Profile | Mohammed al - Halbusi .. the youngest speaker of the Iraqi parliament

Profile | Mohammed al – Halbusi .. the youngest speaker of the Iraqi parliament

04:55 PM

Saturday, September 15th

Iman Mahmoud wrote:

The Iraqi parliament chose Saturday the former governor of Anbar, Mohammed al-Halbusi, as his president after a secret vote of 251 deputies.

The victory of Halabousi after competing with three others for the presidency are: Osama Najafi, Khaled al-Obeidi and Mohammed Khaldi, while they retired three others, namely: Talal Zobaie, and Council Dahlaki, and Ahmad al-Jubouri, to flee .

The Iraqi parliament resumed Saturday morning in the presence of 251 deputies from 329, to elect the speaker of the parliament and its deputies during the process of secret ballot.

For the first time since the beginning of the political process in Iraq, a speaker was elected in this way, while earlier agreements were made before the session of the Lower House and the vote for one candidate.

For his part, MP and former Minister of Defense Khaled al-Obeidi, who lost the race to run for the presidency of parliament, in a tweet via Twitter: "to enjoy the corrupt family bought goods worth thirty million dollar, "he said.

Who is Halbusi?

Iraqi politician born on October 2, 1981 in the province of Anbar, Iraq. In 2002 he obtained a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in civil engineering from the Mustansiriya University in Baghdad of the Department of Road and Transport Engineering. In 2003 he obtained a master's degree in road and public transport.

After graduating, he worked on his own work and founded the limited iron company and carried out a number of infrastructure projects in Fallujah.

He held various positions, including a member of the Iraqi Engineers Association in 2002, and was a member of the Iraqi Businessmen Association in 2012, until he entered politics in 2014.

Halaboussi was elected member of parliament in the Iraqi Council of Deputies since 2014 and became a member of the Commission on Human Rights. He was also a member of the Financial Committee of the Iraqi Council of Representatives in his previous session. He was also chairman of the Financial Committee of the Iraqi Council of Deputies 2016/2017.

In 2017, he resigned after being elected governor of Anbar in 2017 – the majority of the Sunnis – and he remained in this position before leading the alliance, "Anbar identity" to reach the current session of parliament. re-elected alternate in the current parliament in May. Past.

The alliance, "Fatah" led by Hadi al-Ameri, pro-Iranian support Halbusi, and the episode of the presidency of the House of Representatives, became the youngest speaker of parliament in the history of Iraq.

In his first statement after his election, the new Iraqi parliamentary speaker promised to continue to fight terrorism.