First session after being elected

Salah al-Din council elects Al-Sumaidai as head and Al-Juburi as governor

SALAH AL-DIN, February 4 – The Salahaddin Provincial Council has made key leadership appointments in its first session on Sunday. Ahmed Abdullah Al-Jubouri, also known as “Abu Mazen,” has been voted in as the new governor. In parallel, Adel Abdul Salam Al-Sumaidai has been elected as the head of the council, marking a new chapter in Salahaddin’s administrative leadership.

The council’s statement also highlighted the appointment of Ayman Al-Ajeeli as the First Deputy Governor and Tariq Al-Fahd as the Second Deputy Governor.

Ahmed Abdullah Al-Jubouri, born in 1968, is known for his active engagement in Iraqi politics with occasional controversies. He is the Secretary-General of the National Mass Party. He previously served as Governor of Salahaddin from 2013 to 2014. A stint as the Minister of State for Governorate Affairs between 2014 and 2015. He also served as a member of the Iraqi Parliament from 2015 to 2022.

Adel Abdul Salam Hamd Suleiman Al-Samid’ai, also born in 1968 is a key figure within the Iraqi Islamic Party and the National Resolve (Al-Hasm) Alliance, Al-Samid’ai’s background is in engineering, with a degree from the University of Baghdad in Oil and Mining Engineering. He served on the Salahaddin Provincial Council from 2011 to 2013, where he chaired the Fuel and Energy Committee.