A parliamentary source reveals the date for the resumption of regular parliament sessions

A parliamentary source reveals the date for the resumption of regular parliament sessions

08/20/2020 13:01:47

A parliamentary source reveals the date for the resumption of regular parliament sessions{Baghdad: Al Furat News} A parliamentary source revealed the date for the resumption of the Parliament’s sessions, which were suspended due to the Corona pandemic and record injuries among members and employees of the Council.
The source said to {Euphrates News}, that “the meetings of the House of Representatives will be resumed on the third of the month of September next regularly, and there may be before that one or two emergency sessions regarding the completion of the election law and resolving the dispute over the electoral districts.”
It is noteworthy that the work of Parliament has been suspended for months, except with the exception of limited sessions, including the vote on the government of Mustafa Al-Kazemi on May 7, due to the registration of dozens of infections with the Corona virus between deputies and employees.
It is noteworthy that the House of Representatives recorded the first death among its members of the pandemic to the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Higher Education Committee Ghaida Kambash on July 10, due to her infection with the virus.
Member of the Parliamentary Legal Committee, Hussein Al-Oqabi, said the day before yesterday, Tuesday, “Parliament stopped holding its sessions due to the spread of Corona virus in the country and the high level of severity, as well as infection of more than 50 deputies with the virus (out of a total of 329), which necessitated the cessation of the resumption of the sessions, but now Sessions have become an imperative to start completing the election law. ”
He stressed, “The current political circumstances and recent developments require the convening of the council, even if at the level of committees, to decide on immediate issues.”
And the convening of the parliament’s sessions, at least in the next few weeks, became an urgent necessity to resolve the dispute over the electoral districts in the election law, especially after Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi decided the date and early elections for the sixth of June 2021 to throw that ball into the parliament.

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