Iraq’s Prime Minister discusses with party leaders the political process and the formation of the Iraqi government

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 04:11 AM

رئيس وزراء العراق يبحث مع قيادات حزبية العملية السياسية وتشكيل الحكومة العراقيةIraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abbadi

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abbadi discussed with Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri and Vice-President Iyad Allawi on Monday the progress of the political process and the formation of the new government in the presence of leaders of the coalition of victory and patriotism .

The leadership office of the National Coalition Saleh al-Mutlaq – in a statement reported by the channel (Alsumaria News) Iraqi that at the invitation of Mutlaq held a meeting between the National Coalition and victory, in the presence of a number of leaders and deputies coalitions .

The statement added that the meeting discussed the political process and the formation of the next government within the framework of the national and the challenges of security, economic and service, pointing out that it was agreed to continue meetings and deliberations with all national forces in line with the aspirations of the Iraqi people .

The political scene is witnessing a wide movement among the winning forces in the elections that took place earlier to form the largest parliamentary bloc in preparation for its mandate to form the next government .,15700022,15700124,15700149,15700168,15700173,15700186,15700191,15700201&usg=ALkJrhiPo7amJboEHU8-biOnyfHrIhEaYA


Oil expects three new contracts within the border fields development tour



Economy News _ Baghdad

Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi announced on Monday the signing of three new contracts for the development and rehabilitation of oil fields and the exploration of the border with two Chinese companies.

Al-Allaibi said in a statement received by “Economy News” that “the ministry signed today three contracts with two Chinese companies and yesterday signed three more contracts with the company of the United Arab Emirates, and we have ambitious plans to develop these fields and dredging border exploration, adding that we will work to develop the remaining of the border fields, Five in the near future, “noting that” it is hoped that the rate of production from the six fields to 500 thousand barrels per day in the future. “

Al-Allaibi said that “the ministry hopes that the companies signed the six contracts to develop the necessary plans to develop and increase production rates in accordance with the time periods specified in the contracts concluded, as well as companies to implement service projects for areas surrounding the fields and patches exploration, and rely on the employment of Iraqi employment by not less than 95% “.

The Minister of Oil that “these contracts do not conflict with the work of joint committees with neighboring countries on the common border fields.”

For his part, the Director General of the Department of Contracts and Petroleum Licenses, Abdul-Mahdi Al-Amidi, said that “the Ministry signed with the Chinese company (GEO-JADE) two contracts for the development and rehabilitation of patches and fields in the (oil Canna) in Diyala province and (Huweiza) in the province of Maysan, With the company (UEG) of China to develop the field of exploration fields (Sinbad) in the province of Basra, “noting that” the ministry will send the six contracts signed with companies next week to the Committee on Energy in the Council of Ministers for the examination and ratification. ”

The Secretariat of the Council of Ministers is discussing with the World Bank the rehabilitation of liberated areas

The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers discussed with the World Bank the rehabilitation of residential areas in the liberated areas.
“Under the guidance of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on the financing and promotion of the housing sector, the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Mehdi Al-Aalak chaired a meeting attended by the Regional Director of the Middle East Bureau at the World Bank Saruj Kumar Jah and the Special Representative of the World Bank Mission in Iraq Yara Salem, to discuss further the issues discussed in the previous meetings on the issue of financing the housing sector in general in all governorates of Iraq and the rehabilitation of residential areas in the liberated areas in particular.
He stressed the need for coordination between the Iraqi institutions concerned and the World Bank to support the sector, and expand the number of areas covered rehabilitation of residential areas to include rural and urban areas to extend to all Iraqi provinces, pointing out the importance of taking into account the start of the areas most affected by terrorist acts.


Ahmed begins paying the June meal

Editorial Date: 2018/6/5 0:02

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) announced the National Pension Board, direct payment of salaries of civilian retirees for the month of June.

A statement of the agency received the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, “and in coordination with the Rafidain Bank and Rashid and the Iraqi Bank for Trade Tbi was direct payment of salaries of retirees civilians for the meal in June 2018.”

She stressed that “pensioners of smart card holders {Key Card} and manual exchange retirees can check the exchange centers to receive their salaries.”

Astronomers determine the first days of Eid al-Fitr

Editorial Date: 2018/6/4 22:30 • 611 times read


The National Institute for Astronomical Research announced that the date of Eid al-Fitr in many Arab countries will be agreed on Friday, 15 June.

Egyptian media quoted Hatem Odeh, head of the institute, as saying that the current month of Ramadan will be only 29 days and ends on Thursday, June 14, where the crescent will be born in the month of Shawwal immediately after the association coincides with the end of Ramadan.

For his part, said the Saudi astronomer Khalid Za’aq, in a tweet on Twitter: “Friday, June 15 is the first day of the feast of astronomical astronomy, where astronomical calculations indicate that the number of the month of Ramadan this year in 1439, will be 29 days, and Friday, June 15 is The first day of Eid al-Fitr for the year 1439 AH ”

Zaq,” The calculations indicate that the month of Ramadan this year will end on the day it began, that is, it began on Thursday and will end on Thursday, and promised him twenty-nine days. ”

The head of the Rabat Society of Astronomy Abdelhafid Bani said that Eid al-Fitr is expected to be held in Morocco on June 15, adding that “the vision of the crescent is expected to be possible on the 29th of Ramadan, corresponding to June 14, according to astronomical standards.”

Fatah: delayed ratification of the Federal Court on the election results hinder the formation of the largest bloc

Iraq News Now



spokesman for the Fatah alliance, Ahmed al-Asadi, said Monday that the delay of the Federal Court in its ratification of the election results is the most important obstacle to the formation of the largest bloc, indicating that the response of the political blocs for dialogue on the formation of the largest bloc so far .

in a statement to “Al-Ghad Press” that “the dialogues with various political blocs focused on forming the largest bloc in the national space, especially as the response so far good.” He pointed out that “the alliance has almost daily relations with different blocs and political forces.”

He added that “there are preliminary approvals for the formation of the mass in the national space, especially after talks with all Kurdish parties and Sunni and Shiite forces,” pointing out that “his coalition leads a key part of the negotiations on the formation of the largest bloc and is a focal point in dialogues towards the formation of the bloc “He said.

With regard to the obstacles that stand in front of the formation of the largest bloc, al-Asadi said: “Perhaps delaying the ratification of the Federal Court on the results of the elections is the most important obstacle to the formation of the bloc,” explaining that “after the ratification of the Federal Court on the results, which is expected to be after the holiday holiday there will be a breakthrough Big toward the formation of the bloc and the government. ”

“The second obstacle is limited to the names of candidates for prime minister and the presidency of the Republic and the parliament in the negotiations and the formation of the formation of the bloc, especially since the nomination of candidate names significantly delay the formation of the largest bloc,” asserting that “the alliance opens the draft project to form the bloc before going into the mausoleum of the government cab.

And al-Asadi that “the alliance of victory puts the name of the current Prime Minister Haider Abadi by his bloc as a candidate, but the other blocs are reserved to offer their candidates, and here postpone the issue until after the formation of the largest bloc.”

Victory and national meeting, drawing the coalition and the presidency of Allawi and Abadi to discuss the form of government

Political Since 2018-06-04 at 23:20 (Baghdad time)

Baghdad Mawazine News

The coalition of victory and patriotism today discussed the form of the next government and facing the security, economic and service challenges.

The meeting, according to the correspondent / Mawazin News / political held at the invitation of Dr. Saleh al-Mutlaq and the presence of a number of leaders and deputies of the coalitions, including Prime Minister Dr. Haider Abadi, Dr. Salim al-Jubouri, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Dr. Iyad Allawi, Vice President and former Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi.

The meeting discussed “the political process” and “the shape of the next government within national frameworks”.

They also discussed ways to “face security, economic and service challenges”.

The two delegations agreed to continue meetings and deliberations with all national forces in line with the aspirations of the public of the two alliances.

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three Iraqi governorates disrupting official work

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The provincial councils of Najaf, Babel and Wasit announced on Monday that the official working hours will be suspended on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of Imam Ali’s death.

The data for the three provincial councils said that the disruption will include all departments except the directorates of education and service departments.

The province of Najaf usually frequented thousands of visitors to Imam Ali shrine to revive the occasion.


Coalition of Abadi: political forces approached the announcement of the largest bloc .. We reached the final touches

Policy  2018/06/04 20:51  452  Editor: mst

Baghdad today – Baghdad

The “coalition of victory” led by Prime Minister Haider Abadi, said on Monday that the political forces approached the formation of the government.

“The process of forming a government will not be as difficult and complicated as in previous years, because the country is going through crises and everyone understands the seriousness and seriousness of the country’s survival without a government for a longer period,” coalition leader Mohammed al-Abed Rabbo told Baghdad today.

He stressed that “the political blocs approached the formation of the government, and will remain only the final touches that were agreed to announce the largest bloc and the formation of the next government.”

This is the political blocs are taking place during the past few days, a political movement among them to reach understandings and the formation of the largest bloc, which in turn will form the next government.

The Independent Electoral Commission announced on Saturday (19 May 2018) the final results of the legislative elections, topped the list of “Saron” with 54 seats, followed by the alliance, “Fatah” with 48 seats, and the coalition, “victory” with 42 seats, State of law “with 26 seats, the” Democratic Party of Kurdistan “25 seats, while the coalition” national “21 seats, and stream” wisdom “20 seats, while the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan won 18 seats.

The Association of Iraqi Private Banks praises the establishment of the National Payments Council



Economy News Baghdad:

The Association of Iraqi Private Banks praised the establishment of the Central Bank of the National Payments Council, which will increase banking services.

The governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Ali al-Alaq, chaired the first meeting of the National Payments Council, which includes the Central Bank of Iraq, government banks, the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, electronic payment companies and representatives of the security services .

“The establishment of the National Bank of Payments by the Central Bank of Iraq is a very important step that will make the private sector contribute to determining the future vision and strategy and achieving banking reforms, in addition to increasing coordination and cooperation with the authorities,” Wadih al-Hanalal, head of the Iraqi Private Banks Association, told Al-Iktissad News. “The National Payments Council also aims to monitor and develop the banking legal environment that contributes to the application and development of payment and settlement systems and means of payment.”

He explained that “the tasks of the National Payments Council are based on supporting the infrastructure of the payment system that is in line with the recommendations of the Basel Committee for Payment and Settlement, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and others.” He added that “the National Payments Council will follow up clearing systems and the depository and transfer center to settle transactions in the stock market and contribute In the development of electronic payment methods. “

On the other hand, the Governor of the Central Bank Ali Al-Alaq said during the meetingthat ” the National Payments Council will strengthen the strong relationship with the banking sector.” He pointed out that “the Council will be the guide that evaluates and monitors the system of payments through the inclusion of visions and proposals by members of the Council . “

For his part, the representative of the World Bank said that the meeting, said that ” theCouncil of National Payments attended an advanced step , especially since there is a 40%؜ from the central bank has a board payments , ” expected to “contribute through international participations support payments system in Iraq” .