URGENT Three presidencies discuss Mosul tragedy and take action on Nineveh situation

Release date: 2019/3/22 20:38

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) A meeting of the three presidencies, held at the Peace Palace in Baghdad, on Friday evening, included President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbusi.

The participants discussed the sinking of the ferry in the Tigris River in the city of Mosul and the death and injury of dozens of innocent people, as well as discussing the situation in the city in general.

The participants in the meeting agreed, according to a presidential statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it “the need to take all legal means and procedures to address the local mismanagement in the province and address the security file and enhance the role of security forces and increase their capabilities, as well as improving the economic situation of the city.

The participants also stressed the follow-up of urgent judicial procedures to hold accountable the perpetrators of this tragic disaster and to address the repercussions that caused this incident and not allow it to be repeated. ”

The participants stressed the compensation of the victims’ families and their demands and their

condolences. Quick recovery



Iraq: Activation of the first phase of the Kuwaiti grant for the reconstruction of the affected areas

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Economy News _ Baghdad

The Fund for the Return of Areas Affected by Terrorist Acts, Kuwait’s first stage grant of $ 15 million. 
The Fund said in a statement read by “Economy News” that the President of the Fund Mustafa Al-Hiti signed a contract to activate the Kuwaiti grant phase I, amounting to $ 15 million, allocated to the health sector in the provinces affected by terrorist operations. 
He added that projects will be launched on Wednesday. 
The phase includes, according to the statement, the demolition and reconstruction of main and secondary health centers and the processing of medical equipment by 19 projects, distributed to the provinces in the provinces of Nineveh – Anbar – Salahuddin – Diyala – north of Babylon.
He pointed out that the consultant contract for the first stage of the second phase has also been renewed and will be funded with $ 85 million allocated to the health sector for the rehabilitation of hospitals and health centers in the governorates affected by the terrorist operations.