[ltr]2021.05.08 - 15:20[/ltr]
Baghdad - People
On Saturday, the Government Media Cell reviewed the achievements of the Ministry of Planning within the Al-Kazemi booth, while identifying 3 challenges.
A cell statement said, "People" received a copy of it (May 8, 2021), "The Ministry of Planning has achieved a number of important steps and taken more measures related to the development and economic reality in the country within one year of the life of the current government, starting from May 2020. Until the end of April 2021. "
He pointed out that "all the ongoing and stalled projects were counted, within the investment program and the regional development program, and to find the treatments and procedures required to return these projects to work, cancel them or invest them, and according to the nature of each of these projects, and the ministry was also able to count the amounts of financial obligations for completing projects. Investment for all parties after excluding cumulative expenses from them. "
The ministry pointed out that “the Diwani Order Committee (45) headed by the Minister of Planning, Khaled Battal Al-Najm, managed to restore (30) stalled hospitals to work out of (52) hospitals, and also contributed to the preparation and completion of the national plan to end the displacement file and empower the displaced. From returning to their areas in cooperation with the Ministry of Displacement and Migration and United Nations organizations. "
With regard to the file of the Social Fund for Development projects in a number of governorates, the statement pointed to “the ministry’s success in completing (32) projects, and the inclusion of (8) new governorates with the fund’s projects. The last period also witnessed the formation of a private sector support council, which will assume the tasks of supervision and management. And formulating policies for the private sector in Iraq. "
He continued, "The ministry has also been able to address the technical and contractual problems of more than (70) different projects throughout Iraq, and has prepared a manual for checking and assessing conformity for vehicles, and it is continuing to complete the job number project for Iraqi state employees, and more than two million five hundred thousand job numbers have been entered. Up to now, the completion of the reform and recovery plan that responds to the complex, health and economic crisis. "
He indicated that "the ministry continues its preparations to implement the general population census when health and financial conditions allow it to be conducted. The
ministry has succeeded in evaluating the performance of three governorates (Muthanna, Diwaniyah, and Najaf al-Ashraf) based on the Diwani order (162 for the year 2020), related to assessing the performance of the governors and the governorates." .
On the other hand, the statement stated that “the ministry has completed the preparation of the second national voluntary report for sustainable development, in preparation for Iraq's participation in the high-level political forum to be held by the United Nations next July, and prepared a strategy for developing and improving the public sector in Iraq, and preparing a framework document for the development of performance. Higher leadership in Iraq, and preparing a plan for graduate studies at the country level and a plan for admission to the medical group. "
He added, "The Ministry has continued its work related to standardization, quality control, jewelry marking and patent registration, in addition to continuing to follow-up, evaluate and grant accreditation certificates to conformity assessment bodies, as (7) new certificates were granted and renewed (7) others, and the scope of work was expanded to five other entities Before the Iraqi Accreditation Commission. "
The Ministry of Planning indicated that it "faced challenges that caused obstruction of work, including the Corona pandemic, the lack of allocations, the lack of financial liquidity, and the failure to approve the budget for the year 2020."
The Ministry of Planning called for "giving greater flexibility to rotate employees between state institutions as needed, and granting the competent minister broader powers in conducting financial transfers between the chapters of the operational budget and increasing allocations to fulfill financial obligations."
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]