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Tishwash:  Iraq joins European Bank

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted the country membership in its council after a two-day ballot, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.

“Members of the Board of Governors of the European Bank have agreed to join the Board of Governors during the vote at the annual meeting of the Board of Governors in London on 7-8 October 2020,” the ministry said in a statement.

According to the ministry, Iraq’s official membership will allow it to benefit from global banking expertise to develop the banking sector, obtain technical support and help to provide the right ground for investment.  link

Tishwash:    PARLIAMENT HOLDS A SESSION SATURDAY TO VOTE ON THE SUPPLEMENT TO THE LAW, THE 2021 ELECTIONS

The Iraqi Council of Representatives will hold a session tomorrow, Saturday, to vote on the annex to the election law,and the Iraqi Council of Representatives announced the postponement of the vote on the article on the distribution of electoral districts in the election law to the tenth of October, and the previous parliamentary sessions witnessed a breach of the quorum by some

The political forces objecting to the annex to the electoral law and the division of electoral districts, and

Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi asserted that the Presidency of the Council does not bear the responsibility for postponing the vote on the law, but it will be part of what the deputies agree upon

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