Hakim: We Hope The Elected Govt Will Be A Good Start Of Great Achievement

BAGHDAD, The leader of the National Wisdom Movement Ammar al-Hakim congratulated the Iraqi people on forming the new government.

"We hope that the elected government cab will be a good start to a time of great achievement and hard work for the justice of our Iraqi people by achieving their legitimate aspirations," Hakim said in a statement to his media office.

"We congratulate our people on this advanced step, the Prime Minister and the elected ministers," he said, stressing that "the ministerial council should be an oasis to take into account the supreme national interest and give priority to all narrow partisan interests."

The House of Representatives voted after midnight on Wednesday to give confidence to Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and great part of his cabinet.

The House of Representatives voted after midnight on Wednesday to give confidence to Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and great part of his cabinet.

Ministry of Oil - Thamer Abbas Ghadhban

Minister of Finance - Fuad Hussein

Naeem Al - Rubaie � minister of Communications

Ministry of Construction and Housing - Bankin Rikani

Minister of Trade - Mohamed Hashim

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Mohammed al-Hakim

Ministry of Agriculture - Saleh Al Hassani

Minister of Youth and sport - Ahmed Riyad Al Obeidi

Minister of Health - Alaa Abdul - Sahib Al - Alwani

Minister of Industry - Abdullah Al-Jubouri

Minister of Labor and Social Affairs - Bassim al-Rubaie

Minister of Electricity Louay aL - Khatib

Minister of Water Resources - Jamal Al - Adly

Minister of Transport - Abdullah Al-Aybi

Adel Abdul Mahdi sworn in as prime minister as well as his partial cabinet .

The Council postponed voting on candidates for the Ministries of Interior, Defense, Higher Education, Culture, Education, Migration, Planning and Justice.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency