Parliament votes on health insurance laws and certification equivalency and ends reading eight more {extended}

Parliament votes on health insurance laws and certification equivalency and ends reading eight more {extended}

10/29/2020 00:25:52

Parliament votes on health insurance laws and certification equivalency and ends reading eight more(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The House of Representatives voted in its 17th session, which was held under the chairmanship of the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hassan Karim Al Kaabi, on Wednesday, with the presence of 180 deputies on two laws, and ended the reading and discussion of eight draft laws and proposals.
At the beginning of the session, MP Burhan Al-Mamouri read a statement denouncing the treacherous terrorist incident that targeted a number of citizens in Diyala Governorate, condoling the martyrdom of five people from the Khailaniyah village in Al-Muqdadiyah district, including Sheikh Ali Fadalah Al-Kaabi, and the injury of two others, noting that the security breaches warn of the danger of gangs vulnerabilities The terrorist attacks in separate areas of the governorate, blaming the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces responsible for this heinous crime and other violations.
And he called for providing protection for citizens and opening an urgent investigation to uncover the circumstances of the terrorist incident, holding accountable the military force holding the land and neglecting its duty, compensating the families of the victims, and pursuing the perpetrators to obtain their punishment.
In the same regard, Al-Kaabi referred to holding a close meeting with the Prime Minister Al-Kazemi in the presence of the Parliamentary Security and Defense Committee and representatives from Diyala Governorate, to discuss the security breaches that occurred in the province.
The House of Representatives completed the vote on the proposed health insurance law submitted by the Health Committee to ensure the quality of health services and citizens’ access to them everywhere in the homeland and at any time and to reduce the financial burdens of citizens, reduce poverty and achieve the principle of social solidarity and health justice stipulated in the constitution to enhance the application of the insurance law Health services properly, and the health departments and their separation from the governorates, so that the governorates enjoy equal health services.
The House of Representatives voted on the proposed law on the equivalence of Arab and foreign academic degrees and degrees submitted by the Legal, Higher Education and Scientific Research Committees in order to strengthen the education center as it is a basic factor for the advancement of society and to encourage scientific research for peaceful purposes in the service of humanity and to care for outstanding, creative and innovative people and to urge obtaining higher degrees with Maintaining scientific sobriety, simplifying procedures for equivalency and evaluation of certificates and academic degrees, adopting objective standards, and ensuring the right to object and grievance against evaluation and equivalence decisions.
In another matter, Al-Kaabi directed the House of Representatives to host the Minister of Finance, the Chairman of Customs and Taxes and the Director General of Public Retirement to discuss the white paper on economic reforms and the draft fiscal deficit law.
During the session, partly headed by Bashir Al-Haddad, the Council finished reading a report and discussing the draft law on ratification of the Agreement on Encouragement and Mutual Protection of Investment between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, submitted by the Foreign Relations, Economy and Investment Committees.
Parliament completed the reading of the report and discussion of the draft law on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damages of 1992 submitted by the Foreign Relations, Health and Environment Committees.
The Council completed the reading of the report and the discussion of the draft law on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the 2005 protocol amending the 1988 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation submitted by the Committees on External Relations, Security, Defense, Agriculture, Water and Marshlands.
The House of Representatives completed the reading of the report and the discussion of the first amendment law to the Judicial Supervision Authority Law No. (29) of 2016 submitted by the Legal Committee.
He also finished reading the report and discussing the draft law of the first amendment to the Public Roads Law No. 35 of 2002 submitted by the Services and Reconstruction Committee.
The Council also completed reading the report and discussion of the legal employee protection law proposal submitted by the Legal Committee.
In the same regard, the House of Representatives has completed the first reading of the draft law ratifying the agreement to avoid double taxation and prevent financial evasion with regard to taxes on income and capital between the government of the Republic of Iraq and the government of the State of Kuwait submitted by the Foreign Relations Committee in order to develop and strengthen mutual economic relations between the two countries and avoid double taxation And evasion from paying taxes on income and capital.
The Council completed the first reading of the draft law on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the 1996 Protocol to the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution Arising from Waste and Other Resources for 1972 submitted by the Foreign Relations Committee to protect and maintain the marine environment from all pollution sources and take effective measures to prevent, reduce or eliminate marine pollution resulting from Turning waste and other materials in all its forms.
The House of Representatives raised its 17th meeting.

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