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Baghdad - Aware - Wissam Mullah
Today, Monday, the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers announced the government's preparation of vital projects within the draft Chinese agreement, while indicating the completion of procedures for handing over 1,000 plots of land within the agreement.
A spokesman for the General Secretariat, Haider Majid, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the government projects are on two lines: the first of them is lagging and stalled, and the second line is the new projects," noting that "the most important projects supervised by the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, and the long-running project." Talking about it is the Chinese draft framework agreement that has entered into force."
Majid added, "There is a committee headed by the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers and the membership of the Prime Minister's advisors, the ministries of Planning and Finance, and the Trade Bank of Iraq, which completed all procedures related to the matter."
He explained, "The agreement has been activated, and the first project that was signed was on 9/6/2021 under the auspices of the Prime Minister, which is the development and rehabilitation of Nasiriyah International Airport, which was initiated by the Chinese company," noting that "the second project included the signing of 15 contracts to establish a thousand model schools." throughout the provinces.
He pointed out that "the Department of National Projects and School Buildings was formed in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, and it took months to prepare school projects in coordination with the directorates of education in all governorates, and a thousand pieces were prepared and handed over to the companies Borjaina and SINOTECH, which started implementation."
He pointed out that "the rest of the projects related to the Chinese framework agreement are currently being prepared by the Iraqi government, and the Ministry of Planning is preparing and selecting vital projects."