22 ministers in the government of Abdul Mahdi. Some political forces refused to vote in favor of Abdul Mahdi's eight remaining candidates due to political disputes, most notably the defense and interior ministers.