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Economy News _ Baghdad
The Ministry of Electricity confirmed, on Tuesday, that Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani attaches utmost importance to the lagging projects and supervises the work on a daily basis.
Ministry spokesman Ahmed Musa said, in an interview with the Iraqi News Agency, followed by Al-Eqtisad News, that “Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani paid great attention to the electricity file, as he follows up and supervises on a daily basis with officials in this sector through periodic meetings the latest developments in electricity, as well as The Minister of Electricity, Ziad Ali Fadel, made field visits to production stations, the ministry’s formations, its networks, and national control centers to resolve some decisions in favor of the ministry.
He explained, "The Prime Minister approved a government program that included a plan to implement electricity projects and support infrastructure, by establishing combined cycle stations, expanding transmission lines, and reducing dependence on gas and fossil fuels through solar energy projects, waste recycling projects, and exploiting wind energy, in addition to completing interconnection projects." electricity to achieve grid reliability.
He added, "Al-Sudani attached the utmost importance to a number of lagging projects, including the completion of the Debs station and the Salah al-Din thermal station, which were put into operation," noting that "a number of conversion stations and expansions were constructed and put into operation."
He pointed out that "the government program included changing decisions and granting emergency funds in favor of implementing the ministry's plan during the summer, in addition to scheduling lagging projects and putting them back on track," noting that "the government's tripartite budget provided a large portion of the allocations for a number of projects."
He continued, "The government and the Ministry of Electricity are proceeding with a solid plan that will be implemented within 3 years," pointing to "the ministry's preparations to work on the winter plan."
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