BAGHDAD, The Head of the Age decided to keep the session of the House of Representatives open to Sunday.
The meeting will resume at 1 pm tomorrow to elect the second Vice-Speaker of the Council and the formal inauguration of the Presidency.
Mohamed Al-Halbusi was elected as Speaker of the Council and Hassan Karim was his first deputy, while a second deputy was not elected because none of the candidates received the required number of votes. A second round of voting is scheduled.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency