Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers stressed the role of the participation of displaced persons in the upcoming elections.

A statement by the Secretariat said that “Al-Alaq discussed with the representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Iraq, Proto Gedo, the situation of the displaced people and mechanisms to facilitate their participation in the voting in the upcoming elections.”

The statement quoted Gedo as referring to “the need to work on the use of modern mechanisms to facilitate the registration of the numbers of displaced persons.”

For his part, Al-Aalak stressed the efforts of the government and the Ministries concerned to involve displaced people in all camps and all governorates in the upcoming electoral process in high-level coordination.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency