The Cabinet examines developments in economic conditions and efforts to counter the Corona virus
14:57 - 26/03/2020
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The information / Baghdad ..
On Thursday, the Cabinet discussed developments in the health, economic and service conditions and efforts to confront Corona virus, stressing the readiness for the next stage.
The media office of the President of the Council said, in a statement received / information / that "the cabinet held its regular session, headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Oil Minister Thamer Al-Ghadban," noting that "the council conducted a review of the health, economic, financial and service conditions in the country in light of the procedures to confront the Corona epidemic Curfew, easing burdens on the general public, and preparations for the next stage.
The Cabinet listened to "a detailed explanation provided by the Minister of Health and Environment Jaafar Sadiq Allawi, the technical representative and the Director General of the Ministry of Public Health in the ministry on the developments of efforts to prevent the spread of the epidemic and the ongoing preparations throughout [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
And discussing "the necessary measures related to providing services and strategic storage of foodstuffs and ensuring the facilitation of marketing agricultural products between the governorates and related services, as well as examining the requests of Iraqis residing abroad to return to the country, where the ministers presented their observations and proposals."
The Cabinet conducted an "assessment of the implementation of the curfew, the extent of its commitment to it, cooperation between health and security agencies, the importance of intensifying preventive campaigns, awareness-raising efforts, and health guidance."
The Council of Ministers renewed the call to all citizens, "the necessity to adhere to the curfew and health instructions, and to avoid any gathering and mixing in order to ensure their safety."
According to the statement, the council reassured the citizens of "measures to achieve food security and provide the needs of citizens and the necessary services", expressing "its appreciation for the efforts made by the crisis cell and health teams across the country." 25 h has ended