policy , 05/24/2023 10:03 , Number of readings: 231
The Council of Ministers held its twenty-first regular session, headed by the Council's Speaker, Muhammad Shia'a Al-Sudani, while it issued a number of decisions; In
a statement, the media office of the Prime Minister stated, “The Sudanese chaired the twenty-first regular session of the Council of Ministers, during which developments in the situation and public affairs in the country were discussed, and reviewed and follow-up on the implementation of decisions related to a number of files and issues, and follow-up on the implementation of priorities.” government programme, as well as deliberation on topics on the agenda.
At the outset of the session, the Prime Minister reviewed Iraq's participation in the work of the 32nd Arab Summit, which was held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and the Iraqi delegation's emphasis on the importance of advancing joint Arab action, integration and economic partnership between brotherly and friendly countries in the region. Cooperation is supportive of stability and development steps for the benefit of all the peoples of the region.
And to complete the procedures for initiating the implementation of the new Sadr City, the Prime Minister directed to "transfer the ownership of the land numbered (1 m 11 Telul al-Nass) and its area (152 dunums and 18 acres) from the Ministry of Finance to the Municipality of Baghdad, as well as transferring the ownership of the land numbered (72/2 m 11 Tlul al-Nuss) and its area (294 dunums and 18 acres) from the Ashur General Company / Ministry of Construction, Housing , Municipalities and Public Works to the Baghdad Municipality.
1- The Iraqi General Authority for Railways shall determine the proposed route for the railway plan extending from the seasides to the south of the port of Khor Al-Zubayr, outside the lands owned by the General Directorate of Free Zones, in coordination between it and the Ministries of (Oil and Water Resources) and the Free Zones Authority within two working weeks, as a maximum. .
3- The Ministry of Transport determined the real area required for the project in coordination between it and the two departments (Real Estate Registration and State Real Estate) based on the Ministry of Transport Law (7 of 1994), and taking what is required to purchase it from the Ministry of Finance (legally).
1- Oblige all sectoral authorities to provide the necessary facilities in order to own the lands of the (Basra-Shalamja) railway project for the benefit of the Ministry of Transport.
2- Authorizing the Ministry of Transport / the General Company for Iraqi Railways, the authority to hand over land sites for minefields and the site of the navigational bridge on the Shatt al-Arab to the Iranian railways; to begin mine clearance procedures.
3- Assigning the Basra Governorate to start procedures for removing transgressions on the railway track of the aforementioned project, and any transgressions or conflicts that hinder the work of the project.
With regard to the implementation of the government program to address the housing crisis, and to create new cities that enjoy the infrastructure and the correct legal path for land ownership, the Cabinet decided to "approve the amendment of Resolution (324 of 2022) to become as follows: The ownership of (3000) dunums of Al-Ghazlani camp shall be allocated to the Ministry of
Defense The current area is to be used according to its purposes and objectives, provided that it is not used as military headquarters or barracks, and The remaining area of the camp lands is allocated for the purpose of announcing it by the committee formed according to Cabinet Resolution (23121 of 2023) to establish a residential city on it, and its ownership is transferred to the investing and beneficiary entities later. .
In the field of regulating traffic in the capital and major cities, and reducing momentum and traffic accidents resulting from the indiscriminate use of motorcycles and similar vehicles, the Cabinet decided to "approve the recommendations of the workshop held in the Ministry of the Interior to discuss Addressing the phenomenon of the spread of bicycles (ticking, stouta, motorcycles) According to the following:
1. A complete ban on the import of motorcycles (ticking and speeding), when safety and security conditions and standard specifications are not met
2. A final ban on the import of small bikes whose engine size is less than (40) cc, for any purpose
. Stopping the import of motorcycles in all their forms, whose engine size is (40) cc or more, with the exception of the needs of the security and traffic departments. a. Its movement on highways and public roads is strictly prohibited. B. She is allowed to move after being duly registered in: (agricultural areas, closed tourist areas, alleys, narrow and side roads, and residential areas). 7. Upgrading (5) five bicycles with two wheels or (3) three bicycles with three wheels or more (tukk or stota), provided that they are valid for work, in return for registering a new imported vehicle, and granting soft loans to the owners of bicycles, ticks or studs. 8. Paragraph (3) of the decision will be implemented as of July 1, 2023.
