Long-Presse / Baghdad
, Confirmed the Ministry of Electricity, said Thursday that investment companies will not be responsible for the collection of previous debt, amounting to $ 2.5 billion, and noted that you can not turn off that debt, but the legislation of Parliament, as has threatened to cut off electricity defaulters pay monthly wages for investors, promised that a motivation for citizens to rationalize consumption.
Media Advisor to the Minister of Electricity Mohammed Fathi said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The privatization of the distribution and collection of funds in the Ministry of continuous power up to now the project", noting that "the ministry referred the earlier Zayouna area of one of the companies time, on Tuesday (January 26) , a contract was signed to refer the regions of Al-Mansour and Yarmouk into two companies. "
He added Fathi, that "there are more than 38 area ready for transmission to the companies and we are waiting for the signing of contracts and referral until the direct project where," pointing out that "the ministry has a project group within the long and short-term plans, but they have not been implemented for lack of funds."
For his part, said a spokesman for the Ministry of Electricity Musab teacher in an interview to the (long-Presse), that "the ministry is divided Baghdad and other provinces to the 180 area in order to give investment companies within the contracts called service, maintenance, collection contracts."
He said the teacher, that "the three areas of the capital Baghdad forwarded so far under those contracts, a 710, 712 and 714 stores in the Zayouna area shops 601 and 609 in the Mansour and four shops in the Yarmouk district," asserting that "the coming days will witness the referral of a number of areas in Baghdad and the provinces to investment companies. "
He noted teacher, that "the tariff in accordance with these contracts will be subsidized by the government by 94%," noting that "The purpose of these contracts is urged citizens to pay wages and make deals with one hand, represented the investor who represents the ministry in all its controls and laws."
He promised a spokesman for the Ministry of Electricity, that the project "will push citizens to rationalize consumption, which will reflect positively on hours of processing power," pointing out that "the electrical power available to the ministry is currently sufficient citizens in the event of rationalization of consumption."
He called the teacher, citizens to "rationalize electrical energy for the sustainability of the continuity of the processing," and threatened to "cut off electricity for citizens in the event of non-payment of Edgware electricity that will be collected monthly by investment companies, after a ten-day deadline from the date of collection."
And between the teacher, that "investment companies will not be concerned with levying previous debt to the ministry owed by citizens and government institutions, amounting to about two billion and 500 million dollars," adding, "can not turn off that debt, but through legislation from the House of Representatives."
He said the teacher, that "The ministry gave the citizens a chance to pay off the debt Ptksatha a facilitator," asserting that "lists of payment issued by the public distribution directorates of the ministry only."
The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity announced (January 25 2016), for start implementing a project to privatize the distribution sector to get rid of corruption and ensure equitable distribution between regions and the collection of energy wages, and confirmed the referral of the first patch in Zayouna district, east of Baghdad, and as pointed out the division of Iraq into 180 geographical area, called wishing to enter the sector to submit their applications to the ministry.
The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity announced (January 25 2016), the entry of Wasit province, in a project to privatize the electricity distribution sector after the capital, Baghdad, and while confirming the project referred to the solid corporate credits, pointed out that the patches distributed in the provinces will be ready during the next term.
It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Electricity announced on Tuesday (25 August 2015), a tender for the service three shops in the east of the capital Baghdad Zayouna area, and the collection of wages of consumers where the current Baltsairh, for three years, while pledged to equip those areas continuous card without interruption, and the company backup materials for the maintenance of networks, confirmed that the experiment aims to reduce Aldhaiat consumption and improve the collection of wages, as a prelude to apply to the rest of the areas.
The move comes in the wake of motionless Popular overwhelming included 11 provinces, to protest against the deterioration of electricity and non-implementation of the promises "dumped optimistic" about improvement, launched by senior former government officials, particularly the president, Nouri al-Maliki, and Vice President for Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani.
The Ministry of Electricity Project and is a further step to privatize the sector, after the approval of more than one official in the current government, not being able to cope with the burden "heavy" to perpetuate the work of the national system about the satisfaction of the masses.
The Ministry of Electricity announced, (16 August 2015), on the transfer station 17 to invest in the various regions of Iraq.