Shafaq News/ The Islamic Dawa Party renewed confidence in its current Secretary-General, Nuri al-Maliki.
A source told Shafaq News Agency; The Islamic Dawa Party held its 18th conference and re-elected al-Maliki unanimously as its Secretary-General for a second term.
Shia parties have become a prominent political actor in Iraq after Saddam Hussein’s fall in 2003. They have played vital roles in shaping constitutional and political processes.
Founded in 1957, Dawa is the oldest of these parties. Between 2005 and 2018, three of its leaders, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Nuri al-Maliki, and Haider al-Abadi, assumed the position of prime minister.
Al-Maliki, 71, is heading the Dawa bloc in the Iraqi parliament, with 33 seats.
Dawa is a leading party in the Shiite Coordination Framework.