Date :Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 | Time : 10:57 |ID: 72996 | Print

Iraq Parliament announces 7 names as presidential candidates

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq Parliament announced that among 31 candidates, only seven names fulfill the conditions for nomination for the presidency.

The Parliament’s information service published the names as follows:

Sardar Abdullah
Abdul Latif Rashid
Omar al-Barzanji
Sarwa Abdul Wahid
Abdul Karim Abtan
Barham Salih
Fuad Hussein

Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbusi announced Thursday that the total number of candidates applying for the post of president reached 31 candidates.

He pointed out that the number of those who met the conditions according to the evaluation of the concerned parties reached seven candidates, while 14 candidates did not provide evidence of political experience, nine other candidates were excluded and one candidate withdrew.

Among the names excluded from the list is Kurdish professor Kamal Ketuly, The Baghdad Post reported.

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