Iraqi Council of Ministers
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Shafaq News / The Iraqi Council of Ministers held, on Tuesday, a regular session headed by Mustafa Al-Kazemi, during which the latest developments in the country were discussed, in addition to discussing the topics included in its agenda, during which six new decisions were taken.
According to a statement issued by his office, received by Shafaq News, Al-Kazimi confirmed at the beginning of the session that there were attempts to obstruct the work of the government in light of the many challenges facing the country, and that the government had succeeded in preventing the economic and financial collapse of the country, and it took an important reform step represented by the white paper This contributed to continuing to pay salaries regularly, after there were those who were betting on the collapse of the situation.
He indicated that the central bank’s reserves had grown and increased by four billion dollars, after accusations by the government that it would bankrupt the reserve, stressing that the government was able to limit the corruption of the notorious currency auction, and it has become a thing of the past.
Al-Kazemi directed all ministers not to repeat the mistakes of previous governments in dealing with strategic files, and not to deal with bureaucracy with these important files, which leads to disrupting the provision of services to citizens and the completion of projects, stressing the importance of diagnosing challenges and not giving in to them, and working to overcome obstacles and move forward in stages XD.
The Prime Minister also directed the ministries of health, finance and planning to work towards ending the file of hospitals that have been lagging since 2009 and before, and to make the utmost efforts to accomplish them. He also directed his Excellency to deal with the purchase of vaccines directly with countries and manufacturers, and to prevent dealing absolutely with intermediary companies.
On foreign affairs, Al-Kazemi stressed that Iraq has succeeded in returning to its important role externally, and that there is great confidence in it now, for the important roles it played in the field of appeasement and dialogue.
The Minister of Health and Environment presented a report on the developments of the work of the Committee for Promoting Governmental Measures in the areas of prevention and control of health and awareness regarding limiting the spread of the Coronavirus, as well as the government efforts and the efforts of the Ministry of Health to confront the pandemic in light of the increasing number of cases of the disease.
After the Council of Ministers discussed what was included in its agenda, it issued the following decisions:
First / The Ministry of Finance finances the amount of trusts (11664921600) dinars, only eleven billion six hundred and sixty-four million nine hundred and twenty-one thousand and six hundred dinars, for the purpose of spending them on hospital projects run by the Turkish company from the Ministry of Finance / Accounting Department as an exception from the instructions, and the Ministry of Health By completing the necessary legal procedures and settlement procedures.
Second: Approving the controls of replacing medical devices and equipment from the Ministry of Planning, and accompanying its letter numbered (4/7/1434 in 1/20/2021), as an exception to the public auction procedures stipulated in the Law on Sale and Leasing of State Funds (21 of 2013). Health and its departments Replace medical devices and equipment after having an economic and technical feasibility, and in a way that guarantees advertising and competition between advanced companies.
Third / Approval of the recommendations with numbers (2,3,4) confirmed in the Ministry of Health book numbered number (1114) on 3/2/2021 attached to it.
Fourth / The Ministry of Finance funded an amount of $ 15,000 from the Ministry of Water Resources’s allocations for the account of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water, for the value of the ministry’s participation in the council for the years (2019, 2020, 2021) as a voluntary contribution.
Fifth / Approval of the recommendation of the Ministerial Council for Human Development regarding the framework of the technical and professional qualifications framework system for Iraq, according to the following:
Approving the framework of the technical and professional qualifications framework system for Iraq, taking into consideration the comments of cabinet members during the session.
Sixth / Approval of the following:
1- Authorizing the Director General of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority and the agency of Mr. (Nael Saad Abdul Hadi) the authority to negotiate and sign the amendment of Article 22 of the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Government of the Republic of Serbia, based on the provisions of Article (80 / Clause Six) of the Constitution.
2- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs prepares the necessary authorization document in the name of the Government of the Republic of Iraq for the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority and agency, according to the approved contexts, and submits it to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers in order to obtain the signature of the Prime Minister.