Al-Abadi congratulates Abdul Mahdi for his mandate to form the new government

BAGHDAD, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi congratulated Adel Abdul Mahdi on the occasion of his mandate to form a new government.

"I congratulate you on the occasion of your appointment to form the new government, wishing you success in its formation and choosing who is best suited to fill the government positions to provide the best services to the citizens," Al-Abadi said in congratulating him.

The President-elect Barham Saleh asked Adel Abdul Mahdi officially to form the new government, immediately after his election as President of the Republic.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency