Sunday, October 21,
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Sunday, October 21,
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Policy 2018/10/21 21:08 1302 Editor: en
Baghdad today – Baghdad
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) announced on Sunday its support for the government of Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi after intensive dialogues by the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Najirvan Barzani, with the political parties in Baghdad.
“The Democratic Party welcomed the appointment of Adel Abdul Mahdi, the formation of the next government, being a moderate figures and have good relations with the Kurdish forces,” said the party’s deputy, Fian Sabri, in an exclusive interview with (Baghdad today), stressing that “the party will participate in the process Political future “.
Sabri added that “the dialogues conducted by the President of the Government of the Territory, Nechirvan Barzani, in Baghdad, led to the decline of the Democratic Party’s position on not participating in the next government.” She explained that “the Democrat has an electoral entitlement, and will have ministries of sovereignty and service capable of managing.
The Kurdistan Democratic Party, has held several visits to Baghdad, recently, during which he met with leaders of the political blocs, and leaders of the parties, and discussed with them issues of participation in the political process, and steps to form a new government, and the benefits of the Kurds in the next phase.
Barzani’s party, its participation in the new government, which was appointed by Adel Abdul Mahdi, pledged to the principles of consensus, balance, participation and respect for the Constitution, principles often called by the leader of the Democratic Party Massoud Barzani.
In addition, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has demanded the post of Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, the Ministry of Oil or Finance, as well as another ministry of services, to participate in the new government, according to sources from within the party.
Halabousi is preparing for an Arab and European tour
Editorial Date: 2018/10/21 8:11 • 282 times Read
“Speaker of Parliament Mohammed Rikan Halbusi, will conduct important regional visits after the end of the formation of the government and a number of parliamentary benefits.”
Salman said in a press statement that “important visits will be made by the Speaker of the Parliament on the basis of invitations from some Arab and European countries and meeting with officials on the schedule of visits of the Speaker of the House of Representatives,” stressing the importance of communication with all countries because of its importance to the stability of Iraq Security and economic. ”
The spokesman added that “there are important parliamentary benefits will be completed during the next stage to complete the Speaker of the House of Representatives visits to these countries,” noting that “the most prominent of these benefits the formation of the government and the adoption of the rules of procedure and start restructuring the legislative institution, which requires the presence of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.”
The President of the Republic Barham Saleh met at the Peace Palace in Baghdad Sunday noon a delegation of the Faily Kurds.
Saleh stressed that the Faily Kurds represent an authentic Iraqi component, stressing the importance of their prominent role in the history of Iraq throughout the ages.
He pointed out that “the children of this component were subjected to oppression by the former dictatorial regime, indicating the need to compensate the families of martyrs and absentees for the damage caused by the policies of the former regime towards them.”
Saleh explained that “the Faily Kurds must have an active participation in the institutions of the state because the sons of this component of competencies.”
Economy News Baghdad:
A major conflict is taking place on the Iraqi arena, between the German companies Siemens and US General Electric to acquire contracts worth 15 billion dollars in the electricity sector, which has been suffering from poor production since 2003 and so far, led to a series of popular protests across the country, Basra province south of the country.
The Iraqi government signed under great pressure after Egypt announced the end of the electricity crisis by contracting with the German company Siemens, as demanded by a large number of Iraqis to contract with it, and became clear to all the conflict that is currently underway between General Electric and Siemens through advertising campaigns on social networking sites and gave them Solutions for Iraqis to end the electricity crisis.
On December 15, 2009 , the Ministry of Electricity signed a contract for the importation of 7 million megawatts of power plants from General Electric Company in the amount of US $ 3 billion to support the electricity network in Iraq. It also signed a contract with Siemens International to build new plants to produce electricity with a capacity of 3300 megawatts, in addition to several decades, but the production of Iraq from the national system is currently up to 8.2 thousand megawatts !.
The Financial Times newspaper said that the hopes of the German company Siemens to win a large contract to supply energy to Iraq faded after the Trump government intervened in favor of its rival, “General Electric “.
Siemens, based in Munich, Germany, appeared in the past few weeks close to securing a contract to supply power generation equipment to Iraq with capacity of 11 GW, in a deal said to be estimated at $ 15 billion .
When the competition between Siemens and General Electric reached its final stages, the US government pressed its Iraqi counterpart, Baghdad’s memo, that 7,000 Americans had died in the 2003 invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, the sources said. «General Electric» a large share of the deal .
After the leaks of the British newspaper popular anger inside Iraq, which made the Iraqi government to sign a memorandum of understanding with Siemens. The German government appeared to have put pressure on Baghdad. German Energy Minister Thomas Parais arrived in Baghdad and met several officials, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and House Speaker Mohammad Halabousi.
The Iraqi News Agency “conscious”, that the Ministry of Electricity signed an agreement with the German company Siemens to rehabilitate the units and electrical stations in Iraq .
“The Ministry of Electricity signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siemens, ” the official agency of the Iraqi state said in a statement published Saturday evening .
“The memo includes support for Iraq in the area of energy, ” she said.
“It also includes the rehabilitation of units and electric stations in all governorates,” the statement said, noting that the memorandum provides for “assistance to Iraq in the transfer of stations from one province to another, in addition to the use of advanced techniques in the generation of electric power, and the mechanism of transmission .”
And remains the Iraqi citizen wondering what will happen from the conflict between the international companies on the processing of electricity, will continue the crisis.
Information / special …
MP for the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction Alaa al – Rubaie, Sunday, for the resolution of more than 70% of the ministerial cabin of the Government of Adel Abdul Mahdi, revealing an agreement not to include the cabin of any Minister of the Government of Abadi or deputies of the current session.
“As a result of the authorization by the reformists and the Fatah to Abdul Mahdi, the choice of his cabinet, the last push to resolve more than 70% of his government and the selection of names without informing the blocks on the candidates.”
He added that “what hampered the resolution of the remaining 30% is the blocks to claim the electoral entitlement and impose certain names you want to be included in the new government lineup,” adding that “the vote on the government of Abdul Mahdi does not exceed this week.”
He said that “it was agreed with Adel Abdul-Mahdi when he was mandated not to include any government minister from the government of Haider Abadi or a deputy member of parliament for the current session.”
Editorial Date: 2018/10/21 14:45
President Barham Saleh stressed the need to strengthen relations between Iraq and the United States in all fields.
“President Barham Saleh received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad Sunday morning the special envoy of the US president to Iraq, Brett McGurk and the accompanying delegation,” a statement from his office said.
“Saleh stressed the importance of relations between Iraq and the United States, stressing the need to strengthen them in all fields, especially economic and trade in the framework of the strategic framework agreement between the two countries.”
For his part, McGork said, “his country’s determination to enhance the prospects for cooperation between the two countries.”
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