Spain: Rajoy investiture process will be on August 30

Investiture debate of Mariano Rajoy will be on August 30. | Photo: EFE

After the announced meeting with Mariano Rajoy, the president of the Congress of Spain, Ana Pastor, he said Thursday that it would convene the plenary chamber on 30 August for the investiture debate of Mariano Rajoy.

With this announcement, Rajoy met the first request made by the leader of Citizens, Albert Rivera to support him during the investiture and help the formation of a possible new Spanish Government.

. @ Anapastorjulian announces that the investiture debate will begin on August 30 NFD:

– Congress (@Congreso_Es) August 18, 2016

>> Rajoy agreed conditions of Citizens
Mariano Rajoy, must be submitted twice before the full Congress, to be invested in the first vote would take place on August 31 and will require the approval of 176 deputies not approved the candidate will be presented on September 2 and just enough simple majority to be inaugurated as president of Spain.

Failing to be invested, King Philip VI should in a time of two months dissolve the courts and call elections, which would be held on December 25, 2016.