Tishwash: A source reveals: Five ministers in the Allawi government
An informed parliamentary source revealed, today, Friday, the expected date for Parliament to vote on the cabins of Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi, which was chosen on the basis of the components.
The source pointed out that “the House of Representatives will vote on the government in charge next Tuesday as a maximum,” indicating at the same time that “the ministerial cabinet was completed on the basis of components, not parties, and includes five women ministers.”
The source also said that “there are some views and consultation is continuing for everyone to participate in voting on the ministerial booth,” noting that “the new government has outstanding issues such as the 140 regions and the Kurdistan region’s share of the budget and the peshmerga and oil and gas salaries, and these are matters that can be developed between Baghdad and Erbil.”
“Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi has excellent relations with the brothers in the Kurdistan region and is ready to negotiate for access only to solutions through dialogue.”
The source also stated that “90 per cent of the Shiite MPs agree with the government, while about 50 percent of the Sunni representatives agreed,” explaining that “the Kurdish representatives are a special case and negotiations are continuing and can produce good results.” link