Council of Ministers of Iraq
- Council of Ministers of Iraq
The Council of Ministers of Iraq is the executive branch of the government of Iraq.
The National Assembly of Iraq elects a President of State who along with two deputies form the Presidency Council. The Presidency Council appoints the Prime Minister who appoints the Council of Ministers, all of whom must be approved by the Assembly. At least one former government ministry, the Information Ministry, no longer exists.
Current Council of Ministers
The current cabinet was approved by the Assembly on 20 May, 2006, but the key Interior and Defence posts were temporarily filled until 8 June 2006. The Sadrist Movement wihdrew from the government in April 2007, followed by the Iraqi Accord Front in August.
*List of cabinets
*Politics of Iraq
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