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Chairperson of BoC and Chief of Electoral Office meets Deputy of Representative of Secretary-General of UN and representatives of Diplomatic Bodies in Iraq

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The Chairperson of Board of Commissioners (BoC) Mr.Sarbast Mustafa Rasheed and the Chief of Electoral Office Mr. Wael al Waeli met the Deputy of the Representative of Secretary-General of UN Mr. Georgi Poston and the Representatives of Diplomatic Bodies in Iraq on 08\12\2016 in the headquarter of the mission. 

During the meeting, the Chairperson of BoC and the Chief of Electoral Office presented a detailed report for the latest preparations to run the Province Council Elections non-organized within a region of 2017, the amendments done on the Election Law no. 36 of 2008 and the suggestions sent by the IHEC about the law. The meeting between the IHEC and the representatives of the Legislation and Executive Powers resulted reducing the number of province and district councils members and canceling the townships council that issued by the Ministers Council and sent to the House of Representatives for legislation of the Law according to the new amendments. During the meeting, they answered all the requests and questions of the attendees that concerned the political parties law no. 36 of 2015 issued by the House of Representatives, and about the procedures and instructions and rules of conduct that issued by IHEC concerning this law. The attendees viewed the procedures done by the IHEC to enter the technology in the upcoming events to add more transparency in its work as well as improve its work in the technical field. The Deputy of the Representative of Secretary-General of UN Mr. Georgi Poston and the Representatives of Diplomatic Bodies presented their support to the IHEC and the effective participation to succeed the upcoming electoral process. The IHEC continued in its meetings with the Local and International Organizations and the representatives of the missions in Iraq to view them on the preparations for running the upcoming events. The IHEC gain praising from many countries for its good experiences to run the electoral process           



Translated by

Rasha Khalil