11/05/2013 - There is a problem about the legal and administrative old Kuwaiti consulate in Basra, but settled toward the legally restored.
BAGHDAD / obelisk: The governor of Basra Majed Nasraoui that Iraq was not and will not "divided," considering raising this matter "symphony fictional plays by some of the extremists," stressing that "the opening of the Consulate of Kuwait in Basra is an important contribution in encouraging businessmen and investors to come to it" .
He Nasraoui in a dialogue with a number of Kuwaiti newspapers, on Tuesday, followed the "obelisk", to "deal with the Kuwaiti rental building of the Consulate Kuwait until solve the problem of administrative Taatari old building," revealing the other hand, the "work to embody the twinning between the provinces of Al-Jahra and Basra reflected positively on the relationship of the two countries. "
The Nasraoui in his interview on the "historic relationship between Iraq and Kuwait and excellence as is bringing them together by ties of Islam and Arabism and the neighborhood," adding that "in spite of the attempts of the former regime tampering with these relations, but that the presence of the wise men contributed to resolving many of the problems and remove obstacles."
He renewed praise relationship Iraqi general, and that is as old and ancient, and the relationship between the province of Basra and Kuwait in particular, and that is distinct as having intermarriage and social relations, tribal, and the presence of a history between the two provinces neighboring Basra and Al-Jahra, there are participants are many and give a chance to exchange experiences between them.
On the complaints of ill-treatment faced by some Sometimes, he said, "The purpose of our visit and exchange of visits with the elders of clans and tribes and the exchange of cultures and youth camps, scout things restore the relationship between the two peoples and reduce the sounds odd because the extremists are everywhere and we are trying to precedence voice of justice and the moderates and the wise and try as much as possible to breathe the culture of love and harmony between the two countries through mutual activities. "
He explained that "to meet him and his entourage with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid touched mechanism and how to streamline the entry of investors Iraqis and Kuwaitis alike, as well as travelers and witnessing the next phase of a new era better than its predecessor, indicating the presence of some of the files central concerning the central government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and we far from it ".
He Nasraoui "The security situation in Basra is stable if we compare to other governorates, during the holiday of Eid al-Adha, we received 20 thousand Kuwaiti without problems," reiterating that "Basra is a safe breeding ground for the entry of travelers and Kuwaiti investors, and discuss with the ministries of internal and external mechanisms to facilitate the passage of people and vehicles, including prolonging licenses for cars numbered Kuwaitis to six months and longer give visas. "
On the demarcation of the border between Basra and Kuwait under criticism continued, he said, "these things strategy, and the presence of some of the votes that do not accept the matter does not mean it represent the opinion of the local government that comply to the order of the central government and we are collaborators in this direction, and I think that all things that pertain to the border between Iraq and Kuwait dissolved and going in the right direction. "
And the economic situation in Basra, pointed out that "Basra is the economic capital of Iraq, and has ambitious budget of up to $ 8 billion next year," calling "Kuwaiti investors to come to Basra and see the big investment opportunities."
For Properties and Real Estate Kuwaitis in Basra, stressed that "the decision of the Prime Minister in this matter in force and applicable and notes and accomplished all transactions which we receive from the Kuwaitis have Athbatadthm and in turn prove archives, real estate and we will submit to the ministry, there is no problem, all transactions completed from the government local and submitted to the central government and the resolution of Baghdad, "explaining that" the delay is just an administrative and bureaucratic issues and is not a problem of execution. "
Regarding the consulate old Kuwaiti in Basra, said that "there is a problem of legal and administrative, but settled toward the restoration legally either administratively Once the evacuation of the place will be brought back," he said, adding, "it was a judgment error to give the consulate building to a person and the problem is that it is owned sold to another, and we Now in this issue, either the ground they are Kuwaiti and try to come up with this person on the grounds that it is not a party to second, but the third. "
He added, "We agreed with the Kuwaiti side to lease a building to be Consulate Kuwaiti until a solution to the problem of this place as a special issue internal There are those who took advantage of the place and takes time to evacuate, and we as a delegation we took upon ourselves to help them to find a place to provide security for the consulate."
And about the problems faced by the fishermen, he pointed out that it "problem gets even with Iranian waters, there are no limits of freedom it is possible to bypass the hunter in some way," pointing to "hearing held two weeks ago between specialists from both Iraq and Kuwait, and put some mechanisms in order to overcome this It's as hunter looking for his livelihood possible exceeding even if it knows that these limits. "