Some of the media outlets reported a statement issued by one of the leaders of the victory coalition on the extradition of former Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi his residence, with the knowledge of the Parliament Speaker.

In this regard, the Media Office of the Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi wishes to clarify that the Speaker has no knowledge of the number of houses occupied by Mr. Abadi or other officials, according to which information said that they have been distributed in the contrary to the controls in the past period, as well as the persistence of people out of state’s jobs still occupying many of those houses, and affirms that the Parliament will have a position; to regulate the mechanisms of occupying the state real estate to achieve revenues to the public treasury, and not to be permissible according to political calculations.

Media Office
Of the Parliament Speaker
Dec 31, 2018