Legal expert: Abadi government has full powers to conclude contracts
Legal expert Haider al-Sufi confirmed that the current government has full powers to conclude contracts, including what was agreed with the company "General Electric" US.
Sufi said: "To say that the current government is to conduct business and lack of powers is not supported by the Constitution."
He explained: "Article 80 of the Constitution gives the government great powers, the most important negotiation and the conclusion of agreements that do not need the approval of the House of Representatives, as happened with the General Electric Company."
"It is the duty of the government, in the event of the conclusion of any negotiations with a company providing services to the country, to conclude a contract in which the provision of service to the Iraqi citizen."
The Ministry of Electricity has signed an agreement with General Electric, which includes the construction of an integrated electrical system that will add 14 thousand megawatts to power production. The political and parliamentary parties have criticized this agreement and promised it is illegal as the current government of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] is to conduct business and does not have the right to sign strategic agreements of this size.
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