Iraq’s Sadr to form government of technocrats in Iraq

Iraqi Shia cleric, Moqtada al-Sadr called for a government of technocrats.

Al- Sadr’s remarks came after preliminary results revealed that his cross-sectarian coalition, Sairon appeared in the lead in Iraq’s parliamentary elections, meaning that the coalition will have the opportunity to form the next government.

Read: Democracy has taken a leap forward in Iraq

The parliamentary elections which took place on Saturday, are the first after defeating the Daesh and the US withdrawal from Iraq in 2011 .

According to Transparency International Iraq has been one of the world’s most corrupt countries for the past few years.

 

 

 

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