Prime Minister of Iraq
|Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq|
|Residence||Republican Palace, Baghdad, Iraq|
|Appointer||Chosen by the President, Subject to Council of Representatives vote with absolute majority|
|Term length||Four-year term, renewable|
|Inaugural holder||Abd Al-Rahman Al-Gillani|
|Formation||11 November 1920|
Under the new constitution the Prime Minister is the country's active executive leader.
Nouri al-Maliki (formerly Jawad al-Maliki) was selected to be Prime Minister on 21 April 2006. On 14 August 2014, al-Maliki agreed to step down as prime minister of Iraq to allow Haider al-Abadi to take his place.
On 6 May 2020, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi became the current Prime Minister.
References[change | change source]
- "Iraqi lawmakers pass law to block Maliki from third term". Reuters. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
- Iraq parliament elects new leaders CNN, 22 April 2006
- Maliki endorsed as new Iraqi PM BBC News, 22 April 2006
- "Maliki gives up Iraq PM job to rival". http://www.aljazeera.com. Al Jazeera and agencies. External link in