Publishing Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2016 9:40:43 | Views: 55
The Ministry of Electricity Kurdistan region, Sunday, for it seeks to transmit the electricity distribution in the region to the private sector later this year, noting that the province spent billions on the electricity sector and gets to collect only 10%.
He said ministry spokesman Mohammed Amin Hawrami in an interview with the news agency today that "the ministry is seeking to refer the power distribution sector in the ministry to the private sector later this year," noting that "the process is designed to regulate the electricity distribution sector and maintenance of better and collect electricity fees from Subscribe via small businesses empowered. "
He Hawrami, that "the project will contribute to the provision of electricity service for 24 hours as well as providing financial resources for the development of the electricity sector, in addition to reducing the consumption," he said, adding that "the region spend billions on the electricity sector and gets to collect only 10%."
Hawrami, pointed out that the "referral of power distribution to the private sector sector comes as part of the reforms announced by the Kurdistan Regional Government," adding that "the current system in place to manage electricity enterprises does not fit with the times."
It is noteworthy that the production of energy from the region of 3 thousand megawatts, and there are in the region more than a million and three hundred and fifty thousand subscribers, as well as the presence of dozens of displaced persons and refugee camps that are providing them with electric power continuously.