Dr.Shakhwan Abdullah receives a delegation of Iraqi international football referees, and confirms the Parliament’s continued support for the sports and youth sector



The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, received in his official office in Baghdad today, Monday 9/26/2022, a sports delegation from the Iraqi international referees and the first class of the Iraqi Football Association, during the meeting, the reality of sports and youth in the country, the size of the challenges, support for activities and events by all means was reviewed and the role of arbitration in the success of the matches, as well as discussing the importance of upgrading this vital sector and efforts to support sports, develop sports clubs and provide stadiums and equipment in a manner befitting the history of Iraq.


The Deputy Speaker affirmed the Parliament’s continued support for the sports and youth sector with the necessary laws and legislation, His Sovereignty praised the level of sports cooperation and the continuation of sports activities between the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Olympic Committee with its counterparts in the Kurdistan Region in a way that enhances the spirit of citizenship and stability and directs the energies and talents of young people.


Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives

Monday 26 September 2022