New Delhi, The stalemate over the election of a new president in Iraq has finally ended today. Kurdish leader Abdul Latif Rashid has been elected as the new president of Iraq. It is to be noted that 269 out of 329 MLAs in the Parliament voted in his favor and thus he was easily elected as the President.
According to Iran International, 78-year-old Kurdish leader Abdul Latif Rashid will now play a role in forming the new government. Abdul Barham will replace Salih, who has been Iraq’s president for four years.
Rashid has studied engineering from British. He was the Minister of Water Resources of Iraq from 2003 to 2010. Rashid has 15 days to invite the candidate of the largest parliamentary group to form the government.HS1MS