BAGHDAD (Iba) .. Research Vice President Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Wednesday with the U.S. ambassador to Baghdad James Jeffrey, the political developments in Iraq and the region and exchanged views around.
Archive for March 9, 2011
Tags: Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Ambassadors of the United States, Baghdad, Bilateralism, Iraq, United States, Washington
Najafi calls to deal with the bureaucracy in government work and commitment to agreements in force with the oil companiesPosted: March 9, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Baghdad, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Iraq, iraqi list, middle east, Nouri al-Maliki
BAGHDAD (Iba) .. The President of the House of Representatives Osama Alnjev to be bound by agreements in force between the government and investment companies, including oil companies and ensure the application procedures for a smooth and clear.
Nujaifi called during a meeting with a delegation from Shell and BP American English Alnaftytin in separate meetings today in his office to deal with the bureaucracy in government work and jump on the complexity of red tape that hinder the implementation of the business and delay implementation.
Tags: Ayad Allawi, Baghdad, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraqi National Movement, Maliki, Massoud Barzani, Nouri al-Maliki
Baghdad, March 9 (AKnews) – Kurdistan Bloc’s coalition (KBC) confirmed Wednesday that Kurdistan Region’s President, Massoud Barzani is ready to come to Baghdad to activate Erbil agreement and play the role of mediator among the political blocs if requested to do so.
A spokesman for the KBC told AKnews that Barzani will not hesitate to play the role of political mediation among the blocs, especially with the current crisis as the leader of AL- Iraqiya List, Ayad Allawi gave up his post of policies Council and the problem of the security ministries candidates.
The leaders of Iraqi political blocs agreed last November on Kurdistan President, Masoud Barzani initiative, which focused on the renewal of the mandate of Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki and the development of the post of chairman of the Supreme National Strategic Policies to be headed by Ayad Allawi, in addition to other points.
Tags: Baghdad, Customs Valuation, Development aid, Economic, International, Iraq, Trade, World Trade Organization
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Trade Minister: next couple of months will witness the arrival of a full basket of food to the citizensPosted: March 9, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Baghdad, Food security, Government, Iraq, Karbala, Ministries, Ration stamp, Rationing
Baghdad (news) .. The Minister of Trade Khairallah Hassan Babiker that the next two months will witness the arrival of a full basket of food on a regular basis to the citizens without any lag or disparity in the distribution of the ration card items.
Tags: Balance of payments, Currency band, exchange rate, Foreign exchange reserves, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, State Bank of Vietnam, Vietnam
VietFinanceNews.com – There will be no more dumping of dong this year when the improvements in the international balance of payments will help minimise the exchange rate risk.
The State Bank of Vietnam on February 11 adjusted up the dong/US dollar exchange rate by added 9.3 percent and narrowed the trading band from +/- 3 percent to +/- 1 percent.
Tags: Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Bilateralism, chapter seven, Chapter VII, Global Arab Network, Iraq, kuwait, middle east, Revaluation, Saddam Hussein
Visiting elite Iraqi officials and intellectuals have expressed aspiration to enhance the bilateral relations with Kuwait on brotherly basis and fold permanently the chapter of bitter events of the past, Global Arab Network reports according to KUNA.
The eminent guests expressed the cordial and sincere sentiments during a meeting with Kuwaiti journalists and officials, held here late on Sunday.
Tags: Barrel (unit), Ceyhan, Iraq, Persian Gulf, Petroleum, Politics of Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Shatt al-Arab
Baghdad, March 9 (Rn) – The oil minister in the Iraqi government on Wednesday, for the establishment of a new system to begin to export oil work will be completed by the end of this year, saying it will add a 5% increase to the current export capacity.
Iraq has since the early eighties of the last century a wide array of export of crude oil with a capacity of Nominal 6.6 million barrels per day, including a double tube through Turkish territory to the Turkish port of Ceyhan on the card more than 1.6 million barrels.
Tags: Baghdad, Iraq, Jalal Talabani, kuwait, middle east, National Assembly of Kuwait, Newspaper, United Arab Emirates
(Voice of Iraq) – PNA-said Sotaliraq.com National Assembly Speaker Jassem Mohammad Al-Kharafi, Kuwait is looking forward to resolving the outstanding issues with Iraq and in the interest of both peoples.
The newspaper quoted Rai Kuwait issued Tuesday, the Al-Kharafi said during a meeting with the Council support the Kuwaiti-Iraqi relations, “Song of the great development that has occurred on the Kuwaiti-Iraqi relations and of high-level visits between the two countries,” stressing “the need to resolve outstanding issues between the two countries in order to achieve the benefit and lifting the two peoples. ”
Tags: Baghdad, Banking in Iraq, CBI, Central Bank of Iraq, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Dinar, exchange rate, Iraq, Iraqi government, Politics of Iraq, Taher
According to a report from AKnews, a number of bankers in Baghdad have demanded that the Iraqi parliament legislates to regulate and protect their businesses from market changes because of the sudden decisions taken by the Iraqi government.
Ali Abdul-Zahra, owner of an foreign exchange bureau, told AKnews that banking in Iraq is still precarious and that regulation is needed on the opening of forex services.
“The law is supposed to prevent any economic decision that may disrupt the currency market which negatively affects the work of the offices.”
Tags: Australia, Business, Business and Economy, Central Bank of Iraq, Employment, Iraq, Politics of Iraq, reuters
Local oil and gas workers in Iraq receive an average salary of nearly $22,000 per annum, the lowest in the sector worldwide.
Tags: Economic, Egypt, Iraq, Iraq Stock Exchange, Iraqi Stock Exchange, middle east, sanctions, United States
As revolution sweeps across the Middle East, Iraq is still reportedly attracting funds to into its listed companies.
The Iraqi Stock Exchange (ISX), which began trading in 2004 with 15 stocks, has attracted $20 million in foreign capital in 2011 from regions like the United States, Europe, the Gulf and Egypt, according to a statement from Global Capital Investments. The exchange currently lists 88 stocks.
Tags: Aswat al-Iraq, Auction, Central Bank of Iraq, Dinar, exchange rate, Iraq
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) sales on Wednesday registered $131.114 million, compared to the previous session’s $156.410 million, at an exchange rate of 1170 Iraqi dinars per dollar.
Tags: Baghdad, General Secretariat of Ukraine, Invasion of Kuwait, Iraq, Ministry of Trade, Nouri al-Maliki, Ration stamp, Saddam Hussein
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Council of Ministers approved today, Tuesday, on the recommendations of the Committee on Economic Affairs on the implementation of the program allocations ration card for 2011 which approved the increase of allocations and the formation of a committee to resolve administrative problems.
A statement issued by the Office of the Minister of State, government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh received by the agency (Voices of Iraq) a copy of the cabinet decided to ratify the recommendations (Committee on Economic Affairs) on the implementation of the program allocations for the ration card / 2011. “
Tags: Basra, Iraq, Iraqi National Movement, Kirkuk, Mosul, national coalition, Nineveh, Nouri al-Maliki
Basra, March 9 (AKnews) – A deputy from the National Coalition (NC) said on Wednesday that a growing number of MPs are looking to withdraw from their political blocs and form independent ones if their existing bloc leaders do not adopt the principle of partnership.
Bahaa al-Jamal al-Din told AKnews that political reform can only take place in Iraq through the involvement of all political blocs in parliament, particularly where sensitive decisions concerning the interests of the people and the country’s political process are concerned.
Tags: Baghdad, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Demonstration (people), Human rights, Iraq, Iraqi Communist Party, Iraqi people, Law
Nujaifi said during a meeting with representatives of civil society and the demonstrators: “The people is the foundation and the real roots, and that the parliament and the government over to him,” warning that any dichotomy between the people and the political class in lost legitimacy and become floating in the air and drop a donation Wind, as he put it.
Tags: Ayad Allawi, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, iraqi list, Maliki, Massoud Barzani, Nouri al-Maliki, Political coalition
A coalition of Kurdish blocs, Wednesday, that the President of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani is ready to come to Baghdad to Erbil and activate the role of mediator between the political blocs in the event of a request to do so.
A spokesman for the Coalition for a good supporter of the Kurdistan News Agency (Rn) “The Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani is ready to come to Baghdad and Erbil, the Convention on the activation of which led to the formation of the Iraqi government if asked to do so.”
It was agreed that the leaders of Iraqi political blocs last November on the initiative of President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani, which focused on the renewal of the mandate of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, and the development of the post of chairman of the National Policy Strategy Supreme to be headed by the leader of Iraq, Iyad Allawi, in addition to other points.
Tags: Australian House of Representatives, Interior ministry, kurdistan, Maliki, Member of Parliament, Muhammad, News agency, Nouri al-Maliki
A member of parliament from the Kurdistan Alliance Chuan Mohammed confirmed the presence of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the Council meeting next Thursday after he was scheduled to host in a meeting on Tuesday.
He said Muhammad in the statement singled out by the reporter (news agency, media / INA) that “the Prime Minister will be presented during his appearance the names of candidates to fill the security ministries (Defense, Interior and National Security and Intelligence Service), as will be discussed in the Prime Minister on the recent demonstrations the country has witnessed and concomitant events. “
Tags: Baghdad, Employment, Firdos Square, Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki, Political corruption, Prime Minister of Iraq, Protest
Dozens of employees of the State Company for Heavy Equipment of the Ministry of Oil, on Wednesday, to protest what they called the “rampant” corruption, their company, threatened to sit in and hunger strike in the event of failure to meet their demands.
The protesters who had increased from 500 in Firdous Square in downtown Baghdad amid tightened security with cut off most roads leading into the area and its environs.
Haider said in a one of the organizers of the Kurdistan News Agency (Rn) that “the employees of the Company for heavy equipment staging a protest today in protest against the rampant corruption in the corridors of the company, particularly in the person of its Director General and his assistants.”
Commerce announces its distribution for the amounts of compensatory vocabulary ration and excludes travelers and those with high incomesPosted: March 9, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Baghdad, Dinar, Food security, Government, Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki, Ration stamp, Rationing
Ministry of Commerce announced its distribution for the amounts of compensatory ration earlier approved by cabinet earlier included the amount of grant / 15 / thousand dinars per person.
The ministry said in a statement today: The program includes a grant amount for families and individuals registered on the ration cards, and not to give families and individuals invisible because of travel or with high incomes, according to the inventory prepared by the Department of Planning and follow-up in the ministry, which was provided by the conservatives.
Tags: Ahmed Chalabi, iraqi list, Kurdistan Democratic Party, Maliki, Ministry of Defence, National security, Nouri al-Maliki, Sadrist Movement
A source in state law that the coalition of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki would present candidates for the posts of defense, interior and national security and intelligence at the meeting tomorrow, Thursday session.
The source said: that the Supreme Council and the Sadrists and the Iraqi List, will not vote on the names to be provided by al-Maliki because of the absence of political consensus, according to the source, adding that the position of director of intelligence has been resolved by the Kurdistan Democratic Party.
The source revealed the most prominent names to be submitted by the Prime Minister are: Lieutenant General Abboud Qanbar Turaihi and Aqil and Ahmad Chalabi, as well as Adnan al-Asadi, and Maliki will present on Wednesday to House Speaker Osama Nujaifi CV for all candidates ..
Economists and Iraqi lawmakers are demanding the formation of a higher council for economic development in the countryPosted: March 9, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Australian House of Representatives, Baghdad, Central Bank of Iraq, Economic development, Economy of Iraq, Iraq, Iraqi government, Politics of Iraq
A number of economists and House of Representatives as prime minister to form a higher council for economic development.
The head of the center of the market economic Ke Ji told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) “The next stage requires the need to establish a Higher Council for Economic Development monitors the economic developments and help to develop a plan consistent with the reality of economic development.”
Defined economic development as a mechanism include achieving a high growth rate of real per capita income over an extended period of time on a regular basis and is important in increasing real income and thus improve the lives of citizens and the provision of goods and reduce economic disparities between the social circles in addition to providing job opportunities for the members of society and the provision of food security.
The Central Bank of Iraq at the beginning of this month that the average per capita income will reach Iraq in 2016 to 9 thousand dollars.
Tags: Council of Representatives of Iraq, Governorates of Iraq, Hawija, Iraq, iraqi list, Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of France, United Nations Security Council
House of Representatives raises its 39 th to Thursday
Raised the Presidency of the Council of Representatives, Tuesday, the regular meeting of the Council of 39 to next Thursday, after the vote on the health of six of the House of Representatives objected to them and to extend legislative term of the current one-month.
A source at the Department of Information House of Representatives in an interview with “Alsumaria News”, “The Presidency of the Council of Representatives decided to raise the regular session of the 39 held today, headed by Osama Najafi and the presence of 251 deputies to the on Thursday approved the tenth month of March,” noting that “the Council sound during the meeting on the health of six of the House of Representatives challenged them and they are all from the House of Representatives, Faris Jawad al Sangaree and Mona Saleh Mahdi and Mohammed Hindawi, Abdullah Khalaf Mohammed Ghanem Jawad Alshahyli. “
Tags: Australian House of Representatives, Council of Representatives of Iraq, House of Representatives, Iraq, iraqi list, Member of Parliament, middle east, National Alliance
Iraq’s parliament, on Tuesday, the first legislative term extension of the current one month to complete all the outstanding issues.
A source at the parliament in an interview with “Alsumaria News”, “The House of Representatives decided during its 39 th held today, headed by Osama Najafi and the presence of 251 deputies to extend legislative term of the first current to one month,” noting that “separation extended to the fourteenth of May next, rather of the fourteenth of next April. “
He attributed the source, who requested anonymity, the decision to extend to “strive to complete all outstanding issues.”