Iraqi Parliament elects a new speaker
PUKmedia 19-04-2009 16:43:07
The Iraqi Parliament held a voting session today April 19th ,2009 to elect a new speaker. The voting process finished by electing MP Iyad al-Samaraie from the Iraqi Accordance Front as the new speaker.
The voting process was carried out in the presence of 232 members of the 275 members of the Iraqi Parliament.
Bearing in mind, the Parliament elected a new speaker after the resignation of its ex-speaker Mahmoud al-Mashhadani in 2008.