Eleven Independent High Electoral Commission chairmen have been dismissed prior to the upcoming parliamentary elections on April 30 in Iraq.
Iraqi Kurdish Regional Administration Independent High Electoral Commission President Ali Qadir who is among the sacked officials was not permitted to make a statement and was barred from his office.
In a press statement Kasim Abdurrezak, a member of the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Administration Independent High Electoral Commission, stated that Qadir has been discharged by the board because he did not perform his duties appropriately and because of corruption allegations.
No official statement has been made as to the reason for the dismissal of the other ten officials.
Iraqi Kurdish Regional Administration Higher Election Board President Ali Qadir has been replaced by Mazen Abdul Qadir.
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