BAGHDAD (Union, Agencies)
Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said yesterday, that the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan region of Iraq began implementing the agreement to resume Baghdad whereby public servants’ salaries Kurds financing, compared to a share of the Kurdish oil exports.
Zebari said at a news conference in Baghdad that the region began pumping oil in tankers to the North Oil Company in the port of Ceyhan yesterday, and he was transferred $ 500 million yesterday.
He said that there will be further payments of up to 17% of the state budget size, subject versus 150 thousand barrels of oil extracted from Kurdistan to the disposal of the Government of the center.
.. And undertake the rehabilitation of the Baiji refinery
Said Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, said yesterday that the oil ministry will begin rehabilitating the refinery installations in Baiji in Salahuddin province and running, after the completion of Baiji liberation from the control of the organization «Daash». He said that «the engineering and technical staff in the ministry will begin after the completion of the security measures, the rehabilitation and operation of the refinery to supplement the Iraqi oil industry.»