Naseef calls for verification of Orascom 's bid with Siemens to develop electricity
10:52 - 14/02/2019
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A member of the Commission on Integrity Parliamentary High Nassif, Thursday, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and the Integrity and the regulatory authorities to verify the authenticity of information about the attempt of the Ministry of Electricity to oblige the German company Siemens to accept the entry of Orascom as a secondary outlet for electricity development projects in Iraq.
"There is information about the Ministry of Electricity reporting to Siemens through the voluntary consultant WH that if they want to go ahead with their contracts and complete the roadmap," Nasif said in a statement received by Al-Maaloumah, To develop, produce and distribute Iraq's power grid, they must contract with Orascom as a secondary outlet and give it all the business of Siemens. If they do not and do not give all the secondary contracting to this company, the ministry will not sign any contract with Siemens and will call other companies willing to give Business to the Egyptian Secondary Company ".
"According to the information we received, Siemens sent a strongly worded letter to the Ministry of Electricity saying," We can not be forced to do a weak job, and we are ready to do business directly without any intermediary or subcontractor. Orascom, Siemens is ready to withdraw immediately, and you can give the business directly to Orascom and we have no responsibility for that. "
"It seems that some have erred in their calculations. There are major international companies with a reputation and history that refuse to stigmatize their reputation in disgraceful and shameful deals. As a result, Siemens will refuse to treat chronic electricity in Iraq as if it were written on our people to suffer forever from the power problem and Amperes from Generators of Generators ".
Naseef stressed "the need for intervention by the Prime Minister and the Integrity Commission and the relevant regulatory authorities to verify the validity of this information and take legal action against those who caused it." Ending / 25