The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Wednesday, received the President of the Kurdistan Region, Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, and the parliamentary and government delegation accompanying him.
During the meeting, H.E. the Speaker discussed the political developments in the country, the demonstrations it witnessed, the legitimate demands of the demonstrators, the Parliament’s endeavor to follow them up and the reforms launched by the Parliament to meet these demands in addition to laws directly affecting the needs of citizens that the Parliament intends to legislate.
H.E. also reviewed the course of the Constitutional Amendments Committee formed by the Parliament and the size of national participation in it from all segments and elite of Iraqi society, stressing the importance of national dialogue according to the initiative he has launched by the participation of the United Nations Representation in Iraq, which will be the starting point to draw a map of action to correct the course of the political process and achieve the aspirations of Iraqis for a free and dignified life.
The Speaker said that the political leaders have a historic opportunity after this popular movement to reconsider its programs and to put the interests of the people above all considerations.
For his part, Mr. Nechirvan Barzani stressed the willingness of the Kurdish political forces to work with all partners to reach radical solutions to serve the Iraqi citizens in the whole country, affirming that the presidency of the Kurdistan Region supports all measures towards achieving radical reforms, and supports constitutional amendments and all that helps to stabilize Iraq and maintain its sovereignty and fulfill the aspirations of its people.
Of the Parl. Speaker
Nov 13, 2019