The Council of Ministers issues 5 new economic, investment and financial decisions

The Council of Ministers issues 5 new economic, investment and financial decisions

2022-09-07 08:23

The Council of Ministers issues 5 new economic investment and financial decisionsShafaq News/ On Tuesday, the Iraqi Council of Ministers issued 5 new economic, investment and financial decisions.

This came during the thirty-second regular session of the Council of Ministers, which was chaired by the Speaker of the Council, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, according to a statement issued by his office, which was received by Shafaq News Agency.

The statement stated, “The council discussed the developments of political events in the country, and discussed the basic files related to providing services to citizens, as well as deliberating on topics on the agenda.”

After the Council of Ministers discussed the topics on its agenda, it issued the following decisions:

First / Approval of considering those who died among the demonstrators and members of the security forces and security and military agencies in the recent events on August 29, 2022, as martyrs, and the inclusion of the wounded among them in the amended Law on Compensation for Those Affected by War Operations, Military Mistakes and Terrorist Operations (20 of 2009).

Second / Approval of the recommendation of the Ministerial Council of Economy as follows:

1- All government agencies take into account accuracy and seriousness when approaching the Ministry of Planning on issues related to applications for inclusion in the blacklist, provided that the period for submitting the requirements for inclusion in the list is 6 months.

2- The administrative formations competent in the aforementioned subject (they are the competent administrative formations, and the head of the contracting authority), assume all legal responsibilities and financial consequences when they cause delays in submitting the requirements for inclusion in the blacklist, or provide incorrect information that results in a decision by the competent committee to include Contracting companies and contractors in the blacklist, canceling the classification identity or striking off the name of the contractor based on the instructions for classification of construction companies and contractors and listing in the blacklist (1 of 2015), and the controls attached thereto.

3- All government contracting agencies should expedite the completion of projects within the pre-prepared plans to avoid delays in the implementation of works or their disappearance. And that the defaulters are held accountable in the event of delaying or stopping the completion for reasons that are not legally justified, and all contracting parties bear the legal responsibility for not taking this into account.

Third / Approval of authorizing the Minister of Planning the authority to negotiate and sign the financial agreement (support for durable solutions for the displaced population in Iraq; integration into the labor market and the national education and social protection systems) (NDICIASIA/2021/043-218) submitted by the European Union representative, which includes a financial grant The amount of (75,000,000) euros, only seventy-five million euros, taking into account the opinion of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers stated in the memorandum of the Legal Department No. On July 15, 2022, based on the provisions of Article (2 / ninth) of the internal system of the Council of Ministers (2 of 2019).

Fourth / Approval of the amendment of Paragraph (1) of the Council of Ministers Resolution for the year 2022.

Fifth / Funding the Ministry of Finance (3,000,000) dinars, only three billion dinars to the holy governorate of Karbala, to support the fortieth visit of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him), in implementation of paragraphs (1 and 2) mentioned in the book of the Federal Financial Supervision Bureau No. (1/1/) 12/2443), dated February 3, 2021, attached to the Council of Ministers Resolution (15 of 2022).

The Council of Ministers, who is entrusted with the minister’s powers to administer the Ministry of Electricity, hosted the meeting to review the reality of electricity and the obstacles that may hinder supplying citizens with electrical energy, and the mechanisms for addressing them, as well as discussing a number of files related to the ministry’s work, where the ministry’s needs were met to continue its work in the best possible way.