The President of the Republic: The oil and gas law will be enacted soon
The first 2023/02/11
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Yesterday, Friday, the President of the Republic, Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, stressed the need to expedite the legislation of the 2023 budget to implement the contents of the ministerial program, pointing out that the oil and gas law will be enacted soon and will be a prelude to the agreement between Baghdad and Erbil.
The President of the Republic said, in an interview with Al-Iraqiya News: "The earthquake disaster is great," noting that "Iraq reacted to the tragedy and continues to provide humanitarian support to the Syrian and Turkish peoples."
Regarding the political situation in the country, Rashid explained that "the recent elections in Iraq deepened the concepts of security and peace and took place with international and regional acceptance," pointing out that "there is coordination, cooperation and a common approach between the political forces and a positive atmosphere, and the international community is interested in the stability of Iraq due to its economic role and great investment opportunities." .
The President of the Republic added, "There is an Arab welcome to Iraq's pivotal role in the region, and terrorism has ended, and we need regional and international support for Iraq's political, security, and development project," noting that "the government's ministerial program received international acclaim, according to what Prime Minister Muhammad Shia'a al-Sudani found during his foreign visits."
He stressed "the need to expedite the approval of the budget to implement the ministerial program and start strategic projects," adding that "the relationship between the federal government and the Kurdistan region is good and we support its strengthening, and the oil and gas law will be enacted soon and will be a prelude to the agreement between Baghdad and Erbil, and there is a tendency to solve the problem of Kirkuk and the areas covered by Article 140, and we are optimistic that solutions will be found."
Regarding the situation in the region, Rashid stressed that "there is seriousness between the two parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union, to solve the outstanding problems in the Kurdistan region, and the State Administration Coalition supports ending it, and we may conduct visits in support of the dialogues."
Regarding political differences, the President of the Republic considered that "the negative media and communication sites deepen the problems between the political forces and talk about security problems, while in reality 90% of Iraq's regions enjoy stability and there are no major security problems in them, and the media should focus on Iraq's stability and its development steps."
With regard to the water file, he stressed, "The upstream countries must provide fair water shares for Iraq and that good quantities flow to support the reality of agriculture in Iraq as well as the marshes. Irrigation networks in Iraq must be improved because the channels are not lined and cause a great waste of water," noting that "Iraq has Ambitious plans to build dams to store water and projects to stop waste.
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