The Speaker, President of the Republic discuss the formation of the new cabinet

H.E the Speaker Mohammad al-Halbusi met on Monday with President Barham Saleh.
At the beginning of the meeting, al-Halbusi congratulated Dr. Barham Saleh for his election as President of the Republic, stressing the importance of promoting cooperation between the Presidency of the Council of Representatives and the Presidency of the Republic to serve the national interest, especially the formation of new government.
He also said that he will discuss a number of important issues during his participation in the Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP) meeting to be held in Turkey, foremost of which is the release of Iraq’s water share, stressing his intention to meet with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts to discuss this issue.
Al-Halbusi expressed his support for Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi, who is tasked with forming a new government.
He also stressed the keenness of the Council of Representatives to legislate laws that meet the needs of citizens and improve their living standard.
The Speaker Media Office