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[casi] Members List of Iraq Governing Council

Members List of Iraq Governing Council

.c The Associated Press

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Here is a list of the members of the Iraq Governing
Council that held its inaugural meeting Sunday. The council has 13 Shiites,
5 Kurds, 5 Sunnis, 1 Christian and 1 Turkoman, including three women, in an
attempt to reflect the country's diverse demographics. Shiites make up about
60 percent of Iraq's 24 million people, but they have never ruled the

Ahmad Chalabi, founder of Iraqi National Congress, Shiite

Abdel-Aziz al-Hakim, a leader of the Supreme Council for the Islamic
Revolution, Shiite

Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Dawa Islamic Party, Shiite

Naseer al-Chaderchi, National Democratic Party, Sunni

Jalal Talabani, Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Sunni Kurd

Massoud Barzani, Kurdistan Democratic Party, Sunni Kurd

Iyad Allawi, leader of the Iraqi National Accord, Shiite

Ahmed al-Barak, human rights activist, Shiite

Adnan Pachachi, former foreign minister, Sunni

Aquila al-Hashimi, female, foreign affaiairs expert, Shiite

Raja Habib al-Khuzaai, female, maternity hospital director in south, Shiite

Hamid Majid Moussa, Communist Party, Shiite

Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum, cleric from Najaf, Shiite

Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, northern tribal chief, Sunni

Mohsen Abdel Hamid, Iraqi Islamic Party, Sunni

Samir Shakir Mahmoud, Sunni

Mahmoud Othman, Sunni Kurd

Salaheddine Bahaaeddin, Kurdistan Islamic Union, Sunni Kurd

Younadem Kana, Assyrian Christian

Mouwafak al-Rabii, Shiite

Dara Noor Alzin, judge

Sondul Chapouk, female, Turkoman

Wael Abdul Latif, Basra governor, Shiite

Abdel-Karim Mahoud al-Mohammedawi, member of Iraqi political party
Hezbollah, Shiite

Abdel-Zahraa Othman Mohammed, Dawa Party, Shiite

07/13/03 09:43 EDT

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