4. Stop granting any licenses to establish a production line for motorcycles inside Iraq, whether public, private or mixed, as well as workshops that assemble these motorcycles locally, and review the currently granted licenses in accordance with the provisions of the law.
5. Determine a period of (3) months for registering all the aforementioned bicycles, and fixing registration plates on them, to create a database that helps the security system to find any criminal or terrorist act, and after the aforementioned period expires, the bicycle will be impounded and sent to the General Customs Authority for confiscation, provided that The General Authority for Customs, through joint committees with the Traffic Directorate in the registration complexes in Baghdad and all the governorates, issues registration books and customs permits for bicycles and
inserts them into the customs disks for the sake of speedy completion. CC) according to the following:
And in preparation for the upcoming pilgrimage season to the Sacred House of God, the Council of Ministers approved “the adoption of national carriers (Iraqi Airlines), other local carriers, or Saudi carriers, to transport pilgrims in the current season.” This year, as an exception to the Council of Ministers Resolution (43 of 2015), to serve the guests of Rahman.
And as part of the measures aimed at implementing the government program with regard to administrative reform and fighting corruption, the Cabinet decided to "approve the amendment of the regulation of the profession of monitoring and auditing No. (3) of 1999, regarding allowing government Agencies to contract with reliable international financial auditing firms, in coordination with the Office of Supreme Audit Federal, and with the approval of the Prime Minister without the need for a license to practice the profession, and the amendment is implemented from the date of its issuance.
And in the field of providing the most appropriate conditions for those in charge of social service and its provision, the Council of Ministers decided, “to grant allocations of (50%) of the nominal salary to employees of residential homes in the capital, Baghdad , and all governorates (nannies, service workers, and craftsmen), based on the provisions of Article (15) of the law.” The salaries of state and public sector employees (22 of 2008) amended, provided that those included in the aforementioned description do not receive serious allowances, in appreciation of the great humanitarian service they provide to the beneficiaries, and as an incentive for the employees whose Services will be transferred to the shelters, and the decision is implemented starting from June 1, 2023.
Within the framework of foreign relations and their documentation, the Cabinet decided to approve a draft law ratifying an agreement exempting holders of diplomatic, service and private passports from entry visas between the government of the Republic of Iraq and the government of the Russian Federation signed in the capital, Baghdad, on April 2, 2023, referring it to the House of Representatives.
The statement added, “The Council approved, in the same regard, a draft law amending the law of the Republic of Iraq's accession to the International Convention on Load Lines, for the year 1966 and its amending protocol for the year 1988, amended in 2003 No. (14) for the year 2020, prepared by the State Council, and referring it to The House of Representatives also proves the reservation of the Republic of Iraq that signing, ratifying or joining the aforementioned agreement does not mean, in any way, recognition of Israel or entering into any relationship with it, based on the provisions of the Treaty Law (35 of 2015).He
pointed out, “The Council considered a number of various public affairs issues presented on the agenda and took the following decisions in their regard:
First: Approval of the Iraqi National Intelligence Service giving the aircraft (MI-172) (VIP) along with its spare tools and all its accessories to the Ministry of Defence, based on the provisions of Paragraph (1) of Cabinet Resolution (206 of 2019) confirmed by Paragraph (1) of Cabinet Resolution (340 of 2021).
Second/ for the purpose of supporting the work of the Military Industrialization Commission and preserving public money, the Council of Ministers decided the following:
1- Obliging ministries and security agencies to donate colored metals for weapons, military equipment, and consumed and out-of -service ferrous metals to the Military Industrialization Commission without a price, with the exception of the companies of the Ministry of Industry and Minerals with regard to copper.
2- The transportation of colored metal waste shall be under the supervision of the Iraqi National Security Agency, after it has been confirmed that it is free of radiation from the Radiation Protection Center.
3- Bartering between the relevant authorities with the Military Industrialization Authority to determine its terms and details according to an agreement concluded between the Authority and the relevant authorities.
Third / Approval of the inclusion of the Popular Mobilization Authority in the amended Cabinet Resolution (142 of 2009) regarding secret expenses, and the addition of one billion and five hundred thousand dinars to the Popular Mobilization Authority for the aforementioned purpose.[/rtl]
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