President Fuad Masum listened to the views of the members of the local councils of districts and regions in the latest legal legislation to abolish local councils.

"President Fuad Masum received at the Salam Palace in Baghdad on Tuesday a number of members of local councils of districts and regions in the provinces of Iraq," a presidential statement said.

During the meeting, Masum listened to : "The views of councils' members on the recent legal legislation abolishing the local councils where the attendees stressed the constitutional and service importance of the councils."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency