A source familiar with the matter, Tuesday (December 24, 2019), said that the leaders of the political blocs are planning to hold a crucial meeting this evening to nominate the candidate for prime minister.
The source said (Baghdad today), “The leaders of the political blocs intend to hold a meeting, this evening, to resolve the selection of the candidate to head the next government.”
He favored “choosing an independent figure to head the government.”
A well-informed source revealed, on Monday (December 23, 2019), that a meeting was currently held in the home of the leader of the Al-Fateh coalition, Hadi Al-Amiri, to discuss nominating the candidate for prime minister .
The source said in an exclusive interview with (Baghdad Today) that “the meeting was held at the request of the Iraqi Forces Alliance and discusses extensively the file of naming the candidate for the presidency of the transitional government .”
On Monday, December 23, 2019, the Construction Alliance held a crucial meeting on the nomination of its final candidate for prime minister .
A member of the House of Representatives, on the building bloc, Naim al-Aboudi, said in an interview with him (Baghdad today) that “the construction alliance held a short time ago an expanded meeting to discuss all political issues, including resolving its candidate for the post of prime minister .”
He added that “the results of the meeting will be announced to the public opinion upon completion of the meeting,” denying “the reports circulated by the media regarding the nomination of Basra Governor Asaad Al-Eidani to take the position in place of the Minister of Higher Education Qusay al-Suhail .”