Tomorrow, the opening of a new port Arar between Iraq and Saudi Arabia with international standards

Editorial date:: 2019/3/24 23:44

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) Iraq and Saudi Arabia will open tomorrow, Monday, a new port Arar, between the two countries with international standards.

The opening ceremony will be attended by security leaders, the local government in Anbar province and a delegation from Saudi Arabia.

The governor of the General Authority of Saudi Arabia, Ahmad Al-Qahbani, said on Sunday in a press statement that “the project of a new outlet Arar equipped with international specifications and will be the first outlet in the Kingdom in technology and competition globally.”

The Saudi official stressed “its importance in the development of trade between the Kingdom and Iraq and the development of the border area, and provide facilities for passers-

by .” Ended by .. Hamid al-Fahdawi


The Council of Babylon disrupts Monday because of the heavy rains

Release Date: 2019/3/25 0:19

{Babil: Euphrates News} Babil province council decided to disrupt the day for Monday because of the heavy rain in the province.

A statement to the media office for the presidency of the Council received the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, “and because of the heavy rain and bad weather, the Council decided to disrupt the province of Babylon, the official day of Monday for all government departments, except service departments and banks.” Ended

by .. Hammam al-Musawi



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Strategic expert demonstrates the importance of the tripartite summit of the region and investment in Iraq


Release date: 2019/3/24 21:58 
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) Strategic expert Ahmed Sharifi, the importance of the trilateral tripartite summit in Jordan and investment in Iraq.
“The formation of regional titles is one of the necessities of crisis management at the level of regional security, especially as we are entitled to the so-called deal of the century, and note that the shoulders of this alliance (Jordan and Egypt) Jordan has a clear position towards the deal century, including The issue of the Golan and Egypt can not be engaged in regional balances, but their presence is the leading role in both the military balance or in the management of the political crisis. 
He added that “the Jordanian-Egyptian cooperation will establish a very large security and stability in Iraq, so once this announcement is announced, it will give a guarantee to countries that wish to rebuild or invest in Iraq.”
“The axis of Iraq, Egypt and Jordan represents moderation in the region and Egypt’s role in the region is important and can not be done without Iraq,” he said. “Iraq has a large database to combat terrorism and Iraq has become a weight and a balance of regional security balance.” 
“Iraq represents the strategic liberator in the face of terrorism and the first response.” 
On the subject of securing the Iraqi-Syrian border, al-Shuraifi said that “since the outbreak of the Bagouz crisis, we have focused on the issue of direct breach of borders and infiltration,” adding that “all infiltrators have been killed by a thief, so the so-called guerrilla leader calling for terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is afraid to come to Baghdad, In Syria, this is proof that we secure the borders of any security breach significantly. “
The Egyptian-Jordanian summit was held in Cairo, which included Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Egyptian President Adel Abdul-Mahdi and King Abdullah of Jordan to discuss ways of cooperation, coordination and integration among the three countries. 
The joint statement of the tripartite summit stressed the importance of cooperation between Iraq, Egypt and Jordan in the field of economy, combating terrorism and enhancing the security of the region and other files

Parliament dismisses the deputy and his deputies and votes on the decisions on the incident of the phrase {extended}

Editorial date: 2019/3/24 16:59

The parliament voted in the fifth session of the second legislative term of the first legislative year in the fourth election session under the chairmanship of Mohammed al-Halbusi, the president of the Council, on Sunday, in the presence of 274 deputies to dismiss the governor of Nineveh Nofal al-Aakoub and his deputies.

At the beginning of the session, Al Halbusi, on behalf of the House of Representatives, expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the ferry in the city of Mosul, asking God to heal the victims and to inspire their families patience and solace.

The deputies read Al-Fatihah in tribute to the victims of the tragedy and the martyrs of Iraq.

He called on the council to begin removing corruption in cooperation with other authorities and to announce clear quality standards that are strictly observed in various areas of life through the concerned authorities, The media to show the bright side and national cohesion and the integration of the media and the press to assess the negative cases in addition to the prosecution of all extortion by names and addresses respectable to Iraqis and raising the security and service capabilities to deal with disasters quickly and the enactment of a special law for victims of General heritage.

The council voted to dismiss the governor of Nineveh, Nawaf Hammadi al-Aakoub, and his two deputies, ‘Abd al-Qadir Abdullah and Hasan Zunun, on the proposal submitted by the prime minister for negligence and negligence.

The Council also completed a vote on a parliamentary resolution that includes recommendations to the government and the judiciary, including the completion of fundamentalist investigations regarding the ferry incident, the accountability of the defaulters, the victims of the incident and the compensation of the victims of the incident, while ensuring the right of their relatives to resort to the judiciary and adding all cases of financial and administrative corruption.

