BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi Parliament has started its session on Saturday, with the attendance of 222 out of its total 325 members, the Parliament’s media source reported.
“The Parliament’s 15th session has started before noon Saturday, under chairmanship of its Speaker, Usama al-Nujeify, with the attendance of 222 legislatures,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The same source told Aswat al-Iraq early in the day that the Parliament’s session on Saturday, would discuss the law on parties, the Cabinet’s trimming and the government’s program, with the attendance of Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki.
“The session also includes the voting on the Parliament’s internal system, the 1st reading of the parties’ law, the discussion of the Cabinet’s trimming and the government’s program, along with the reports of the Parliament’s Security & Defense Committee about the Iranian bombardment of the Iraqi territories in Kurdistan Region and the U.S. bombardment on Babel and Missan Provinces,” he said.
He added that the session would also “discuss the 1st reading of the project on ratification of the Memo of Understanding (MOU), signed between Iraq and the European Union, regarding their strategic partnership in the field of energy, along with the 2nd reading of the draft-law on the Industry & Minerals and the draft-law on the UN Agreement for Human Rights.”