Resources inspect the work of removing sediments and combating the Chambalan pest in Maysan
Preparations for an Iraqi-Turkish meeting in Baghdad to agree on the water share
Baghdad - Qusay Munzer
Architecture - Ali Qassem Al Kaabi
The government is making extensive preparations to host an upcoming Iraqi-Turkish meeting in Baghdad to agree on the Tigris River Protocol, according to which Iraq's water share will be determined.
A statement received by (Al-Zaman) yesterday said that (the Minister of Water Resources, Mahdi Rashid Al-Hamdani, announced the holding of a high-level meeting in Baghdad after the month of Ramadan with the Special Envoy of the President of the Turkish Republic for Water, Faisal Oglu), and added that (the meeting will be about starting the joint research center and agreeing on the The Tigris River Protocol, which will determine Iraq's water share. Al-Hamdani had discussed with the Turkish ambassador to Baghdad, Ali Reza Konay, the developments of the water situation between the two countries.
For his part, Gunay praised (the ministry's efforts in the field of cooperation with his country for the purpose of cooperation in the field of water resources management between the two countries, especially in light of climatic changes that pose a great challenge to the two countries). He affirmed his country's great support for the joint work between the two countries. In the meantime, the technical agent of the ministry, Hussein Abdul-Amir Baka, discussed with the resources of Maysan the financial situation in the province. A statement received by (Al-Zaman) yesterday said that (the agent conducted field tours accompanied by the directors of the ministry’s formations operating in the governorate, including the districts of Ali Al-Gharbi, Al-Kumait, and Ali Al-Sharqi district, to follow up the work of the Al-Marashnah committees, and closely monitor the expenses of water reaching the governorate), pointing out that ( The tour included the Al-Musharrah district and its field presence on the work carried out by the ministry’s formations in the main river of purifications to raise the mud deposits and combat the scourge of Chambalan. Sanitation works and cleaning the Al-Musharrah River and its branches from Shamblan plants to achieve the Ministry’s objectives aimed at delivering water to the district center and its affiliated villages). On the other hand, the Maysan Agriculture Directorate launched a first batch of carp swimming in the marshes of the governorate. In a statement received by Al-Zaman yesterday, Raad Al-Daraji, Director of Agriculture Information in Maysan, said that (with the beginning of the fish breeding season and attention to the development of fish wealth because of its importance in providing food security for the country, the directorate, with the efforts and participation of the auspicious fish hatchery, launched more than seven million fish swimmers Carp as a first batch in the Al-Hawizeh Marsh), and added that (this came according to the program that was developed by the Directorate in cooperation with the fish hatchery). On the other hand, the teams of the Ministry of Environment began planting mangroves in the sea coasts in southwest Basra, with the participation of the Environmental Protection Police Station and in cooperation and coordination with the Marine Science Center.