Abadi: We have taken measures to protect the border with Syria

Journal April 10, 2018

Baghdad – Journal News

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that Iraq has taken several measures to protect its borders with Syria from the remnants of a da’eef.

“A supporter will not be able to penetrate Iraq again,” Abadi said at his weekly press conference.

Abadi expressed Iraq’s support for any effort to bring peace to Syria, adding that “Iraq supports any effort to bring peace to Syria.”


America renews its support for the dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil

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10/04/2018 – 23:16

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Nechervan Barzani receives ambassador in Iraq …

The United States renewed its support for dialogue between the Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi government to resolve the differences and problems between them.

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Nezhirvan Barzani, received Tuesday evening, Douglas Seelman, US Ambassador to Iraq, Ken Gross, US Consul General in Erbil, and the accompanying delegation.

During a meeting attended by Qubad Talabani, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Sileman expressed his condolences and condolences to the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, the death of his brother Delvan Idris Barzani.

The American ambassador also touched on developments in the region in general and the process of elections and relations between Arbil and Baghdad in particular, and expressed support for dialogue between the two parties in order to resolve the outstanding problems.

For his part, Barzani thanked Sileman and his delegation for their condolences and their support for the launch of the current dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad.

On the other side of the meeting, the two sides discussed the threats related to the return of violence and violence. Both sides agreed on the need for better coordination among all parties in order to deal with violence.

The two sides also discussed a number of issues related to the region and exchanged views.


Cabinet takes important decisions at its meeting today (expanded)


Editorial Date: 2018/4/10 19:10 • 287 times read
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The Cabinet decided in its regular session to stop the sale and distribution of state-owned land to prevent its employment in the elections, while the implementation of sewage projects in a number of areas of the outskirts of Baghdad.
“The Cabinet held its regular session on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi, and a vote was taken to launch the conditional conditional payments program in the Sadr district,” the statement said. (8 / II) of the Social Protection Act No. 11 of 2014 on probation for two years} “.
“The Council voted to open an honorary consulate of the Republic of Hungary in the province of Najaf, and was voted on the tender design and establishment of banks of isolation 3.4.5 in the field of Gharraf two oil companies of Dhi Qar and Malaysia’s Petronas.”
“According to Animal Health Act No. 32 of 2013, the Council decided to pay the compensation of projects infected with bird flu from the special account of the Supreme Committee for Avian Influenza and the transfer of funds to the Ministry of Agriculture and conduct according to the controls.”
He pointed out that “the meeting reviewed the current water situation and water revenues for this year after the completion of the winter plan, where irrigated areas amounted to 406 million acres compared to the plan 4 million and discuss the procedures of securing drinking water and agriculture for the upcoming summer season.”

He explained that the committee in Baghdad and the competent provinces to follow up the requests of citizens and their recommendations were approved by the Prime Minister and the implementation of sewage projects that cause great problems for citizens, especially in the areas of Fadhilah and Nahrawan and seven wells and Husseiniya and Diyala bridge and factories and other areas.
“The Ministries of Health, Finance and Higher Education, in coordination with the Economic Reform Unit of the Prime Minister’s Office, will review the numbers of those covered by the central distribution of medical and health personnel,” the council said.
He pointed out that “while the Council of Ministers affirms its commitment to ensure adequate housing conditions for our people, and that the right of citizens to obtain land or housing units is governed by laws and decisions in force it is decided to stop sales or allocation of land or state-owned housing units in all ministries, Which is linked to the Ministry, to be decided after the elections, to ensure justice and fairness, and applies to all cases that took place as of 2/1/2018. “


Parliament of Kurdistan fails to amend the law on pensions and salaries and sets a date for meeting with the government

Kurdistan parliament fails to amend the law on pensions and salaries and sets a date for meeting with the government
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The Kurdistan Regional Parliament failed on Tuesday to agree on a formula to amend the provisions of the reform law on retirement and salaries and allowances.

And met the Presidency of the Parliament of Kurdistan, earlier in the day with the heads of parliamentary blocs and the legal and financial committees to discuss.

The head of the Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc Behzad Zebari said in a statement to reporters from the front of the parliament, that “we stressed during the meeting on the need to hold a legal meeting, and amend the paragraph on the privileges of high-ranking people, and the adoption of the law of uniform retirement Iraq,” saying that we did not reach Any result at today’s meeting. “

He added that “it was decided during the meeting that the financial and legal committees will be held on Monday of next week a meeting with the Kurdistan Regional Government on the amendment of the law,” noting that “the delay of its amendment adversely affects the employees and those who receive salaries from the Government of the Territory.”

The pension reform law consisted of 24 articles, and its amendment would provide 100 billion dinars to the government. According to this law, the minimum pension will be 300,000 dinars.

The parliament is due to set a date for voting on the bill after the meeting.

Lawmakers say the changes will be in the interests of the staff.

The draft reform of pensions, salaries and allowances of Kurdistan Regional Government employees was approved on February 27 and obtained the majority of the votes of parliamentarians, but was quickly rejected by the citizens. The parliamentary blocs raised a memorandum to the presidency of the parliament asking him not to sign it and return it to parliament again.

Oil calls on US companies to increase their presence in Iraq

Economy News _ Baghdad

The Oil Ministry on Tuesday called on US oil companies to increase their presence in the oil and gas field in Iraq.
“Oil Minister Jabbar Ali Hussein al-Luaibi received the US ambassador to Baghdad, Douglas Silliman, and the delegation accompanying him. During the meeting, they discussed means of boosting bilateral cooperation in the oil and gas sector,” the ministry said in a statement.
Al-Luaibi stressed the importance of strengthening relations and developing them in all fields, especially in the oil and gas industry. He called for increasing the presence of US oil companies and their participation in investment in this sector as well as in the sectors of refineries and infrastructure. To achieve the strategic projects that provide the state budget with additional financial returns during the development of this important vital sector. ”
For his part, US Ambassador Douglas Silliman, “the desire of his country’s companies to strengthen cooperation with Iraq at all levels, especially in the oil industry gas.”


Jaf: The province handed over its employees for the month of March last within the new savings system

Local Since 2018-04-10 at 13:22 (Baghdad time)

Baghdad – Mawazine News

Confirmed the MP for the Kurdistan Alliance Ashwaq dry, Tuesday, that the provincial government handed over the salaries of its employees last March according to the new savings system.

Jaf said in an interview with “Mawazin News” that “the provincial government handed over the salaries of its employees last March within the new savings system.”

This has seen the provinces of the province in the past days mass demonstrations lasted more than nine days because of the savings system


Kurdistan is a good news for civilian and military retirees

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After the completion of the distribution of salaries of ministries and government agencies in the Kurdistan Region, the Ministry of Finance and Economy will begin to pay the salaries of retired citizens and Peshmerga on a monthly basis.

A source in the ministry said that after the completion of the payment of salaries of these ministries and institutions and institutions will be distributed salaries of civilian retirees and Peshmerga.

The source added that the salaries of retirees will be disbursed monthly without delay.

The Ministry of Finance and Economy in the Kurdistan Regional Government, a new schedule of salaries of a number of ministries and bodies.

The Ministry of Finance and Economy in the Kurdistan Regional Government, announced on Monday a new schedule of salaries of a number of ministries and agencies.