Baghdad The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hakim Al-Zamili, chaired today the expanded meeting to check the names of the candidates for the presidency, to be announced on Monday.
During the meeting, which was held in the parliament building, in the presence of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Chairman of the Integrity Commission, the Vice-President of the Accountability and Justice Commission, the Senior Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior and members of the Diwani Order, all 26 candidates for the position of President of the Republic were discussed and audited, in terms of criminal restrictions and their position of accountability, justice, scientific certificates and their integrity.
Al-Zamili stressed the need to adopt documents, certificates and CVs in a professional and transparent manner, and to remove any kind of political pressure that may be exerted on the relevant authorities to prevent them from performing the duties assigned to them, stressing that everyone has placed their full confidence in these authorities by applying professional standards to all candidates in a manner different from what was in place in the past, confirming that the House of Representatives approved all mechanisms, procedures, statements, provisions, and restrictions imposed on each candidate away from all tendencies, trends, desires, or external or internal influences.
A member of the parliament presidency noted that the charges against the candidates or everything that is raised on social media do not concern us as much as we rely exclusively on final judicial decisions against all candidates.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency