The Cabinet issues several decisions

political| 07:36 – 13/07/2021

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Baghdad – Mawazine News
, on Tuesday, the Council of Ministers issued several decisions, including regarding the tragedy of Al-Hussein Hospital in Dhi Qar.
A statement by the Office of the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, received / Mawazine News / a copy of it, stated that “the latter chaired the twenty-seventh regular session of the Council of Ministers, which was devoted to discussing the painful incident of Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital in Nasiriyah, as well as discussing the topics on the agenda.”
At the beginning of the session, Al-Kazemi offered his sincere condolences and great sympathy to the families of the martyrs and the wounded in the catastrophe of Al-Hussein Hospital (peace be upon him) in Nasiriyah, and the council read Surat Al-Fatihah standing for mercy on the souls of the martyrs, and directed to expedite the completion of the transactions of their rights to their families and to deport critical cases of the wounded out of Iraq.
And Al-Kazemi indicated that the responsibility is multiplied by the recurrence of such painful incidents, which coincide with attempts to disrupt the national electricity network and blow up energy transmission towers, and some attempt to destabilize internal security and spread chaos and question the Iraqi national decision, in addition to the great economic challenges the country faces.
He affirmed that great steps have been taken in holding the abuser accountable and addressing the defect, as happened the previous time, which is our responsibility towards our people and the families of the martyrs in particular, stressing that the negligent people and those who manipulate the lives of citizens are held accountable according to the law.
Al-Kazemi stressed that the incident of Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital in Nasiriyah indicates the
structural defect in the administrative structure of the state, where errors are not employed and followed up in order to develop effective treatments, indicating the urgent need to launch a comprehensive administrative reform, the most important of which involves separating administrative work from political influence.
He said that the investigation that we directed with will lead to the identification of the direct culprits, expressing his hope that the negligence was not intentional, as our patriotism never accepts the idea that an Iraqi deliberately kills his brother for a political goal, or that the benefit and position lead to recklessness and disregard for blood, or pushing towards an explosion. Electric power towers to prove a certain point of view and thwart the workers in their country, stressing the intolerance of the corrupt and those who manipulate the lives of citizens, regardless of their affiliations and characteristics.
The Prime Minister made it clear that there is systematic obstruction and deliberate media attacks in every step of reform and fighting corruption taken by the government, stressing the continuation of achieving reform and confronting attempts to abort and distort it.
He also stressed that the government had previously submitted to the House of Representatives a candidate for the position of Minister of Health, and is awaiting a vote on it, so that the Ministry of Health does not remain working without a minister for a long time.
In the context of the session, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity presented a detailed report on the status of the electrical system in the country, the efforts of the Ministry to increase energy production, and the obstacles facing the Ministry of Electricity represented by the continued targeting of power transmission towers by terrorist groups and sabotage gangs, and the burden it poses to the Ministry and exacerbates the suffering of the citizens.
The Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, directed the necessity to work with utmost efforts in order to secure the electricity supply for citizens, and alleviate their suffering with the summer conditions. He also stressed that the maintenance departments in all electricity directorates should double their efforts and provide services to citizens, and his sovereignty confirmed that the security forces continue their work in Pursuing gangs targeting energy towers, thwarting several attempts to detonate them and arresting a number of criminals.
In its session for today, the Council of Ministers hosted the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Electoral Commission and the administrative agents of the ministries and agencies
to provide support to the Commission in its tasks as directed by the Prime Minister.
Al-Kazemi renewed his assurances of providing unlimited support to the commission, and the need for the ministries to mobilize their efforts to provide all facilities for the commission’s work in a way that helps ensure the success of holding the elections with high flow and wide participation.
After the Council of Ministers discussed the topics on the agenda, it issued the following decisions:
First / Including the victims of the fire accident in Al-Hussein Hospital in the law on pension rights for the deceased employees of the Ministry of Health with medical, health and administrative professions, based on the provisions of Article (1/Second) of the law same.
Second/
Based on the provisions of Article (106) of the Constitution, and the provisions of Article (7/First) of the Law of the General Authority for Monitoring the Allocation of Federal Revenues (55 of 2017), and for the purpose of activating the work of the aforementioned authority, it was decided the following:
– Nominate representatives of the federal government from the ministries of (Finance). / Director General of Budget and Oil / Director General of the Economic and Planning Department / Director General of Poverty Reduction Strategy).
Nominate one representative for each of the governorates that are not organized into a region.
Nominate one representative for each governorate of the Kurdistan Region.
Third/ Approval of the recommendation of the Ministerial Council of Economy regarding the project to rehabilitate the Baghdad/ Haditha line, which is confirmed according to the accompanying minutes, linking the letter of the Ministry of Planning numbered with the number (W.S./1/2/277), dated April 6, 2021.
Fourth/ Approval of the following:
– Authorizing the Minister of Finance (Ali Haider Abdul Amir Allawi), the power to negotiate and sign a draft agreement to avoid double taxation and prevent tax evasion imposed on income and capital between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Government of the Republic of Ukraine, based on the provisions of Article (18/sixth) of the Constitution .
– The Ministry of Foreign Affairs prepares the necessary authorization document on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Iraq for the Minister of Finance, 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.
Fifth/ Approval of the following:
1- Authorizing the Minister of Justice (Salar Abdul Sattar Muhammad) the authority to sign the Arab Convention to Prevent and Combat Human Cloning, based on the provisions of Article (80/sixth) of the Constitution.
2- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs prepares the necessary authorization document on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Iraq for the Minister of Justice, 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.
Sixth/ For the purpose of completing the quorum of the National Oil Company’s board of directors and
carrying out its work, the Cabinet approved the following: – Appointing the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil for Distribution Affairs Hamid Younis Al-Zoba’i, with the duties of the First Deputy for Technical Affairs in the National Oil Company in addition to his duties.
Appointing the Director General of the Legal Department, Laith Abdul-Hussein Al-Shaher, with the tasks of the second deputy for administrative, financial and legal affairs in the National Oil Company, in addition to his duties.
Seventh / agree to the following:
1- Approving the recommendations of the National Committee for writing treaty reports of the conventions to which Iraq is a party, and non-treaty reports, and responding to the observations and recommendations that are included in their regard, concerned with the issue of human rights, regarding the report of the Republic of Iraq on the Arab Charter on Human Rights, taking into account the notes of the legal department in the secretariat General Council of Ministers.
2- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs sends the aforementioned report to the relevant committees in the relevant Arab and international organizations, in accordance with the deadlines for submitting reports on international agreements. Ended 29/h

