The official election results will not be published before the 25th of May. Iraq political groups will attempt to publish results however, it is the Iraq Electoral Commission who has the final say.
The new Iraq banknotes that have been recently announced by the Central Bank of Iraq have yet to hit the streets of Baghdad. Currently, there is no evidence of any new Iraq currency banknotes with the enhanced security features in circulation.
There have been reports that the Prime Minister, Nuri Maliki departed Iraq and went to Iran. This is not true, PM Maliki has remained in Iraq to coordinate and organize the next Iraq government.
The leader of the Iraqi National Coalition, Iyad Allawi recently was quoted saying “Maliki may get a third term after winning blocs and forming alliances.”
The Central Bank of Iraq governor, Abdel Basset Turki, has recently said that there is no new resolution on the delete the zeros project. American Contractor has reported on news media reports that the project to delete the zeros may start in January 2015. The project to delete the zeros must start at the beginning of the Iraq budget. The start of the new Iraq budget takes place 1 Jan to 31 Dec. The Central Bank of Iraq will be introducing Iraq dinar currency banknotes of 50k and 100k. The counterfeit currency is estimated by the Central Bank to be no more then 500 million dinars. The higher category bank notes of 50k and 100k Iraq dinar notes have yet to be printed and are not in circulation at this time.
The State of Law coalition, which is Prime Minister Maliki’s political party, has won over a million votes and 11 counties. It appears that PM Maliki is in plans to form a majority government according to recent news reports. The official election votes are expected to be announced on 25 May. However, keep in mind that when it comes to Iraq, there can always be a delay. This is unconfirmed local media Baghdad reporting.