Ministerial Economic Affairs Committee announces important decisions[/ltr]
[ltr][rtl]Date of release: 2018/4/11 11:47[/rtl] • [rtl]130 times read[/rtl][/ltr]
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The ministerial economic affairs committee announced a series of important economic decisions and the formation of a committee to study the problems and obstacles that accompanied the implementation of the decision of the Council of Ministers to protect the local product during its 11th session.
"The ministerial economic affairs committee, headed by Minister of Planning Salman Jumaili, decided yesterday to allow the Ministry of Agriculture to import the yellow maize grain during the short period of local production and the import is stopped when there is sufficient production of this crop enough to meet the local need of Fodder in order to help farmers and animal breeders provide the feed material needed to support livestock. "
The statement added that "the Committee on Economic Affairs decided during its meeting to form a committee headed by a member of the Committee and the Minister of Industry and Minerals, Mohamed Shiaa Sudanese, to study the problems and constraints that accompanied the implementation of the Council of Ministers Resolution 393 of 2017, and aspects related to the protection of local product and support, Its membership includes representatives from the Central Agency for Standardization and Quality Control, the General Authority for Border Ports, the General Authority for Customs, the Directorate for Combating Economic Crime, the National Investment Commission, the National Intelligence Service, the Ministry of Agriculture, "He said.
He added that the committee discussed the reality of border ports and customs and the difficulties faced by these bodies in the application of laws and regulations on the imposition of customs duties and the control of border ports and import mechanisms in order to protect the local product and support the national economy.
The statement pointed out that "the committee was hosted by the head of the Authority of border ports and inspector general of the Ministry of Finance and Director General of the General Authority of Customs, and a number of directors-general in the ministries of planning, trade, oil, industry and minerals."
The statement said that "the committee discussed the draft Zubayr streams in Basra and recommended the Ministries of Planning and Finance and in coordination with the local government in Basra to study the status of the project and make recommendations to complete the implementation."
The Committee also decided to grant the Ministry of Commerce the authority to negotiate with specialized companies to provide rice and cooking oil for the purpose of providing ration card materials.
The committee also discussed the problems faced by the Iraqi contractors in terms of their contracts with the government. The committee decided to approve the recommendations of the Ministry of Planning to address a number of problems for a group of companies and settle these problems to ensure the rights of these companies in line with the regulations and instructions for the implementation of government contracts.
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