Government of Iraq Current Affairs, GK & News

Adnan al-Zurfi appointed as Iraq’s new prime minister-designate

The President of Iraq Barham Salih has appointed Adnan al-Zurfi as the country’s new prime minister-designate. This announcement has been provided amidst the months-long political crisis prevalent in Iraq. Within 30 days, Al-Zurfi has to form his cabinet which shall be put to a vote of confidence in Iraq’s Parliament. Al-Zurfi would replace caretaker Prime ..


Barham Salih elected as new President of Iraq

Barham Ahmed Salih, the veteran Kurdistan politician, has been elected as the new President of Iraq on 2nd October 2018. He received 219 votes and defeated Fuad Hussein, who secured 22 votes. Salih is a former prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government and a former deputy prime minister of the Iraqi federal government. The ..