10-07-2013 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add a comment -
Washington: Heba Qudsi
Student of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen, the establishment of the Office for the management of emergency operations in Iraq and achieve stability and integration of civilian and military elements that the President has announced the completion of the reconstruction of Iraq.
Bowen identified the annual cost of the Office of about $ 25 million and be his mission to create reliable accounting systems reconstruction funds management and supervision and strict control.
This came during a meeting in the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss Bowen's final report on the reconstruction of Iraq, where monitoring efforts over the past years and the relationships with contractors and the various processes of reconstruction and the challenges they faced.
Bowen pointed to lessons learned in the process of achieving stability in Iraq and they can strategically help the United States if the situation in Syria requests for reconstruction program in the future.
The bill for the reconstruction of Iraq amounted to $ 60 billion. In his report in March last Bowen admitted shed between 6 to $ 8 billion of funds earmarked for the reconstruction program.
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