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The Iraqi governorates that decided to suspend official working hours next Thursday

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Baghdad today – Baghdad

announced that five Iraqi governorates will suspend official working hours in their official departments and institutions, next Thursday. 

The governorates of Najaf, Wasit, Dhi Qar, Babil and Anbar decided to suspend official working hours on Thursday due to the high temperatures. 

The Iraqi government announced the suspension of official working hours on Wednesday, July 14, on the occasion of the establishment of the Iraqi state. 

It is noteworthy that the weather in Iraq is witnessing a rise in temperatures, starting from the evening of Thursday, July 15, the first day of the “warm” period.

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Kurdistan adds two more days to Eid al-Adha holiday

Kurdistan womenKurdistan RegionEid al-Adha 2021-07-13 11:31A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Kurdistan Regional Government added, on Tuesday, two more days to Eid al-Adha holiday, declaring July 18 and 19 an official holiday.

And a brief statement of the government received by Shafaq News stated that it decided to consider the days of 20, 21 and 22 this July as an official holiday on the occasion of the blessed Eid al-Adha, confirming the addition of 18 and 19 of the same month as an official holiday so that the total holiday days would be five days, starting from July 18 and ending on the 22nd of it.

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Kurdistan Regional Government sets Eid al-Adha holiday

Kurdistan womenKurdistan RegionbreakingEid holiday 2021-07-13 09:39A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Department of Information and Information in the Kurdistan Regional Government has set the official holiday in government departments and institutions on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

The department said in a statement today, that the Eid al-Adha holiday is four days, starting from the 20th of July until the 22nd of the same month.

She explained that Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are official holidays in government departments and institutions, in addition to the Friday holiday.

The Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs in the Kurdistan Region announced that Tuesday, July 20, is the first day of Eid al-Adha

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Arab and international solidarity with Iraq over the fire incident at Al-Hussein Hospital

