The Iraqi parliament publishes the conditions for candidacy for the post of President of the Republic

The Iraqi parliament publishes the conditions for candidacy for the post of President of the Republic

2022-03-05 06:57

The Iraqi parliament publishes the conditions for candidacy for the post of President of the RepublicShafaq News/ Today, Saturday, the Iraqi Council of Representatives announced the opening of the nomination door again for the position of President of the Republic, and the publication of the conditions that must be met by the candidate and the time periods for submitting the nomination.

The General Secretariat of the Council said in a statement received by Shafak News Agency, “Based on the Law No. (8) for the position of President of the Republic, and the approval of the House of Representatives to reopen the nomination for the position of President of the Republic in session No. (3) on 5 March/ 2022, the House of Representatives announces the opening of candidacy for the position.

The statement called on, “Those who wish to run for candidacy who meet the conditions stipulated in Article 1 of the aforementioned law and referred to below, submit their written applications accompanied by official documents proving that they meet the conditions, along with their CVs, to the Presidency of the House of Representatives and deliver them during official working hours to ( The Legal Department of the House of Representatives) located at the Conference Palace headquarters, starting from Sunday, March 6, 2022 and for a period of three days.

According to the statement, the conditions to be met by the candidate are:

1. To be Iraqi by birth and of Iraqi parents.

2. He must be fully qualified and have completed forty years of age.

3. He should have a good reputation, political experience, and be known for his integrity, uprightness, justice, and loyalty to the homeland.

4. That his academic achievement is not less than the initial university degree recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Iraq.

5. He must not have been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude.

6. He shall not be covered by the provisions of the Accountability and Justice Law procedures or any procedures that replace them.

He indicated that the official documents required are:

1. A written request to the Presidency of the House of Representatives expressing a desire to run for the position of President of the Republic.

3. Personal documents proving that the person wishing to run is Iraqi by birth and that his parents are Iraqis by presenting the civil status identity and Iraqi citizenship certificate for the candidate and his parents.

5. A detailed curriculum vitae that includes evidence of the candidate having political experience.

6. A graduation document proving that the candidate has obtained a university degree from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

And earlier today, Saturday, the Iraqi Council of Representatives approved its halal session, which was held in the presence of 265 deputies, opening the door for candidacy for the post of President of the Republic with the approval of 203 deputies, while 62 deputies refused to open candidacy again.

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