‏Al-Halboosi and al-Kadhimi chair a joint meeting to discuss the Ibn al-Khatib Hospital incident

‏The Parliament’s Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi and the Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, on Sunday, chaired a joint meeting that included a number of ministers and MPs, in the presence of the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Hassan al-Kaabi, to discuss the Ibn al-Khatib Hospital incident and the government measures taken in this regard.
‏The meeting affirmed that all negligent people who caused this tragedy should be held accountable, so that they receive their fair penalty, and that this negligence is a crime that cannot be tolerated and for which the law will be held accountable.
‏The meeting stressed the importance of credibility in every step the official takes, and the Council of Ministers issued, during its special session today, several decisions, which included withdrawing the hand of a number of officials and referring them to the investigation that should be done in five days.
‏During the meeting, the Parliament’s Presidency decided to assign Dr. Bashir Haddad, the Second Deputy Speaker, as a member to monitor the work of the government committee formed regarding the Ibn al-Khatib hospital incident, and to follow up the investigation procedures.
‏Media Office
‏Of the Parl. Speaker
‏Apr 25, 2021