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Baghdad seeks to settle thorny issues over Kuwaiti items smuggled in during invasion By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief Published: 12:46 September 17, 2012
Manama: Iraq has reiterated a call to its citizens to pass on information they might have about property or documents that belonged to Kuwait.
The property and the documents will be handed back to Kuwait in accordance with a United Nations Security Council resolution, the foreign ministry said.
Iraqi central bank decided to diversify its financial policies in 2013 through the sale of gold and government bonds and foreign citizens.
The deputy governor of the Central Bank of the appearance of Mohammed Saleh told all of Iraq [where], “The Central Bank has decided to not only his financial selling foreign currency from the dollar to the banks, but will have a monetary policy variety in 2013, through the sale of gold and government bonds and foreign directly to the citizen. “
He added that “the sale of bonds and gold to home will not be a substitute for foreign currency, but falls within the new monetary policy, which could be sold by the citizen or the bank to liquidate financial value and benefit.”
He explained that “the Central Bank is granting called / leave, investment funds /, a company issued its instructions, and function to promote financial transactions of gold bullion and bonds to the citizen, and this company is non-banking financial institution.”
The Finance Committee in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, called for the central bank to cut the foreign currency exchange rate, to reduce the high prices of goods in the Iraqi market.
Baghdad (News) … A Deputy from the province of Kirkuk was excluded Member/Iraqi/coalition Abdullah West, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki bargaining over the fate of Kirkuk to resolve differences with the Government of Kurdistan. He said West told (News Agency news) on Monday that Al-Maliki would not compromise on the fate of Kirkuk because it is a national issue and a national benefit, and is one of the priorities of the Government’s work, barred for any person to compromising on conservative oil-rich alkani and a size.
* During the next two days to leave Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Sulaymaniyah to meet with Talabani
* Deputies lifted its until the 25th of the month after the voting to the members of the Electoral Commission
Lift House twenty-third meeting, held under the chairmanship of President Osama’s presence 184 deputies to Tuesday 25th September.
After the vote, to choose 8 out of 9 members of the independent High Electoral Commission and hosted the Minister of health to discuss the reality of health institutions.
She said the House information service in a press release: “the women’s Commission at the beginning of the meeting followed a statement dismissing the formation of any Office or an independent body without representation women utthmish role, calling for the preservation of women’s rights in the BIOS to be fundamental, representation of women claim that women are fairly represented in the higher Commission of elections and all independent bodies.
The statement said a vote was then on chose 8 out of 9 members of the independent High Electoral Commission and are purely Ibrahim Jassem al-Musawi and pleasure Abdul srbest Mustafa Al-HiTi and deplored the Ibrahim
And Mohsen Jabbari Hassan Al-zawbai and wakata maklef kateaa Mekdad Hassan Saleh Al-sharifi and sirwan Rashid Ahmed and Wael Mohamed Abdel on calling them.
Iraq announced the postponement of the vote on the draft law on the reconstruction of infrastructure and service sectors of the economy and investment committees and legal, financial, services and reconstruction to the meeting on Tuesday of next week, inviting the competent committees to include all proposals in the Bill. The Presidency also announced the postponement of the vote on the draft legal quarantine and electronic signature and electronic transactions. After the Council concluded the second reading of the draft law by the Media Commission and legal committees of culture and information.
And in the interventions of representatives MP Haider Al-Mulla performance media network so far did not reflect State, noting the importance of a Media Commission of the House of representatives that the Constitution has text on it. As placeholders because Mohammed suggested that Bill by the Commission to promote literary talents and folk arts and interest in children’s culture and cultural awareness to reduce violence against women and respect for human rights. And MP Hassan that the law will contribute to Bayezid built an independent Iraqi media enhances the democratic process, noting the importance of the commitment of the professional and ethical standards.
For his part called for forming Al Saadi morning Deputy Parliamentary Committee for selecting members of the Board of Trustees to the President of the independent body. MP Mahmoud Othman demanded that the members of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the independent party discipline and reducing the age for applicants to 35 years instead of 40 years noting to be published in the official languages such as Kurdish and Turkoman and other languages provided for by the Constitution.
Placeholder names al-Musawi stressed the importance of not only the political trends and openness to cultural and scientific aspects, stating that the President must be from media personalities with expertise, efficiency and professionalism.
In reply to interventions on MP arrive in the Chairman of the Committee on culture and information that the Commission is a body representing the whole spectrum of broadcast in and people asserting that the components of honor ensures separation of political positions and activities.
MP no autonomy in the performance are important issue, pointing out that insist on age of forty represents injustice the right candidates will be before the House reducing the legal age for candidates stressing the adoption of proposals and ideas in the Bill with a view to its maturation.
By the most glorious Council hosted Secretary of the Minister of health of parenchyma general discussion about the reality of health institutions.
Health Minister reviewed the overall achievements of the Ministry and its past and future phases by adding reduced child and maternal mortality rates in the current year compared to previous years, indicating that the country of many infectious diseases. He said the Ministry is working hard with the House Health Committee as well as various actors for the implementation of the road map aims to improve the health system and address the phenomena that hinder this development stressing the benefit of graduates of colleges and institutes medical and health institutions and health centres and in the various provinces.
And in the interventions of representatives asked Deputy Hanan Al-Fatlawi causes delayed establishment of new hospitals in 10 counties and the nature of the action taken against companies reluctant as well as knowledge of the results of investigations files with suspicions corruption or unethical practices.
And asked about the Attorney Adela Hammoud distribution mechanism of medical staffs in the governorates of Maysan, among others, in addition to the importance of knowing the issue of investment and development in the field of health.
Meet the MP explained that the Health Commission following Yassin’s on a weekly basis with officials of the Ministry of health, the results of the work on the causes of متساءله not to refer the Ministry health laws to the House of representatives, in addition to knowing the course projects and plans currently being implemented by the Ministry and scarce medicines and importance of protocols for cancer public, said Deputy Hamzah alkertani to the importance of addressing the large in the terms of reference of the anesthesia scarce, suggesting the shortfall by hiring doctors from abroad. MP inquired about the possibility of calling them faith deductibility of health budget and allocated to treat only women.
Deputy Secretary Saeed either have wondered why the delayed recruitment of graduates of middle schools of nursing in medical and health institutions and maldistribution of medical llmlakat in remote areas.
Complete hosting then announced Iraq’s Health Minister in a future session. announced later adjourned to Tuesday 25th month./finished 3
Iraq has the world’s largest sulfur reserves estimated at 600 million tons, a statement by the Mishraq State Sulfur Mine said.
Iraqi sulfur riches were extensively developed in the decades before the U.N. imposed sanctions on the country in the aftermath of the 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
Exports of sulfur to international markets were booming and Iraq was self-sufficient in sulfur-related products.
But shortly after the 2003-U.S. invasion the site of Mishraq, about 45 kilometers south of the northern city of Mosul, was vandalized and the processed sulfur estimated at 21,000 tons set on fire, creating what was then believed to be the largest human-made release of sulfur dioxide.
The government has only recently turned its attention to revive the project.
Mishraq, the mining firm, is working to revive and develop the deposits.
The company has a deal with the U.S. Devco for a turn-key installation of a complete sulfur purification facility at a cost of $78.6 million.
The statement said the U.S. firm has dug five sulfur wells so far and the facility, once completed, will meet domestic needs for sulfur products with surplus for export to neighboring countries.
ERBIL, September 17 (AKnews) – Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region’s Nechirvan Barzani called on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on MOnday to provide more support to the Syrian refugees over 20,000 of whom are living in refugee camps in Kurdistan Region.
Nechirvan Barzani met with Hollywood star and UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie in Erbil yesterday to discuss the condition of the Syrian refugees, said KRG’s website.
ERBIL, September 17 (AKnews) – Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister said a joined committee has been formed between the Kurdistan regional government (KRG) and Iraqi Government to find common grounds in oil and gas issues betwen the two governments until a final Hydrocarbon law is passed and and end is put to the issues for good.Rojh Nouri Shawais believed “Solving the ongoing oil disputes between Baghdad and Erbil will have positive effect on sorting other issues, too.”KRG and Baghdad have been locked over several issues other than oil and gas including control over disputed territories, budget of the Kurdistan Region’s Guard known as Peshmarga.Forming the committee is a step toward impediment of creation of obstacles facing the implementation of the agreement, added Shawais.The oil and gas issue has long been one of the major issues between the regional and central governments. Kurdistan Regoins has signed a oil deals with world giants amid Baghdad rejection of the deals.
BAGHDAD, Sept. 17 (AKnews) – The return of President Jalal Talabani will allow holding new dialogues in Iraq with ope of finding solutions to the political disputes, the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) led by Ammar al-Hakim stated Monday.
Talabani is expected to return tomorrow to the country after spending more than a month in Germany for medical treatment.
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) -The General Company for Transporting Passengers and Delegations within the Ministry of Transportation concluded “Ten investment contracts to develop the performance of the Company.” Read more
(Reuters) – Oil flow through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline from Iraq to Turkey resumed at 1400 GMT on Sunday after being briefly halted by a blast, Turkish energy minister Taner Yildiz said on Monday.
Yildiz said there were no problems with the crude flow. Read more
* A delegation from Kurdistan meets the U.S- Kurdistan Trade Council and the Iraqi ambassador in Washington.
BAGHDAD / Nina / a delegation from the Kurdistan region included, Fouad Hussein, head of the Presidium of the province and Falah Mustafa the official of Foreign Relations in the Kurdistan Regional Government discussed in Washington with the U.S. – Kurdistan trade Council jobs and investment opportunities and the law of investment as well as America companies to work in the province.
A statement in the Kurdistan Regional Government website today said ” the delegation of Kurdistan in the meeting which took place on the fourth day of its visit to Washington and attended by Gen. Jim Jones, head of the Council and members of the U.S. Kurdistan trade council and the representatives from big companies including Exxon Mobil and Marathon the policy and perspective of the provincial government regarding the development the economic field and encourage the private sector and provide opportunities for international companies in order to serve the interests of both sides. Read more
BAGHDAD / future Iraqi MP for the Iraqi List Ali Alsjeri The majority members of the Iraqi bloc in the House of Representatives, especially independents them in favor of installing and Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi, his job agency. And said Alsjeri more than half of the members of the list and signed the request of the nomination of al-Dulaimi, the Ministry of Defence as a personal best among the candidates for the job, which is managed by actually acting now.
President Jalal Talabani arrived Tuesday evening to Sulaymaniyah from Germany after the completion of his journey.
According to the spokesperson of the political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Azad gndiani told the press that “Talabani arrived in SulaymaniyahEveningFrom Berlin by a special plane “.