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