Baghdad Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi chaired, today, Tuesday, the thirty-second regular session of the Council of Ministers, during which they discussed the developments of the situation in the country, discussed topics on the agenda, and issued a package of decisions related to the oil and electricity sectors.
At the beginning of the session, the Prime Minister presented a summary of the results of his recent visit to the State of Kuwait, which was crowned with success, in which many issues related to the development of relations and the development of the level of joint cooperation between the two countries were discussed, as well as a number of outstanding issues between the two sides, which it was agreed to treat it by various means.
Al-Kadhimi stressed: “The country faces several challenges, and therefore everyone must unite and proceed on the path of reform, as it is the only way to develop the country’s reality, and alleviate the suffering of the citizens.”
He referred to the Baghdad Conference, which will be the culmination of Iraq’s diplomatic efforts, and an affirmation of the government’s keenness to develop Iraq’s foreign relations, which have reached a distinguished level, and the Iraqi government has been accepted at the international level.
The Prime Minister stated that the government has completed all the special requirements for holding the upcoming elections, and providing the means available for their success, stressing the government’s determination to hold the elections on their scheduled date on the tenth of next October.”
Al-Kadhimi stressed the importance of laying the foundation for the establishment of the Generations Fund, which aims to secure the future of future generations, and the government can adopt it within the economic reform policy that it has embarked on; as a way to develop the Iraqi economy to serve the country’s present and future.
The session witnessed a review of the epidemiological report of the Corona pandemic, developments in the work of the committee to strengthen government measures in the areas of prevention and health awareness control, to limit the spread of the virus, and the great efforts made by the Ministry of Health, in facing the pandemic, and securing medical services for the infected, as well as its efforts in providing vaccines, urging Citizens to take the vaccine through vaccination outlets.
After discussing the topics on the agenda, the Council of Ministers issued a package of decisions, including the Cabinet’s approval, the recommendation of the Ministerial Council for Energy (109 of 2021) on the issue of restructuring the participation of BP and Petrogina in the service contract for the Rumaila/Basra Oil Company field.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency