1,178 Policy 10/12/2020 21:51
Baghdad Today – Baghdad
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi made, on Monday 10/12/2020, the first statement after his meeting with the political forces regarding the “white reform paper”.
Al-Kazemi said in a tweet on his Twitter account, “The white reform paper that we presented today to the political forces is a project for a solution to the chronic economic management crisis, complete dependence on oil and not to diversify sources of income.”
He added, “The interaction of the brothers in the political forces with the paper and its proposals betrays a responsibility towards our people that deserves to be praised.”
Today, Monday, Al-Kazemi held a meeting with the political blocs, in the presence of the Speaker of Parliament Muhammad Al-Halbousi and the President of the Supreme Judicial Council, Faiq Zaidan, to discuss the reform paper.
During the meeting, according to a statement by the Al-Kazemi Media Office, which was attended by the Minister of Finance and Planning, “a discussion of the reform white paper on overcoming the economic challenges that the country is going through, especially with regard to the financial aspect.”
Al-Kazemi pointed to “the size of the challenges facing Iraq, whether at the health level and the repercussions of the Corona pandemic, or at the economic level and stifling financial crisis, or at the level of major security challenges, and he stressed that despite the pressures and obstacles that the government is facing, it is determined to work hard.” To overcome the ordeal. ”
He indicated that “the government has assigned specific duties that culminate in early elections, and a date has been set for them, and the election law has been finalized, and work is continuing with the election commission and the concerned authorities, to conduct the elections on time, and thus we have responded to the will of our people and our rational reference.”
He stressed that “addressing economic challenges is not an easy task, and that the current crisis is systematic, not related to this government and its procedures, and it needs real and radical reform and long-term plans to overcome them, stressing the need for integration in work between the authorities to achieve what we seek.”
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi reviewed “the reform paper, indicating that it is a preliminary paper that needs everyone’s efforts to develop it, and to benefit from existing expertise, in order to translate it into a reality for long-term work.”
He stressed that “the white paper represents the beginning of economic reform, and although it is lengthy and includes some measures, it will be a base upon which we can develop the future vision of the country, expressing his hope that the House of Representatives will discuss and approve the reform paper in principle, to be a general framework for real action.” Jad can boost the Iraqi economy. ”