Council of Ministers (Iraq)

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The Council of Ministers is the executive branch of the government of Iraq.

The Council of Representatives of Iraq elects a President of the Republic who appoints the Prime Minister who in turn appoints the Council of Ministers, all of whom must be approved by the Assembly.

Current Council of Ministers[edit]

The current Council of Ministers was approved by the Assembly on 8 September 2014,[1] following the general election in April 2014. The names of thirty five ministers were approved, with the defense and interior ministries not yet filled.[1] On 18 October 2014, the Iraq parliament named Khaled al-Obaidi, a member of parliament's Sunni Arab Itihad al-Quwa al-Wataniyah bloc, as interior minister and Mohammed al-Ghabban, a member of the Shiite Badr bloc, as defense minister.[2]

Portfolio Website Minister Coalition Party Dates
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi  ? Islamic Dawa Party 8 September 2014 [3] - present
Co Vice President Nouri al-Maliki  ? Islamic Dawa Party 8 September 2014[3] - present
Co Vice President Ayad Allawi  ?  ? 8 September 2014[4] - present
Co Vice President Usama al-Nujayfi  ?  ? 8 September 2014[4] - present
Deputy Prime Minister Rowsch Shaways  ? Kurdistan Democratic Party[5] 18 October 2014[5] - present
Deputy Prime Minister Saleh Al-Mutlaq  ?  ? 8 September 2014[3] - present
Deputy Prime Minister Baha Araji  ?  ? 8 September 2014[3] - present
Sovereign Ministries
Defense Minister www.mod.mil.iq Mohammed al-Ghabban[6] State of Law Coalition[5] Badr Organization[7] 18 October 2014[7] - present
Finance Minister www.mof.gov.iq Hoshyar Zebari[5]  ?  ? 18 October 2014[5] - present
Foreign Minister www.mofa.gov.iq Ibrahim al-Jaafari  ?  ? 8 September 2014[4] - present
Interior Minister www.moi.gov.iq Khaled al-Obaidi[6] Iraqi Forces Alliance[5] 18 October 2014[7] - present
Oil Minister www.oil.gov.iq Adil Abdul-Mahdi ? Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq 8 September 2014[3] - present
Other Ministries
Agriculture Minister  ?  ?  ?  ?
Communications Minister www.iraqimoc.net
www.nmc.gov.iq
 ?  ?  ?  ?
Construction & Housing Minister www.moch.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Culture Minister www.mocul.gov.iq Faryad Rawandozi[5]  ?  ?  ?
Displacement and Migration Minister ww.momd.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Education Minister  ?  ?  ?  ?
Electricity Minister www.moelc.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Environment Minister www.moen.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Health Minister www.moh.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Higher Education & Scientific Research Minister www.mohesr.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Human Rights Minister www.humanrights.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Industry & Minerals Minister www.industry.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Justice Minister www.moj.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Labour & Social Affairs Minister www.molsa.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Municipalities and Public Works Minister www.mmpw.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Science & Technology Minister www.most.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Trade Minister www.mot.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Transport Minister www.motrans.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Tourism & Antiquities Minister  ?  ?  ?  ?
Water Resources Minister www.mowr.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Women's Affairs Minister Bayan Nouri[5]  ?  ? 18 October 2014[5] - present
Works & Planning Minister  ?  ?  ?  ?
Youth & Sport Minister www.moys.gov.iq  ?  ?  ?  ?
Ministers of State
Minister of State and Government spokesman www.goi-s.com  ?  ? ?  ?
Minister of State for Parliament Affairs  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State for National Reconciliation  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State for National Dialogue  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State for Tribal Affairs  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State for National Security  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State for Provincial Affairs  ?  ?  ?  ?
Minister of State for Non-Governmental Organizations  ?  ?  ? ?

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Iraqi parliament approves new Abadi government". Asharq Al-Wsat. 9 September 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Iraq fills top security posts as violence rages". AFP. 18 October 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Iraqi parliament approves new Abadi government". Asharq Al-Awsat. 9 September 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Iraq's parliament approves new government". Al Jazeera English. 9 September 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Iraq parliament approves new Defense, Interior ministers". Asharq Al-Awsat. 19 October 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Iraq fills top security posts as violence rages". AFP. 18 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c "Iraq MPs approve two key ministers". Al Jazeera English. 18 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014.