Iraq MPs Approve Five New Ministers In Long-delayed Vote

Iraq MPs approve five new ministers in long-delayed vote

BAGHDAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 15th Augst,2016) : Iraq's parliament on Monday approved five new ministers after months of delay and repeated setbacks to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's efforts to replace the cabinet, the speaker's office said. Lawmakers signed off on Abadi's nominees for the ministries of oil, transport, higher education, housing and construction, and water resources, but rejected the nominee for trade minister.