Kurdistan government reveals daily losses estimated at 340 million dinars and the date of the delegation’s visit to Baghdad

Release date:: 2019/11/27 16:44

The Kurdistan Regional Government, the daily loss of 340 million dinars due to waste of water.

This came during a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Region, on Wednesday, its regular session chaired by Masrour Barzani, the President of the Council and the presence of his deputy Qubad Talabani.

At the outset of the meeting, the Prime Minister highlighted the visit by the US Vice President to Erbil, which showed the important role played by the Kurdistan region in the region.

The results of the meetings held by the delegation of the regional government in Baghdad were discussed after the members of the delegation presented a detailed report on the developments of the negotiations, which came under the direct supervision and guidance of the Prime Minister.

The Council of Ministers praised the progress made in the talks on the draft budget, which is still in the process of preparation by the Iraqi Ministry of Finance, and confirmed its readiness to implement the obligations of the Kurdistan region in return for securing his rights and financial dues to serve the common interest of both sides.

It was decided that the delegation of the Kurdistan region to start another visit to Baghdad early next week.

In another paragraph of the meeting, Minister of Finance and Economy Awat Sheikh Janab reported on the mechanism of implementing the Cabinet decision to return all imports to the Ministry of Interior and spending as needed in order to facilitate the work of ministries and projects within the framework of privacy and powers.

Meanwhile, Minister of Municipalities and Tourism Sasan Awni spoke about the project of water meters in houses. With 340 million dinars and an annual rate exceeding 124 billion dinars, causing the loss of 40 megawatts of electricity daily.

The Council of Ministers expressed its support for the continuation of the project of erecting a water meter for each house, and called on citizens to shoulder their responsibilities in preserving water as a national treasure and to end its waste because of the large costs incurred by the government.

At the end of the meeting, Minister of Electricity Kamal Mohammed Saleh presented detailed and detailed explanations on the reasons for reducing the hours of providing citizens with electricity from the national system, which is facing pressure due to excesses and increasing demand with low temperatures in winter. Next




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SULAIMANI — The government of Iraq is expected to send nearly one trillion Iraqi dinars ($838 million) per month to the Kurdistan Region in 2020 after Baghdad and Erbil reach agreement over oil exports and budget, a parliamentarian said.

Coordinator of Financial Committee at the Iraqi parliament Ahmed Safar said the federal government would transfer the total share of the region from the budget for fiscal year 2020 after Erbil exported 250,000 barrels of oil per day through Baghdad.

“Next year will be different for the Kurdistan Region because it hands over the oil,” he told Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)-affiliated media on Wednesday (November 27).

“Baghdad is expected to transfer nearly 1 trillion dinars to the Kurdistan Region according to the budget which Iraq has for the next year,” he added.

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the federal government reached an agreement to resolve their ongoing disagreement over oil on Monday.

The Kurdistan Region is expected to export 250,000 barrels of oil per day through Baghdad to Turkey’s Cihan port in return Baghdad will send the region’s share from the federal budget for 2020.

A Kurdish delegation is expected to visit Baghdad next week to discuss the Kurdistan Region’s share from the federal budget, according to authorities.

Oil is just one of several persistent disagreements between the two governments, which also include security and the disputed areas.

(NRT Digital Media)


Planning: We will resume work on all projects stalled and lagging across the provinces

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Economy News _ Baghdad

The Ministry of Planning, on Monday, its keenness to resume all projects stalled and lagging throughout the provinces.
“The Planning Minister Nuri Sabah al-Dulaimi received this morning the governor of Muthanna, Ahmed exiled,” the ministry’s media office said in a statement received by Al-Iqtisadiah.
“The Minister of Planning discussed during the reception of the governor of Muthanna, the reality of the service province and ways of investing allocations in vital projects and providing jobs through them to young people,” the office added.
Al-Dulaimi said, “The ministry seeks to unify local and international efforts to achieve services in accordance with the priorities of the citizen and his daily need,” pointing to “the ministry’s keenness to resume all stalled and lagging projects in all provinces.”
The minister called on local governments to “make the best use of the cabinet’s decision to grant governors the power to issue direct invitations to companies executing investment projects,” stressing the “importance of choosing specialized companies with high efficiency.”


Kurdistan Council of Ministers held a meeting to discuss the latest developments on the dialogues with Baghdad


Council of Ministers of the

Kurdistan Region


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The Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Region on Wednesday morning held its weekly session under the supervision of the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masroor Barzani, and his deputy Qubad Talabani.

The themes of the session include:

– Discuss the latest developments on the ongoing dialogues between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Federal Government regarding the rights and financial benefits of the region in the budget of 2020.

– Discussing the mechanism of regulating and unifying revenues and all revenues for the Ministry of Finance and Economy.

– Discuss the project of water meters for homes.


Urgent Urgent .. Blaskhart: We will provide next week an important report on what is happening in the yards of the demonstration

Release date:: 2019/11/27 8:49

The United Nations envoy in Iraq, Jenin Blachart, said it would submit an important report to the United Nations on the demonstrations in the country.

A statement by the Iraqi Artists Union said that the Iraqi Artists’ Union President Jabbar Judy and a number of Iraqi artists met with the UN representative Jenin Blacharst in a visit to convey the legitimate demands of the Iraqi people and violations committed against them.

The union demanded that “those who committed heinous crimes against the Iraqi demonstrator be held accountable and the type of poisonous releases and their prohibited substances caused bloodshed and horrible injuries to the bearers of the slogan we want a homeland in addition to targeting them with live bullets.”

He went on to talk about the identity and peacefulness of the demonstrations and the awareness that leads their children and the role played by the Iraqi Artists Union in highlighting the features of peace and the spirit of humanity and the tender that characterized the demonstrators through several cooperative programs in the homeland Square Tahrir Square.

In turn, Blaskhart praised the “clarity, frankness and strength in the speech of the Iraqi Artists’ Association and the role of the Iraqi artist and the syndicate.”

More than 330 people have been killed in the protests and thousands more have been injured in violence and clashes with security forces since protests erupted on October 1 against corruption, widespread unemployment, deteriorating services and public conditions in the country.