International companies looking to implement major projects
17/2/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]After Iraq won the international confidence
Baghdad / Sabah
The process of transformation in the Iraqi economy is proceeding at an accelerated pace, as the country is gaining international confidence and the major international companies are racing to gain a foothold in the Iraqi labor market. It is good to stop at the moment and consider the next steps to be taken in Iraq. Could be undertaken by the private sector.
Of course, that shift begins with many areas of infrastructure, especially electric power, as it is the basis on which modern Iraq will be built. The provision of electrical energy and the work of its durability and reliability, to ensure delivery to every Iraqi citizen, is a basic human and important for the social and economic development in the country.
CEO of Siemens in Iraq Musab al- Khatib, said: "Kuwait conference is to gain international confidence in Iraq and the global effort advanced, which makes Iraq kiss sophisticated global companies that have the potential implementation of the quality of much - needed projects."
"The electricity sector is at the center of development and the foundation for economic development. Through a series of integrated strategies in the short, medium and long term, it is possible to ensure a rapid and smooth transition to a stable and enhanced energy grid by stopping the growing gap between demand and energy, .
According to a study of the reality of the rates of demand for electricity in Iraq, the growth rate is almost 6 percent annually, which means the need to increase the generation of electricity at the rate of 1,500 megawatts per year .. It is necessary to meet this growing demand for energy quickly to stop the growing gap between levels Demand and the availability of electric power.
"The current infrastructure of the electrical system in Iraq will be a major contributor to increasing the production of electric power in the future in the short and medium term, as there are promising possibilities to build a set of temporary mobile power stations, which can be implemented within months, at the same time on the rehabilitation of existing power plants, thereby contributing to the restoration of a large capacity of power generation in the areas you need more than others " global companies a member of the Baghdad economic Forum Jassem Al - Aradi said in an interview with the " morning " , " the importance of the Hod electricity sector, because it is an active contributor to the economic development process sought by the Iraqi partnership with specialized international companies which have expressed their desire to enter the Iraqi market and work in the liberated areas and different Alasttmkarat. "
He pointed out that "Iraq can employ free natural gas and associated investment to cover the requirements of energy and industry in general and the export of surplus, and thus can move the national economy in cooperation with major specialized companies." Sustainable energy and with regard to the issue of job creation , Khatib said: "It is important to take education and training into account, we do not believe that it is possible to build a sustainable state energy by importing talent, sustainable economic and social development is backed by a group of experienced and highly skilled local talent, But it is not necessary that the skills we have today are what we need in five or ten years from now. "
"The need to provide them with the skills they need in the future, to bridge the gap between the existing workforce through new technologies and cooperation frameworks at the academic level, and the private sector is responsible for transferring knowledge, expertise and technology to empower a new generation , And education and training is an integral part of the work of Siemens in the Middle East in general and Iraq in particular, " Hydrocarbon wealth, explaining that"There are many challenges, but we believe that the future promises a lot. There are enormous resources available to the Iraqi people, whether in the form of hydrocarbon wealth or outstanding talents. We are sure that the Iraqi government is taking firm steps to fight corruption to ensure that the future economy is based on projects and projects. And we look forward to having an outstanding and effective role in a new and exciting chapter of the country's march. "
"Iraq has significant hydrocarbon assets and, if used efficiently, will drive a new era of sustainable economic development. The energy sector will of course play a major role, as more efficient power generation will leave more resources
for export, Large untapped potential for associated gas or flare gas in cooperation with the competent authorities (Ministry of Oil).[/rtl]
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