Tuesday 13 July 2021 | 02:32 PM| Number of readings: 192

On Tuesday (July 13, 2021), several Arab and international countries announced their solidarity and condolences to the government and people of Iraq, over the fire incident at Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital in Nasiriyah, the capital of Dhi Qar Governorate .At least 64 people were killed and dozens of others were injured, according to the latest statistics, in a fire that broke out in a patient isolation center at Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital in the center of Nasiriyah, 300 km south of Baghdad . Subsequently, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi announced a general mourning in Iraq, considering the victims as martyrs, and forming a committee to investigate the incident, while the Speaker of Parliament, Muhammad Al-Halbousi, announced the allocation of the parliament session scheduled to be held today, to study options regarding what happened at Al-Hussein Hospital .On Tuesday (July 13, 2021), Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh expressed his condolences to the Iraqi government and people over the fire incident at Imam Hussein Hospital in Nasiriyah .According to Iranian media, Khatibzadeh said that “Tehran is ready to send medical and treatment aid to the injured in the accident,” and offered his condolences to “the families of the dead and wounded in the accident .”On Tuesday (July 13, 2021), the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs expressed its condolences to Iraq over the fire incident at Al-Hussein Hospital in Nasiriyah .The ministry said, according to Jordanian media, that “we express our deepest condolences and sincere sympathy to the government and people of brotherly Iraq for the victims of the Al Hussein Hospital fire in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar yesterday, Monday, which resulted in the death and injury of dozens .”The official spokesman for the ministry, Ambassador Dhaifallah Ali Al-Fayez, affirmed the Kingdom’s solidarity with “brotherly Iraq in this painful affliction,” expressing the Kingdom’s condolences to the families of the victims and wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured .On Tuesday (July 13, 2021), the Organization of Islamic Cooperation expressed its condolences and solidarity with the Iraqi people following the fire incident at Al Hussein Teaching Hospital in Dhi Qar Governorate .According to what was reported by the Saudi newspaper, Al-Riyadh, “The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims and the leadership and people of the Republic of Iraq over the fire incident at the Isolation Hospital in Dhi Qar Governorate .”Al-Othaimeen added, “We ask the Almighty God to bless the deceased with His mercy and enter them into His vast gardens, and to inspire their families patience and solace. He also expressed his wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured .”The Secretary-General affirmed: “The Organization of Islamic Cooperation stands and stands in solidarity with the Republic of Iraq in this difficult circumstance .”Al-Azhar offered its imam, scholars, professors and students, on Tuesday (July 13, 2021), its sincere condolences and sincere sympathy to brotherly Iraq, leadership, government and people, for the victims of the fire of the sick isolation center at Imam Hussein Hospital in Dhi Qar Governorate .According to what was reported by Egyptian media, “Al-Azhar shares the Iraqi people’s condolences in this great affliction, praying to God to preserve Iraq, to spare its people all harm and evil, and to make this affliction the last of the tragedies that this ancient Arab people are subjected to .”The Sheikh of Al-Azhar also offered his “sincere condolences to the families of the victims, praying to the Almighty God to bless the victims with his mercy and forgiveness, and to grant their families and relatives patience and solace, and to grant the injured a speedy recovery, we belong to God and to Him we shall return .”On Tuesday (July 13, 2021), the US ambassador to Baghdad, Matthew Tueller, expressed his “deep sadness” to hear the news of the Hussein Hospital fire, which killed 64 people .” I am deeply saddened to hear the news of the horrific fire at Al-Hussein Hospital in Nasiriyah , and my deepest condolences to the victims, ” Tueller said in a statement .”Our prayers are with all of us at the US Mission in Iraq with the families of those missing, the brave first responders, and the medical staff who are caring for the wounded. The United States remains committed to supporting our Iraqi partners as they respond to this tragedy as well as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic .”On Tuesday (July 13, 2021), the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, offered condolences to the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, and Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, for the fire incident at Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital in Nasiriyah .And the official Kuwaiti News Agency “KUNA” said, “The Emir of the country, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, sent cables of condolences to his brother, President Barham Salih, President of the brotherly Republic of Iraq, and to his brother, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, Prime Minister of the brotherly Republic of Iraq, in which he expressed his sincere and sincere condolences.” He offered his condolences to the victims of the fire that broke out in the Imam Hussein Teaching Hospital in the city of Nasiriyah, which resulted in the fall of many victims and injured, asking God Almighty to bless the victims of this tragic accident with his mercy and forgiveness and to dwell in his vast gardens and grant the injured a speedy recovery and full health .The Deputy Emir of Qatar, Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, offered his condolences to the victims of the fire at Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital, in the city of Nasiriyah, which killed 64 citizens .According to the Qatari Al-Raya Agency, “The Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani sent a cable of condolences to both President Barham Salih, President of the sisterly Republic of Iraq, and Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, for the victims of the fire at Al Hussein Teaching Hospital in Dhi Qar Governorate,” wishing “for the injured Get well soon .”On Tuesday (July 13, 2021), the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered its condolences to Iraq over the fire incident at Al-Hussein Hospital in Nasiriyah, declaring the Kingdom’s full solidarity with Iraq.The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement, “We express our deep sorrow for the fire incident that broke out in Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital in Nasiriyah, and the resulting deaths and injuries .”The Ministry affirmed, “The Kingdom’s stand and its full solidarity with the Republic of Iraq and the brotherly Iraqi people in this great affliction,” expressing “the Kingdom’s sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the deceased, to Iraq’s leadership, government and people, with its wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured.”

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Kurdistan Regional Government sets Eid al-Adha holiday

KurdistanKurdistan RegionbreakingEid holiday 2021-07-13 07:56A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Department of Information and Information in the Kurdistan Regional Government has set the official holiday in government departments and institutions on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

The department said in a statement today, that the Eid al-Adha holiday is four days, starting from the 20th of July until the 22nd of the same month.

She explained that Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are official holidays in government departments and institutions, in addition to the Friday holiday.

The Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs in the Kurdistan Region announced that Tuesday, July 20, is the first day of Eid al-Adha.

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