Iraq extends the decision to prevent receiving arrivals from Iran
Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi has directed that the relevant authorities be authorized to extend the moratorium on receiving immigrants from Iran as one of the measures to tackle the new Corona virus.
The Abdul-Mahdi office, in a statement, stated that Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi chaired the Fifth Session of the Committee for Diwan Order 55 of 2020 on Corona Virus, in the presence of the Minister of Health and Environment, Director of the WHO Office in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] and a number of officials.
He added that the governmental efforts and the preventive and precautionary measures taken in all governorates and border outlets were followed, indicating that Abdul Mahdi thanked the efforts made by the ministries of health and environment, ministries and other bodies.
Abdel-Mahdi stressed the need to intensify awareness campaigns, information and health education about ways to prevent disease, directed by "delegating the cell the decision to extend the suspension of receiving immigrants from Iran except for Iraqis, with careful and continuous follow-up to all developments." And the competent Iranian authorities had announced, earlier , The death of a person infected with the emerging coronavirus, bringing the number of deaths from this disease in Iran to 6 cases.
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