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Deputies announce formation of National Union bloc
By Petra - Feb 04,2013 - Last updated at Feb 04,2013
AMMAN — A group of deputies on Monday announced the formation of the National Union bloc.
The bloc includes Mohammad Radaideh (Irbid, 1st District), Samir Orabi (Zarqa, 1st District), Mousa Khalaileh (Zarqa, 2nd District), Wasfi Zyoud (Zarqa, 3rd District), Ahmad Jaloudi (Amman, 1st District), Najah Azzeh (Jerash), Mohammad Alaqmeh (Balqa, 3rd District), Amjad Maslamani (Amman, 3rd District) and National Union Party members Mohammad Khashman and Abdul Majid Aqtash, who won national district seats.
The bloc said it completed its action plan, which addresses social, economic and political issues.
MPs continued their deliberations over the draft 2015 budget law for a third consecutive day on Tuesday, with politics infusing most of the remarks.
The Lower House's Legal Committee on Thursday recommended that the parliamentary immunity of six MPs be lifted so that the judiciary can proceed with lawsuits citizens have filed against them.
The Lower House Legal Committee has formed a sub-panel to look into a request to lift the immunity of five MPs who face lawsuits filed by citizens.
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