The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) decides today its candidate for the Presidency

BAGHDAD, The political bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is scheduled to hold a meeting today to resolve its Presidential candidate.

Party Spokesman and Political Bureau member Saadi Ahmed Bira said in a press statement that "the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan will discuss the role of the Kurds in the House of Representatives and the candidate of the Kurds for the post of President of the Republic."

"The Political Bureau will also discuss the ongoing preparations for the Kurdistan parliament elections."

The House of Representatives has elected yesterday MP from the bloc of Solution, Mohamed al-Halbusi as the Speaker of the Parliament for the fourth parliamentary session and the MP for the Alliance of Saeron, Hassan Karim al-Kaabi, as the first Deputy.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency