New mass transit lines open in Baghdad

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Economy News Baghdad

General Transport Company and delegations at the Ministry of Transport, Tuesday, the opening of new mass transit lines in most areas of the capital Baghdad. 

“The rise in the number of passengers is a result of the plans of the company, which was developed to serve the citizens and relieve the burden on them and activate the mass transit lines in Baghdad through the opening of new transport lines reach most areas of the capital,” said Karim Kazim Hussein, .

Hussein added that “the transmission lines have become more than (35) lines linking between different regions and passes through several stations and streets, especially important areas of vital and densely populated.”


Barzani discussed with a US delegation to prevent the return of a caller

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The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Nigervan Barzani, received on Tuesday evening, Joe Hood, coordinator of the US Embassy in Iraq, Steve Vakn, US Consul General in the Kurdistan Region, Max Bremorak, special adviser to the US Department of Components and a political delegation and diplomat accompanying them.

During the meeting, the delegation evaluated the assistance of the Kurdistan Regional Government for displaced persons and refugees in order to escape the oppression of terrorism and to protect all components without discrimination. The two sides also stressed the interest in helping the components that abandoned their land and its citizens because of attacks until the resumption of security and stability in their areas.

On the other side of the meeting, they discussed the formation of the new cab of the Kurdistan Regional Government and the steps taken in this direction so far, the relations of Erbil – Baghdad and the steps to solve the problems between the parties through dialogue and negotiation, fears of a resurgent return to appear in some areas and joint work between Erbil And Baghdad in this regard.

And occupied the discussion in the conditions of the region and topics related to the improvement of the economic aspect of the Kurdistan Region another aspect of the meeting.


Council of Ministers takes several decisions concerning FAO and the opening of consulates

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The Cabinet held its ordinary session on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, where the Council decided to amend the instructions to implement the work in the manner of implementation Secretariat No. (1) for the year 2018.

The Board also approved the controls of secondment of the employee to work in the private sector.

The Cabinet voted to re-introduce the issue of investment in the port of Faw to the Council of Ministers again.

The Council of Ministers approved the opening of a Philippine consulate to Iraq in the province of Arbil and the opening of a consulate general to Iraq in the province of Najaf in exchange for the opening of an Iraqi Consulate in Dammam Saudi Arabia, the Consulate General of the Republic of Iraq in Toronto, Canada, and the establishment of the Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI) In the province of Nineveh.

The Board approved the recommendation of the Supreme Committee for the reform of the ration card system for the wounded and disabled people, and those who retire for health reasons.

The session witnessed the vote on improving the business environment and investment on the following:

 Mechanism of granting entry features to investors and foreign workers in investment projects / mechanism of registration of companies and the start of business activity / one window in investment bodies / land and infrastructure.

The Council of Ministers also approved the recommendations of the Committee formed pursuant to the Council of Ministers Decision No. (23) of 2019 on auditing the statements submitted by the Ministry of Agriculture and the procedures used to compensate for the damage caused by bird flu.


Saleh assures US leadership that tension in the region should be alleviated

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President of the Republic Barham Salih, commander of the US Central Command, on Tuesday, the need to reduce tension in the region.

The President said in a statement received by the ‘orbit’ that Saleh ‘received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad, today, the commander of the US Central Command General Kenneth McKenzie and his delegation, and during the meeting reviewed the latest political and security developments at the Arab and international levels.

“The importance of strengthening security and military cooperation in combating extremism and terrorism,” Saleh said during the meeting, stressing “the need to reduce tension in the region, so as to consolidate joint action and strengthen regional and international security.”

“The next stage requires concerted efforts to rebuild and reconstruct the liberated areas,” he said.

For his part, General McKenzie confirmed his country’s continued support for Iraqi forces and their support in eliminating terrorism.,15700022,15700124,15700126,15700186,15700190,15700201,15700237,15700242,15700248&usg=ALkJrhinQ1q5u0zPPWWHYimzw5VMLsJpbg

Al-Kaabi heads a meeting of parliamentary finance to discuss the budget and oil of Kurdistan

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Economy News _ Baghdad

On the member of the Presidency of the House of Representatives Hassan Karim Kaabi, on Tuesday, a meeting of the Finance Committee parliamentary, to discuss the budget and oil Kurdistan region.

“Al-Kaabi chaired a meeting of the parliamentary finance committee to discuss the budget and oil of Kurdistan, and stressed the need to coordinate with the executive authority in the follow-up of the implementation of all articles and paragraphs of the General Budget Law 2019,” the statement said.

The statement added that “the meeting broke up the discussion of the draft laws within the jurisdiction of the Finance Committee, including the draft law on financial management, and addressed a set of issues most important was the oil exported from the Kurdistan Region, and rounds of oil licenses and review contracts and hosting ministers and officials within the Committee, and burning caravans at the port of Zurbatiya Wasit province “He said.