Abdul Mahdi’s office: The government will hand over its work duties to the President of the Republic next Thursday
The media office of the resigned Prime Minister announced, on Sunday, December 15, 2019, the handing over of the work of the government to the President of the Republic next Thursday in the event that a candidate for the next government is not agreed in accordance with the constitution.
The media office spokesman, William Warda, said that the next cabinet session will be held naturally, as it is within the legal constitutional deadlines.
He added that the constitutional period for the caretaker government ends next Thursday, indicating that if there is no agreement on a candidate to head the next government, the government is legally obliged to hand over the functions of the cabinet to the President of the Republic, Barham Saleh.
On Sunday, the President of the Republic addressed the House of Representatives, asking them to name the largest bloc to present its candidate. Source