Barham Salih Elected As The New President Of Iraq

Barham Salih Elected As The New President Of Iraq
 Barham Salih elected Shiite Adel Abdul Mahdi as Prime Minister of the country. The move will pave the way to form a new government nearly five months after national elections.

Salih won 220 votes out of the 273 lawmakers.

About Iraq

Capital: Baghdad

Currency– Iraqi dinar

Around 95% of the country’s 37 million citizens are Muslims, with Christianity, Yarsan, Yezidism and Mandeanism also present.

The official languages of Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish.