Iraqi President Barham Salih on Tuesday appointed Adnan al-Zurfi because the prime minister-designate who will kind an interim authorities, the official tv reported.

Salih obtained al-Zurfi in his workplace within the Presidential Palace in central Baghdad and handed him the duty letter to kind a brand new authorities inside 30 days, the state-run Iraqiya channel stated.

Al-Zurfi’s nomination got here someday after the deadline of 15 days set by the Iraqi structure for political blocs to submit a candidate for the submit of prime minister-designate to Iraqi president.

Al-Zurfi is an Iraqi Shiite politician, who was born within the metropolis of Kufa in Najaf province in 1966. He joined the Dawa Islamic Occasion in his youth and fled the nation throughout the Saddam Hussein regime and returned after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

He served because the governor of Najaf province for a number of years after 2009, and withdrew from Dawa social gathering to kind al-Wafaa Coalition in 2013. He’s now a part of al-Nasr Coalition led by former prime minister Haider al-Abadi.

In line with the Iraqi structure, the prime minister-designate has 30 days to place collectively a cupboard and current it to the parliament for approval, because the parliament should approve the federal government program and every particular person minister in separate absolute majority votes.