On May 28, 2019, the Kurdistan Parliament elected Nechirvan Idris Barzani as the President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This happens after the Kurdistan Parliament had reactivated the Presidency Law the past month.
President Barzani received 68 out 81 votes (81 MPs present out 111), securing an absolute majority over his four rivals. He will be sworn in after the Eid celebrations at the end of Ramadan in June. After that, he will mandate a new Prime Minister to create a new KRG Cabinet.