The Council of Ministers holds its regular session and takes a number of decisions, including approving the draft of the flag service law

Baghdad The Council of Ministers held its thirty-third regular session, headed by Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and took a number of decisions.

At the beginning of the session, Al-Kadhimi stressed the preparation of all election requirements, calling on social actors to urge citizens to participate widely in the elections, pointing out that the decline in participation in the previous elections was one of the reasons that led to many problems.

He said, “the government has set Iraq’s interest as a primary goal, and has been keen that Iraq control its security, politics and economy away from any form of interference, and work to consolidate relations of cooperation with its regional and international surroundings, on the basis of mutual respect for sovereignty.”

Al-Kadhimi pointed to the success of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, which was held a few days ago, in the presence of brothers and friends, and received local, regional and global resonance, stressing: “Iraq is taking the right direction in combating corruption, and has made great progress in this file, despite political interference, and the service file has An important share of the government program, and what we promised to accomplish is being achieved.

He praised the return of the Sadrist movement to participate in the elections, and considered it a good step in adding momentum to the elections, calling on all the boycotters to return and participate in the elections.

Al-Kadhimi stressed the activation of the Future Generations Fund, to secure the future of Iraq, away from dependence on oil wealth, which will not be dominant throughout life, noting: “Many countries have begun to search for alternative and clean energies.”

During the session, the epidemiological report of the Corona pandemic was reviewed, the developments of 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 procedures of the Ministry of Health, in facing the pandemic, providing medical services to the infected, and its efforts to secure vaccines.

After discussing the topics on the agenda, the Council of Ministers issued several decisions including the approval of the draft flag service law, which was reviewed by the State Consultative Council, and referred to the House of Representatives, based on the provisions of Articles (61  Clause First, and 80  Clause Two) of the Constitution, taking into account the note of the legal department in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers established under Its memorandum numbered (MDQ2231169 LC) dated April 8, 2021. .


Source: National Iraqi News Agency