Cabinet Secretariat: The Eid holiday begins Thursday and ends next Sunday

Local| 09:07 – 12/05/2021


Baghdad – Mawazine News

The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers set today, Wednesday, the days of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr holiday.
The secretariat said in a statement that Mawazine News received, a copy of it, “The blessed Eid al-Fitr holiday begins on Thursday May 13, 2021 and ends on Sunday May 16, 2021, provided that the procedures for imposing a comprehensive curfew continue. Approved by the Council of Ministers, up to 22/5/2021.Ended 29 / A 87


The office of the highest reference: Friday, the first day of Eid Al-Fitr

05/12/2021 21:02

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Baghdad / The Obelisk: The Office of the Supreme Authority, Ayatollah Sayed Ali al-Sistani, announced, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, that next Thursday is the completion of the month of Ramadan, and Friday is the first day of the happy Eid al-Fitr.

Obelisk publishes the text of the statement:

In the name of of Allah the Merciful 

It has not been proven with His Eminence Al-Sistani (may his shadow) see the crescent with the naked eye in Iraq and the surrounding areas after sunset on Wednesday the 29th of the blessed month of Ramadan. And blessings.

Mr. Sistani’s office – Najaf

Barzani on the occasion of the holiday addressed a message to the components of Iraq

Political| 08:45 – 12/05/2021


Baghdad – Mawazine News

The President of the Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, congratulated, on Wednesday, the Islamic nation, especially the families of the martyrs, on the arrival of Eid al-Fitr, sending a message to all components of Iraq.
Barzani said in a statement: “I extend my warmest congratulations on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr to all Muslims of Kurdistan, Iraq, and the world, especially among them and the families of the martyrs.
He added, “Let us all take the meanings and concepts of the Eid of reconciliation, tolerance and reconciliation with ourselves, with those around us and with everyone, as a principle for our actions, our relationships and our future steps.”
He urged everyone to open a new page based on sharing and acceptance of the other, so that together, we can provide better service to our people and our country, and move towards a better future, towards tranquility and stability, and more protection of rights, freedoms, law and justice.
Barzani added, “Let us take the Eid in the Kurdistan region and all of Iraq as an opportunity to fold the pages of hate and break each other and the rough rhetoric once and for all, and make it, with pure hearts and pure intentions, the starting point for a new beginning based on cohesion, partnership and cooperation between all parties and components in order to solve the contract and problems and overcome crises, Let us all be up to the level of humanitarian and national responsibility. “Ended 29/6 n

How many employees in Kurdistan? What are the reasons for the delay in their salaries? .. Parliamentary Finance answers

Political| 04:02 – 12/05/2021


Baghdad – Mawazine News
The Parliamentary Finance Committee announced, on Wednesday, the determination of the number of employees in the Kurdistan region in the budget, while it revealed the reasons for the delay in the payment of their salaries.
A member of the Finance Committee, MP, Ahmed Al-Hajj, said, according to the official agency, that “the reasons for the delay in paying the salaries of the region’s employees on time and without any cut are due to the fact that the paragraphs pertaining to the region in the budget law are not applicable, as they were established only to give legal cover to sell oil in the region.” , Indicating that “the defect exists on both sides, Baghdad and Erbil.”
He added that “the region’s oil sales are supposed to be evaluated to be deducted from the Kurdistan’s share and the rest is sent by Baghdad, but it has not been sent,” noting that “the region has not also sent 50% of its non-oil imports to Baghdad.”
Al-Hajj pointed out that “the budget specified the number of the region’s employees at 682 thousand employees, but the region says that the number of those who receive salaries is (one million two hundred fifty-five thousand)”, pointing out that “the best solution is everyone’s commitment to the budget law and its implementation.”

The Iraqi Ministry of Oil: talks with Washington and Beijing for gas investment

 Baghdad, May 12, Oman / The Iraqi Ministry of Oil revealed today that it is holding talks with the United States and China to invest gas in Dhi Qar and Maysan, indicating that the Karbala refinery will work to stop the import of oil derivatives. 

Today, the Iraqi News Agency quoted a spokesman for the Ministry of Oil, Assem Jihad, as saying that “Iraq has achieved through investing in gas up to 1500 million cubic meters per day, and as a result the Ministry of Oil has begun to develop plans, including  

The announcement of an investment plan worth 3 billion in the Basra Oil Company, which will achieve an increase in gas investment, as well as an increase in production up to 40% of the national production. ” 

He pointed out that “the ministry will soon sign with Baker Hughes, one of the arms of General Electric, to invest all the gas in Dhi Qar province,” noting that “the ministry has agreed with a Chinese company to invest the gas located in  

Governorate of Mesan”. 

He added that “the governorates of Maysan and Dhi Qar will add up to 500 million cubic meters per day,” noting that “there are advanced discussions with Total in the Artawiyah gas investment field, and as a first stage they will start with an increase in production up to 300 million cubic meters in a record time, and this would make This will be reflected on gas investment, which will positively affect national gas production. ” 

Jihad said, “The ministry has made a great achievement in the Karbala oil refinery project in the Karbala province, which is one of the most promising projects and a quantum leap in the manufacturing industry and the refineries.” 

He mentioned that “the completion rate of the Karbala refinery project is currently around 90%, and it is hoped that the trial operation stages will start early next year, which will stop the import after operating this refinery, in addition to other projects.”

Al-Rasheed announces the opening of a number of its branches during Eid Al-Fitr

Economie| 12:40 – 12/05/2021


BAGHDAD – Mawazine News
, Al-Rasheed Bank announced, on Wednesday, that a number of its branches will open during Eid Al-Fitr.
The media office stated in a statement, of which Mawazine News received a copy, that “in order to continue providing the service and under the direction of the General Manager Basem Abd Ali Yusef, it was decided to open a number of bank branches during Eid Al Fitr.”
The bank added that “working hours will continue during the days of Eid to pay the dues and salaries of (Nakheel) card holders,” indicating that “the branches that will open during the holiday include:
1- Baghdad (Al-Bayaa / Al-Yarmouk / Twentieth Revolution / the Great Imam)
2- Babylon (Hilla) branch
3- Karbala (Al-Hussein)
Branch 4- Al-Najaf Branch (Al-Rawda)
5- Al-Diwaniyah (Al Furat)
6- Al-Muthanna (Al-Samawah)
7- Wasit (Wasit)
8- Maysan (Al-Karamah)
9- Al-Tamim (June 1)
10- Dhi Qar) Irido)
11- Basra (Qurna / Zubair / Thawra Street)
12- Anbar (Haditha / Hit / Amiriyat al-Fallujah)
13- Salah al-Din (Shishin / Samarra)
14- Diyala (Ashnona / Khanaqin)
15- Nineveh (Al-Jazeera).

A Kurdish delegation prepares to visit Baghdad to discuss the region’s funds in the budget

14:30 – 12/05/20210

The information / Baghdad ..
The Parliamentary Finance Committee revealed, on Wednesday, the completion of the federal government’s readiness to hand over Kurdistan’s dues within the budget, indicating that a Kurdish delegation will visit Baghdad to reach an understanding on the mechanisms of launch.
“A technical delegation from the Kurdistan region will visit the capital, Baghdad, after Eid Al-Fitr, to discuss the mechanism for implementing Article (11) of the budget law for the current year,” said Shirwan Mirza, a member of the committee.
Mirza added, “Federal Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi confirmed the completion of the readiness to distribute the sections of exchange included in the budget, including the Kurdistan region,” explaining that “the region is waiting to send its share of the budget for this month.”
He pointed out that “Article (11) does not provide for the delivery of crude oil to the Kurdistan region. Rather, the quantity is established, and the mechanism for implementing this paragraph will be determined. Will it be calculated by clearing and deducting the oil from the region’s share of the budget and disbursing the remainder, or depositing the region’s sold oil in a bank account for the benefit of Federal government. ”Ended / 25 d

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The Iraqi Finance Minister looses the hand of the director of the Rafidain Bank and transfers him to a new position .. (Document)

PoliticsMinister of FinanceHand decodingDirector of Al-Rafidain Bank 2021-05-12 06:39A-AA +

Shafaq News / The Minister of Finance, Ali Abdul Amir Allawi, directed the release of the General Director of Al-Rafidain Bank, Hussein Ali Muheisen Agency.

According to an official letter appended to the minister’s signature and dated on the tenth of this March, he also directed that Muhaisin be transferred to the position of Director General of the Iraqi Banking Services Company as an agency.

The book did not explain the reason for this administrative procedure, and Shafaq News was not able to communicate with an official in the Ministry of Finance.