Decisions of the first session of the Council of Ministers headed by Al-Kazemi [expanded]

Decisions of the first session of the Council of Ministers headed by Al-Kazemi [expanded]

9/5/2020 17:20

Decisions of the first session of the Council of Ministers headed by Al-Kazemi[Baghdad-Ain]
The Council of Ministers held its first regular session, today, Saturday, May 9, 2020, headed by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi.
A statement to his office stated, “At the beginning of the session, the Prime Minister welcomed the members of the government, calling for serious work in the service of their people.”
“The value of our work is achieving success in the difficult situation and turning the crisis into an opportunity and hope,” Al-Kazimi said.
On the issue of the elections, Al-Kazemi stressed that “one of the priorities of this government is to secure safe and sound conditions for the conduct of the elections, and we support the work of the Independent High Electoral Commission, which is a true partner of the government to reach fair and fair elections.”
“The cabinet also discussed its working mechanisms, economic and health conditions, and issues prepared for its agenda, and the cabinet approved the following decisions: –
First / empowering the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance to release the salaries of retirees.
Second / Revoking the previous Cabinet Resolution No. [97] of the year 2020 on the subject of stopping the financing, in addition to approving the draft domestic and foreign borrowing law to finance the fiscal deficit for the year 2020 and referring it to the House of Representatives in accordance with the provisions of constitutional articles.
Third / The Ministry of Transport and Culture to renegotiate with hotel managers for the purpose of reducing room rates in hotels, and the food rests with the Ministry of Health to accommodate returnees from abroad for the purpose of booking them in those hotels.
Fourth / Requesting the House of Representatives to complete the vote on the new election law and send it to the Presidency of the Republic for the purpose of bringing it into effect after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Fifth: Providing logistical support and providing all the capabilities available to the Independent High Electoral Commission to enable it to hold elections after fixing their date.
Sixth: The ministries and entities not affiliated with the Ministry of Cooperation with the Independent High Electoral Commission by providing human staff to carry out the electoral process.
Seventh: Amending the Law on Parties to lead to the regulation of the legal status of parties ’work on democratic national foundations that guarantee political pluralism and democratic transformation

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