President Barzani Congratulates People of Kurdistan and Iraq on Election Completion
The Kurdistan Region President His Excellency Masoud Barzani congratulated the people of Kurdistan and Iraq for their participation in the elections and praised them for their high turnout and for exercising their democratic right to vote.
In a message, the President said:" On holding successful elections for both the Iraqi Council of Representatives and the Kurdistan Region's Provincial Councils, I congratulate the people of Kurdistan, politicians and the Iraqi people. I specially thank the police and the security forces for ensuring security on the election day.”
The President added that both local and international observers and independent NGOs have praised this successful election. I hope the results of this election will bring happiness to our people and will lead to further development of democracy in Kurdistan.
“I call on all political parties to accept the official results which will be announced by the Independent High Electoral Commission. I hope the results will encourage all sides to work together and put the national interests first,” said the President.