Deputy Chairman of the Legal Committee in the House of Representatives, Mohammed Al-Ghazi, affirmed today, Friday, that the President of the Republic as the Prime Minister is the scenario that the country will proceed in case the constitutional period expires tomorrow without assigning the President of the Republic a candidate to form the new government.
Al-Ghazi said in a press statement that, “According to the constitutional law, if the President of the Republic does not succeed in assigning a candidate to form a government within 15 days, the President of the Republic will act as Prime Minister until a new prime minister is chosen or assigned,” noting that “most likely a president will be assigned The Republic is personal in forming the government tomorrow, and it may not succeed, but the goal is not to have a constitutional vacuum or a violation of the articles of the constitution. ”
The Deputy Chairman of the Legal Committee in the House of Representatives added, “The voice of the people was very loud in clarifying the specifications that should be described by the Prime Minister.”
Parliament Speaker Mohamed Al-Halbousi addressed the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, by obtaining approval to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi submitted on 11/29/2019, stating that “according to Article (76) of the constitution, you are kindly requested to appoint a candidate to head the cabinet within 15 Days. ”