Halabousi stressed the readiness of the House of Representatives to consider all requests for compensation for the affected people of the Iraqi people.

The Council also voted on a parliamentary resolution including recommendations addressed to the Prime Minister, the Commander of the Armed Forces and the President of the Judicial Council, which included the unification of the military command and control of the military forces and the completion of the existing military forces to ensure the adaptation of the sons of the province and redeployment and deployment of military forces to maintain security.

The commander-in-chief of the armed forces shall take all measures to close down the unofficial headquarters, whatever they are, and provide explosives detection devices and to strengthen the intelligence services in numbers and equipment, as well as to provide all the capabilities of the judicial system of investigators and judges and reopen the courts and stop all forms of smuggling, especially iron, Urgent by the effort of the government and local reconstruction of the province and the closure of the file of displacement and accelerate the procedures for compensating the affected and the launch of financial allocations for the province and other provinces.

Halabousi announced the receipt of a request from 121 deputies including the dissolution of the Nineveh Provincial Council and the referral of its members to the judiciary for serious irregularities and administrative negligence, indicating the referral of the request to the Legal Department and legal adviser in the Council for the purpose of considering it to be presented later to the Council.

In a related context, the Speaker of the House of Representatives formed a delegation of deputies to the Council to visit the city of Mosul and meet the families of victims of the accident ferry.

The Council completed the first reading of the draft Law on Illegal Profits submitted by the Integrity, Legal and Financial Committees to protect public funds, prevent conflicts of private interests with the public interest, and ensure the legality of the confiscation of the funding of political and non-governmental organizations and to subject those who exploit their jobs to illegal enrichment of public funds Oh.

The Council completed the first reading of the draft industrial cities law submitted by the Committee of Economy and Investment for the purpose of organizing the establishment, development, management and operation of industrial cities in accordance with contemporary experiences and with the aim of encouraging and expanding private investment and strengthening the capabilities of the national economy.

The first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives Hassan al-Kaabi during the presiding over part of the session on the postponement of the first reading of the draft law to address the abuses of housing and submitted by the committees of services and reconstruction and legal, and presented in another session after a joint meeting with the relevant committees on Tuesday.

The Council ended the first reading of the draft law on the first amendment to the law of seizure and confiscation of movable and immovable property belonging to the pillars of the former regime No. 72 of 2017. Provided by the Finance Committees, the Reconciliation Committee, Tribes and Religious Affairs and the Legal Committee for the purpose of enabling those covered by the provisions of seizure and confiscation of movable and non- Transferred to the staff of the former regime No. (72) for the year 2017 from the submission of applications to object to the confiscation of their movable and immovable property and request to lift the reservation signal before the committees formed for this purpose.

It was then decided to adjourn the meeting until Monday, 25/3/2019

Abdulmahdi: Economic projects, reconstruction and electricity are at the forefront of our interest in the trilateral summit

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Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Sunday in his opening speech at the tripartite summit that economic projects, reconstruction and electricity are at the forefront of our concerns and the needs of our people.

“The tripartite summit is a major turning point in the future of common relations and the interests of our peoples,” Abdul Mahdi said in a statement to his press office.

He added that “our agreement will delight many to the great role played by the three countries,” noting that “economic projects, reconstruction, housing and electricity at the forefront of our concerns and the needs of our people.”

Association of Private Banks Holds the «Comprehensive Program for New Bankers»

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The Association of Iraqi Private Banks held Sunday the “Comprehensive Program for New Bankers” in cooperation with the Joint Development and Consultancy Group and the Central Bank of Iraq.

“Working in the private sector requires the development of skills, and the development of skills leads to the acquisition of experience that qualifies you for jobs,” said Ahmed Al Hashemi, director of administration and training at the Association of Private Banks, on the sidelines of the session.

He added that “the banking sector, an evolving sector needs people with new skills and excellent,” noting that the course will be distributed in three axes, the first related to the internal banking operations and the second in foreign banking operations and the third discusses the topics of banking essential.

Hashemi stressed that “the most important banking topics that will be discussed are combating money laundering in banks and accounting of banks as well as the ethics of the banking profession.”

Abdul-Mahdi: 900 projects worth $ 54 billion dollars languishing in Iraq

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Economy News Baghdad:

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mehdi said 900 projects worth $ 54 billion are being blocked in Iraq because of the financial and bureaucratic crisis.

Abdul-Mahdi said in his speech at the economic and trade forum, and his follow-up “Economy News”, that the projects lagging in Iraq is 900 projects, noting that the completion rates of some projects reached 85%.

He pointed out that the total value of projects amounted to $ 54 billion, stressing that the projects stopped because of the collapse of oil prices and bureaucratic procedures of the Iraqi state.

He added that since we took power in Iraq, we have reduced the procedures, which contributed to the return of some projects to work, indicating that these projects occupy 500 thousand people.