Baghdad - INA
The Prime Minister-designate, Mustafa Al-Kadhmi, confirmed that most of the cabinet's candidates were selected from the ministries' cadres on a professional basis.
Kadhmi said in a tweet to him on "Twitter", followed by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that he "submitted his government formation, pending the vote of the parliament on it."
He added: "I have worked to select the candidates, most of whom are cadres of ministries on a professional basis, with a view to ensuring political, parliamentary and popular acceptance for them."
He pointed out that "his goal will be to serve the people and achieve sovereignty, security and justice."