Al-Kadhimi Applauds Best Practices in Electoral Security
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visited the headquarters of the Joint Operations Command (JOC) to monitor measures taken to secure the ballot boxes.
The Press office of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi announced that the latter has visited the headquarters of the Joint Operations Command (JOC) and was briefed on the progress of the security measures taken to secure the ballot boxes.
During his visit, Al-Kadhimi cited "the success of the security plan during the electoral process, which was held for the first time without imposing a curfew, and registered no violations or threats."
Al Mayadeen correspondent reported on Monday that the Sadrist bloc said it had retained the biggest share of seats in the country's parliament which amounts to 73 of the parliament's 329 seats in Sunday's election.
The initial results also showed that Kurdish parties won 61 seats, according to our reporter.
Based on the preliminary results announced by the Electoral Commission during the private and public votes, Iraqi News Agency (INA) revealed the names of the blocs with the most seats in Parliament.
So far, the bloc with the highest number of seats in Parliament is the al-Sadr bloc with 73 seats, followed by the Takadom bloc with 38.
On his account, Iraqi President Barham Salih stressed that the completion of the elections is a great achievement toward reform, with a huge task awaiting the officials to form powers expressive of the people’s will.
The Iraqi Parliament's Speaker congratulated the Iraqis over their participation and choice, thanking everyone who took part in this achievement.