Al-Sudani: We addressed the majority of “ways of death”
The first 11/29/2023
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Baghdad: Muhammad Al-Ansari
Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, yesterday morning, Tuesday, conducted a field visit to the General Traffic Directorate in Baghdad, in order to review the work mechanisms and follow up on the progress of providing services to citizens. He said: The government has dealt with the largest part of the so-called “roads of death” and that The number of victims in traffic accidents represents a dangerous indicator.
The Prime Minister toured the departments of the General Traffic Directorate in Baghdad. He also met with the auditors, listened to their complaints, and directed that they be followed up and the procedures be facilitated. The Prime Minister also chaired a meeting that included the directors of the General Traffic Departments in the governorates, in the presence of the Minister of Interior and the Director-General of the General Traffic Directorate.
Al-Sudani pointed out the importance of the field visit to the directorate, which stems from the extent of the duties and tasks it performs at the level of services provided to citizens and integration with the security institution, as well as at the level of organizing traffic on internal and external roads.
He stated that "the Traffic Directorate is witnessing a state of technological development in all its aspects, which supports improving the level of services provided to citizens, under a government that declared, from its first day, that it is a government of services," pointing to "the great support that the Ministry of Interior received."
He praised "license granting port No. 9," directing that "all ports in the governorates be at the level of this model port, as some ports are witnessing overcrowding with auditors and the presence of auditors, in addition to the routine they are witnessing, which causes delays in completing transactions."
He pointed out that "37 thousand contracts of young blood, which the Ministry desperately needed, will be put into the traffic departments and other departments," stressing that "we have supported the Traffic Directorate with financial allocations, contracts, and all the legal cover it needs, and we are waiting for this to be reflected at the street level."
He explained that "the number of victims in traffic accidents represents a dangerous indicator," noting that "the majority of the 'ways of death' have been addressed."
He stressed "the necessity of reviewing the rates of fees and examination amounts, especially those that burden the citizen," pointing out that "the issue of the single window must be accomplished." He stressed "the necessity of fully following up on the implementation of electronic contracts, in order to end the roles of commentators," adding that "the more electronic the services are, the more suspicions of corruption will be prevented."
He directed "to take legal measures to reduce the phenomenon of driving by juveniles," explaining that "there are complaints from citizens regarding fines and violations, and the procedures must be clear and transparent with the citizen."
The Prime Minister pointed out "the necessity of taking legal measures regarding cases of overtaking and assaulting traffic police officers, from any party," recommending "decent and professional dealing with the citizen, and the traffic police officer should not abuse his authority.
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