The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Thursday, received the representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Iraq, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.
The meeting discussed the development of political conditions in the country and the need to choose a cabinet within the constitutional times to meet the demands of the Iraqi people, and discussed the efforts of the House of Representatives to proceed with the legislation of the new election law and accomplish it in a way that enables Iraqis to vote in a transparent and more acceptable way and allows all people to access the parliament according to the system of higher votes, stressing the importance of restoring confidence in the electoral and political process.
For her part, Ms. Hennis-Plasschaert assured of supporting the efforts of the parliament in this field and the willingness of the United Nations to provide assistance to achieve international standards in the election mechanisms in accordance with the new law.
Of the Parl. Speaker
Dec 19, 2019