Parliament to host ministers and military leaders and end the discussion of the abolition of the integration of ministries of environment and health {expanded}


 

Editorial Date: 18/5/2019 18:38 
(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The House of Representatives discussed at its 18th meeting held under the chairmanship of Mohammed al-Halbusi, President of the Council on Saturday, in the presence of 183 deputies US attacks on the security forces in Kirkuk and cancel the merger of the Ministry of Environment Ministry of Health as well as ending the discussion of the ration card items.
At the beginning of the meeting, Halabousi directed the formation of a parliamentary committee headed by the first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives and the membership of three deputies to prepare criteria for evaluating the performance of ministries are distributed to the permanent parliamentary committees for the purpose of submitting an integrated report at the end of the legislative term.
MP Majid al-Waeli read out a statement to a coalition that denounced the peaceful demonstrators in Najaf province demanding the prevention of corruption and the detection of the spoilers of attacks that led to the death of 4 demonstrators and wounding 20 others, calling for the exercise of parliamentary responsibility to maintain the professionalism of official investigations and to prevent future attempts to silence the voices claimed The rights of the people and the prevention of corruption and the issuance of a decision to consider the victims of Najaf of the martyrs and compensation of the wounded and the application of the law and the imposition of the death penalty against the killers of demonstrators, and commended the role of the Human Rights Committee in the House of Representatives to visit them to Najaf And the visit to the families of the victims and security officials in the province. 
Then the deputies recited al-Fatihah to the souls of the martyrs of Iraq, including the martyrs of Najaf. 
He welcomed the President of the House of Representatives Hassan al-Sunaid representative of the Presidency of the Republic in the House of Representatives.
On the other hand, the council discussed the US attacks on the security forces in Kirkuk. 
The MP Adnan Vihan, the applicant for the debate that what happened in the city of Kirkuk from targeting security forces and the fire in the vicinity of Spyker base demonstrates the presence of US combat forces using the Iraqi airspace and territory without any coordination with the competent authorities, stressing the importance of a parliamentary resolution guaranteeing sovereignty Iraq and oblige the government to inform the Council of the number of US forces and bases, such a presence needs the approval of the House of Representatives.
The deputies’ interventions focused on the strong condemnation of the American attacks on the security forces in the province of Kirkuk as a proof of disregard for the lives of Iraqis, as well as the emphasis on the intention of the Security and Defense Committee to discuss the US presence at a meeting tomorrow, especially with the government’s approach to the number of US troops and advisers and their tasks. Approved legislation to repeal the security agreement with the United States with an invitation not to grant immunity to US soldiers. 
The talks stressed the importance of the presence of the Prime Minister to the House of Representatives to discuss the issue of the presence of US and foreign forces in Iraq and to define its functions as well as the call of the Security and Defense Committee to follow up investigations into the attack with the competent authorities in Kirkuk and the need to involve the people of the region and give them a real chance to hold the security file. The legitimacy of the presence of Turkish troops in Iraq.
For his part, MP Zafer al-Ani, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee and Chairman of the Iraqi-Turkish Friendship Committee, said that the issue of the presence of Turkish troops was discussed recently during talks between Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In the next two months a meeting in Baghdad, headed by the Iraqi prime minister and the Turkish president, and the issue of Turkish forces will be a top priority. 
In turn, Halaboussi read a letter from the Council of Ministers containing the answer of the Prime Minister to a parliamentary question submitted by MP Faleh Al-Khazali on the number of international coalition forces. He pointed out that the number of coalition forces until December 2018 reached 8,956, including 6, 132 American personnel as advisers. Trainers and air support.
For his part, Turhan Mufti, representative of the government in the House of Representatives, the absence of US bases or the international coalition alone, pointing out that the US or allied forces of the International Alliance are present in Iraqi camps, pointing to the gradual decline in the number of US troops in the past six months. 
The Speaker of the House of Representatives instructed the Security and Defense Committee to host the head of the anti-terrorism apparatus, the Federal Police Commander and a representative of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Joint Operations on the existence of the approval of joint operations to carry out the duty and the extent of coordination between the executing authority and the force occupying the land. 
On another issue, the council discussed canceling the integration of the Ministry of Environment in the Ministry of Health at the request of MP Qutaiba al-Jubouri.
MP Jubouri said in an address to the need to address the legal imbalance caused by the merger of the two ministries during the previous government. He pointed out that the Ministry of Environment has two laws that were previously legislated. When the ministry was merged with the Ministry of Health, the parliament did not vote on a law to merge the two ministries. 
The deputies’ interventions focused on the importance of canceling the integration of the Ministry of Environment in the Ministry of Health as it is contrary to the law, besides the environmental challenges and high levels of pollution in water, radiation, telephone towers and the use of weapons in wars and others, and the impact of this merger on monitoring performance, as well as calling for annual reports by the government on the volume of waste To reduce the pollution and the need to work on the abolition of the integration of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, calling for hosting senior officials in the Ministry of Health and Environment to know their opinion on the issue of canceling the merger.
For his part, the Speaker of the House of Representatives to the committees of health, legal and human rights to present proposals on the abolition of the integration of the Ministry of Health and Environment after consultation with government officials in a future session. 
The Council ended discussion of the ration card items file at the request submitted by MP Razak mheibes. 
Stressed the interventions of the House of Representatives on the importance of the adoption of the total financial income of the family about giving them the ration card items or not in order to achieve justice and to identify commercial centers through which covered citizens processing materials ration with The importance of increasing financial allocations and re-work in the processing and direct selling of traders and owners of shops and increase the number of workers in the ration centers as well as impose harsh penalties for those who try to tamper with the people and the cost of tampatin 4 essential food items and that the payment of money B No other vocabulary.
The interventions during the session, which included some of the first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives proposals, including work to improve the ration card items or cancellation and compensation of those covered by financial amounts and the provision of financial allocations sufficient within the financial budget to buy the ration card items as well as the allocation of its vocabulary to the eligible exclusively and the adoption of the electronic ration card to ensure Eliminate cases of corruption and obtain the citizen a sum of money to buy food items subsidized by the state. 
For his part, called the First Vice-President of the Council, Mr. Hassan al-Kaabi to host the ministers of trade and finance to discuss the improvement of the ration card items and emphasize the need to oblige the government to improve vocabulary by increasing financial allocations of financial abundance and emergency budget. 
It was then decided to adjourn the meeting until next Monday 20/5/2019

 

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