URGENT FIFA lifts international ban on Erbil, Karbala and Basra stadiums

Date of release: 2018/3/16 23:31 • 662 times read

(AFP) – The International Football Association (FIFA) has agreed to request Iraq to lift the ban on three stadiums by hosting international matches including the national team.

“With regard to the Iraqi file, it was agreed to lift the ban on three provinces in which Basra, Karbala and Erbil will be held,” Federation President Gianni Infantino told a news conference after the meeting of the FIFA Congress held in Colombia, noting that “the decision is in the hands of the Asian Confederation.”

“Iraq has asked for friendly international matches at Baghdad stadiums, but the request has been rejected because of the security situation,” he said.

The head of the Iraqi Football Federation Abdel-Khaliq Masoud said FIFA agreed to lift the ban on international matches in Karbala, Basra and Erbil, noting that “the International Federation will transfer the file to the Asian Confederation.”

On the other hand, said Infantino that ” At the World Cup in Russia this summer.

“This will be the first time in the World Cup where the video-assisted refereeing technique has been used. This technique has been tested and approved and we are very happy with this decision.”

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“stream of wisdom” talks about the role of Hakim lift the international ban on airports in Kurdistan and send salaries

"Stream of wisdom" talks about the role of Hakim lift the international ban on airports in Kurdistan and send salaries
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The leader of the current Ammar al-Hakim has played a “significant and influential” role in opening the airports of the province in front of international flights.

In a statement to reporters on the sidelines of his presence on the occasion of the anniversary of the bombing of chemical weapons on the city of Halabja, which was held in Sulaymaniyah, Hakim said that “the stream of wisdom with all the people of Kurdistan and not Halabja only.”

He added that “Hakim had a significant role and influential in lifting the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan region and send salaries of employees and workers in the region, especially salaries of the ministries of education and health,” saying that “we will continue to support the Kurds and the Kurdistan Region.”

Baghdad imposed a ban on international flights to the airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in September last, as part of the “punitive” against Kurdistan against the backdrop of the referendum on independence from Iraq.

Arbil has been in tough negotiations with Baghdad over the past months in an attempt to restart international flights to the two airports.

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Tuesday the reopening of Arbil and Sulaymaniyah airports for international flights after a five-month ban.

US President George W. Bush’s envoy to the international coalition against an organized organization in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday welcomed the decision by the United States to lift the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan region. French President Emmanuel Macaron welcomed the decision.

The British government welcomed the decision by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to lift the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan Region.

In memory of the incident Halabja .. Abadi confirms moving with the Kurdish people towards a new era of cooperation for reconstruction and reconstruction

 

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Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stressed the importance of moving with the Kurdish people towards a new era of cooperation for reconstruction and reconstruction.

In a statement published by his office on the occasion of the Halabja incident, he expressed his solidarity with the families of the victims of the accident, pointing out that Iraq has fulfilled its international obligations to destroy all chemical weapons waste. Abadi also praised the participation of the Peshmerga forces alongside the Iraqi army to achieve the great victory over the preacher.

“We are proud of the unity of our people and of the blood of the Kurdish people with the blood of the rest of the Iraqis in the victorious liberation operations against the Da’ash terrorist gang,” he said. “The Peshmerga forces fought alongside their brothers in the Iraqi army until the great victory was achieved.”

“We express our sadness and solidarity with the families of the victims and with the people of the Kurdish people, we affirm our concern for security and stability and constitutional rights and fair with the spectrum of the Iraqi people within one Iraq, and move together towards a new era of brotherhood and cooperation to rebuild and reconstruction and achieve the aspirations of our citizens.

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Iraqi official “large” confirms from Kurdistan the date of payment of salaries of staff of the region

Iraqi official "large" confirms from Kurdistan the date of payment of salaries of staff of the region
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The Secretary-General of the Federal Council of Ministers Mehdi Alalak on Friday that the Iraqi government will pay salaries to employees and employees of the Kurdistan Regional Government before the holidays of Nowruz.

In a statement to reporters on the sidelines of the celebration of the anniversary of the bombing of the city of Halabja chemical weapons today, Al-Aalak said that the federal government has taken its decision to pay the salaries of employees and workers in Kurdistan before the feast of Norouz.

He added that lifting the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan Region is a step in the framework of normalizing relations between Baghdad and Erbil, and to resolve the differences and outstanding issues between the two sides.

 

Parliamentary Finance: The budget entered into force and the President of the Republic has no authority to reject it

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The parliamentary finance committee suspended on Friday the refusal of President Fuad Masum to ratify the law of the budget of 2018, voted by the House of Representatives.

“There is no authority for the president of the republic to reject the budget law or any law voted by the House of Representatives, and infallible knows that well,” said member of the Committee Jabbar al-Abbadi, in an interview with (Baghdad today), noting that “the budget came into force, “He said.

Abadi added that “the Presidency of the Council of Representatives will respond to President Fuad Masum in an official letter, and tell him that he has no authority to veto the budget law, the goals of the re-budget by the infallible and clear to all and need no explanation,” stressing that “to this moment does not exist Any appeals to the budget or its materials by any party at the Federal Court. ”

Last Tuesday, President Fuad Masum refused to approve the 2018 budget and ordered it to be returned to the House of Representatives.

“The President of the Republic Fuad Masum, refused to ratify the budget of 2018, voted by the parliament,” noting that “ordered the return to the House of Representatives.”

“The reason for the non-ratification, because it contains irregularities, and was returned to parliament.”

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On the 86th anniversary of the first Iraqi Dinar .. Do you know this information about our currency?

 

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Today marks the 86th anniversary of the first Iraqi currency of the Iraqi State “dinar” on 16/3/1932.
The dinar was taken as a basic unit of the Iraqi currency and is equal to a thousand fils, and it bore the image of King Faisal I and his head to the left.
Its purchasing value was equivalent to 7.3 grams gold.
The currency committee was responsible for issuing the currency. The dinar bore the signatures of the committee members: the chairman of the committee Jaafar al-Askari, a representative of the Iraqi government, a person appointed by the Bank of England and a representative of the banks operating in Iraq.

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