President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Ms. Vala Farid and the Head of the Judicial Council of the Kurdistan Region Judge Bangin Qasim.

It was proceeded by regional executive decree no. 1 (2019) and under the provisions of paragraph 12 of article 10 of the amended Law of Presidency of Kurdistan Region no.1 (2005), supported by parliamentary decision no. 7 of 2019.

According to the regional decree, the process of the formation of the ministerial cabinet must not exceed 30 days from the date of this decree, signed on Wednesday, 12 June 2019.

The election of Nechirvan Barzani as president and nomination for Masrour Barzani to be Prime Minister definitely ended the period of political negotiations on the emergence of new authorities that have lasted since the last parliamentary elections in Kurdistan, that is from September 2018.