.. In a statement issued by His Sovereignty, the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, blessed the efforts of the deputies of the ladies and gentlemen, and the continuous work of the concerned parliamentary committees (the Labor Committee and civil society organizations, the financial committee, the legal committee), and the parliament’s keenness to Vote on the retirement and social security law for workers in today’s session, Wednesday 17/5/2023.
The Deputy Speaker emphasized by saying that “the retirement and social security law for workers… is very important and its approval is a great achievement and has a legislative effect to preserve the rights of workers and secure a decent life for them and their families, Just like their peers in the public sector,” noting that applying the law will achieve a high rate of equality and justice, and proceed to expand the base of social protection to include many groups of Iraqi society with social security.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Wednesday 17 May 2023