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Shafaq News / The Iraqi Council of Ministers headed by Mustafa Al-Kazemi held its regular session today, Tuesday, during which he discussed 17 files and took decisions about them.
According to a statement by Al-Kazemi’s media office, which was reported to Shafaq News, the council discussed the topics on its agenda and took the necessary decisions regarding them, according to the following :
1- The Council discussed the latest developments in the work of the Committee to Promote Governmental Actions in the areas of prevention, health control and awareness regarding limiting the spread of Corona Virus, which is formed according to Diwaniyah Order 217 of 2020 .
2- The Council approved the recommendations of the Ministerial Council for Human Development, and agreed to establish new halls to treat cancerous diseases, in accordance with the following decisions :
A- Create additional lounges to treat cancer patients at the National Hope Hospital, and similar ones in the National Cancer Center, as well as expand treatment of other types of cancer and thyroid diseases .
B – Establishing nuclear medicine centers in the governorates of (Basra, Najaf, Nineveh, Babil, and Anbar), according to the plan prepared for the Najaf Governorate, and assigning the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research – Department of Handling of Hazardous Substances and Atomic Energy Directorates to establish radioactive waste disposal systems, according to the model Previously applied at the National Hope Hospital .
C- Expedite the establishment of nuclear research centers to meet the requirements and needs of the aforementioned centers, from radioisotopes as well as radioactive iodine .
D- Excluding the process of importing radioactive materials and their systems from the routine procedures used in the Kimadia company, and handing them over to the beneficiary upon their arrival at the border outlets, to avoid the damage caused by these procedures .
E- Benefiting from the support provided by the European Union, which will be supervised by the Ministry of Health, provided for nuclear activities, in the provision of radiological systems and the training of staff .
F- The Ministry of Health and Environment and the governorates take the necessary measures regarding the above decisions .
G- Opening a special account to support cancer research centers .
3- Approving the payment of an amount (Eidiya), amounting to (75,000), seventy five thousand dinars, for the slice of the poor who fall under the umbrella of social welfare, on the occasion of the upcoming Eid al-Adha holiday, according to what was stated in the book of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs No. 1353 on July 26, 2020 .
4- Amortization of the debts owed by the beneficiaries of the social protection network benefits, which numbered (17552) families from all governorates, according to the details mentioned in the letter of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs No. 1392 on July 27, 2020 .
5- Approving the recommendations of the committee to settle the subject of the lecturers and employees on the temporary owners without the accompanying financial cover attached to the letter of the Ministry of Planning numbered on the number SP / 1/2/493 on 27 July 2020 .
6- Appointing graduates of medical colleges, and the Ministry of Health coordinates with the Ministry of Finance to implement this decision, and a committee headed by the Minister of Planning and membership of the two masters of the ministries of finance and health is formed for the purpose of setting up mechanisms to provide allocations .
7- Approving the Ministerial Energy’s recommendation regarding the Ministry of Electricity contracting with Al-Aqsa Energy Supply Company with a capacity of (200 MW), and on a line (132 kV ), to Nineveh Governorate, for a period of three months starting from the date of issuing this decision, and from the allocations of the Ministry of Oil .
8- Referring the Al-Khairat Steam Station project to the Hyundai company coalition, for its importance in producing electricity, and ensuring the operation of the Karbala refinery .
9 – The ministries of Finance, Electricity, and Oil define a mechanism to secure 15% of the contract’s value, and consider it a condition of entry into force of the loan amounting to ($ 225 million), only two hundred and twenty five million dollars .
10- Approving the Ministerial Energy’s recommendation regarding the FCC project , to develop the Basra Refinery according to the following :
Approval of what was stated in the Ministry of Oil’s letter numbered number / / 244, on July 27, 2020, regarding the project of fracturing the auxiliary factor (FCC) for the development of the Basra Refinery, according to the financial powers of the contract, with the commitment of both parties to the contract to the terms of the announced tender (ITB) , prepared by Masafi Company South and agreed with the Japanese JICA .
11- Approve the subject of operating the accompanying oxygen production plant in connection with the Ministry of Transport’s letter No. 1409 on June 30, 2020 .
12- The Council agreed to amend paragraph (First / 4) of Cabinet Resolution No. 453 of 2019, according to the following :
With regard to private sector goods, the General Authority of Customs must apply the provisions of Article (215) of the Customs Law No. 23 of 1984, and its amendments when the original list described in Article 27 of the aforementioned law is not presented, or provide documents and documents in violation of what is stipulated in the article (27 / Third), and the amount of the fine (750,000, only seven hundred and fifty thousand dinars), for each document not duly authenticated by the competent authority, including the certificate of origin, or unlicensed invoices .
13- The Council decided not to approve the approval of the Ministry of Agriculture for the qualitative specification of the previous agricultural season for the receipt of the barley crop, in order to give farmers and farmers sufficient time to pay attention to the qualitative specifications of the barley crop for the next season upon receipt to match the required standard .
14- Allowing the export of barley crop through the private sector .
15- Adoption of the new crop standard for the next year .
16- The Minister of Finance authorizes the authority to extinguish the late fines and land wages in Iraqi ports arising from the German Agency for International Cooperation, which amounts to (848686 dollars), only eight hundred and forty eight thousand six hundred and eighty six dollars, for the mechanisms provided by the said agency to the Ministry of Construction, Housing, Municipalities and Works The public, according to the provisions of Law No. 14 of 1968, and the Federal Financial Administration Law No. 6 of 2019 .
17- Empowering the Iraqi ambassador accredited to the United States of America to negotiate and sign a memorandum of understanding between the government of the Republic of Iraq and the Hoover Institution – Stanford University, regarding the restoration of original Iraqi documents of the past regime period .