The Council of Ministers issues special decisions in the province of Basra
The Council of Ministers voted on Tuesday on several resolutions concerning the province of Basra, while agreeing to send emergency payment to the needy families in the province by 100 thousand dinars for the two months.
The Prime Minister's Office said in a statement that "the Council of Ministers held, on Tuesday, its regular session headed by Prime Minister Haider Abadi," explaining that "the meeting saw the discussion of efforts to address the problem of drinking water in the province has been approved to establish desalination plants in Basra, The governor of Basra is responsible for implementing this in coordination with the competent authorities to submit the technical study to the Prime Minister within one month. "
The office added that the council agreed that "the province of Basra offers an integrated proposal on the extension of new water transport lines to the city of Basra within two weeks, and the province of Basra rehabilitation of transmission networks and distribution areas of the province under the priorities associated with the development of networks and provided allocations for that."
The Ministry of Housing and Construction said that the Ministry of Construction and Housing is committed to start the pilot operation of the Haretha water project during the month of October and to start the actual work by February 2019. "He said.
The ministry said that the Council of Ministers voted that "the province of Basra to continue the follow-up of desalination plants (RO) and ensure the work according to health controls and the closure of stations in violation of health conditions and water transport basins, and the province of Basra to stop abuses on the Tigris River and the channel of innovation and transport lines immediately, Basra and the leadership of Rafidain operations. "
The office decided to "organize the support operations provided by government agencies and civil society organizations under the supervision of the local government in the province of Basra and the follow-up team of the Higher Committee for Reconstruction and Services of the provinces," pointing out that he decided "to authorize the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance Agency to exchange written notes between the Ministry of Finance And the Japanese Embassy in Baghdad and sign the amendment of the agreement for the loan of the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Municipalities and public works related to the extension of the period of disbursement of the project mentioned above.
The Information Office confirmed that "it was approved to spend two months emergency payment to the needy families in the province of Basra for 9 billion and 72 million dinars and a total of 100 thousand dinars for two months."