BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: About 95% of the members of Iyad Allawi’s al-Iraqiya bloc refuse naming Khalid al-Obaidi for the defense portfolio, an MP from the bloc said on Saturday.
Archive for April 2, 2011
Tags: Aswat al-Iraq, Ayad Allawi, Defence minister, Iraq, Iraqi National Movement, middle east, News agency, Nouri al-Maliki
Tags: Baghdad, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Economic, Economy of Iraq, Iraq, Ministry of Commerce, United States, World Trade Organization
Baghdad, April 2 (Rn) – discussed a number of experts and government officials on Saturday, Iraq’s access to WTO membership, in a symposium hosted by the Institute of economic reform.
Chief Executive of the Institute of economic reform contrary goldsmith in a speech opening the symposium, attended by the correspondent of news agency Kurdistan (Rn) announced today that “the Iraqi Institute for economic reform opens a file on Iraq’s accession to the WTO and ask an important issue is:
Are we now ready as a community economist to join the organization World Trade. “
Tags: Conscription, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Iraq, Mahmoud Othman, Republic of Iraq
Raised the presidency of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Saturday, meeting of the Council on the 49 to Sunday, with a parliamentary source said that the meeting witnessed the first and second readings of the eight laws, noting that the parliament speaker said the Council sought to reduce the salaries of the three presidencies.
A parliamentary source said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “House Speaker Osama Nujaifi the adjournment of the regular 49, which was held today, under his chairmanship and the presence of 249 deputies to the day Sunday,” noting that “the meeting has first and second readings of the eight laws are, the draft law on ratification of the Arab Convention to facilitate the transmission of Arab cultural production between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science, and the bill abolishing the Republic of Iraq reservation to Article IX of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. “
Tags: Baghdad, Central Bank of Iraq, Economic, Illegal drug trade, Iraq, Iraqi dinar, middle east, Money laundering
Baghdad (news) .. called economic expert full of Baldawi interested in security affairs and legal controls on the development of trade and economic issues to prevent Iraq from becoming the battleground for money laundering.
Where some economists have warned of the adverse economic effects resulting from the spread of the phenomenon of money laundering and that comes through the increase of funds obtained illegally, Calcrqat, drug trafficking and weapons
Tags: al-Iraqiya, Baghdad, Iraqi National Movement, Maliki, national coalition, National security, Nouri al-Maliki, prime minister
Baghdad, April 2 (AKnews) – The al-Iraqiya list is expected to hold an urgent meeting Saturday to resolve the issue of a candidate the list is entitled to name to the prime minister to hold the position of minister of defense.
Al-Iraqiya’s meeting follows an apparent concord among the political blocs on candidates already put forward by the PM to the parliament or the positions of the minister of the interior and planning.
The issue of unassigned cabinet ministries has continued for three months after the new Iraqi cabinet was sworn in incompletely in December 2010 over disputes among the political lists over the candidates put forward for three key ministries of the interior, defense and national security.
Parliament agrees on ministry candidates for interior and planning; Awaiting Defense candidate resolutionPosted: April 2, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Council of Representatives of Iraq, Defence minister, Interior ministry, Iraqi National Movement, Maliki, national coalition, National security, Nouri al-Maliki
Political blocs agree on Interior and Planning portfolios candidates, MP
Baghdad, April 2 (AKnews) – The political blocs in the Iraqi parliament have finally agreed on candidates for two key government positions, the ministries of the interior and planning, after months of disputes.
The new Iraqi cabinet was sworn in December incompletely due to disputes over the security-related ministries. According to the political agreements, the Iraqiya list had the right to hold the Defense Ministry, while the National Coalition (NC) led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will hold the Ministries of the Interior and National Security.
Tags: Currency, Dong, Foreign exchange reserves, International Monetary Fund, Money supply, State Bank of Vietnam, United States, Vietnam
What If Dollars And Gold Were Gone?
VietFinanceNews.com – If Vietnam can achieve macroeconomic stability and foster an increasingly better business environment, the craze for dollars and gold will vanish
The rush to buy gold and dollars is tributable to fears of dong devaluation, which in turn stems from Vietnam’s double imbalances If Vietnam can achieve macroeconomic stability and foster an increasingly better business environment, the craze for dollars and gold will vanish
Dollars and gold have been in the spotlight recently as their prices are alarmingly volatile. Some argue that eradicating the illegal trade in these two commodities will help to improve the macroeconomic climate.
Vietnam: People turn their backs to gold and foreign currency; VND to rise after inflation stabilizesPosted: April 2, 2011 in Asian Currency Markets
Tags: Currency, exchange rate, Foreign exchange market, Hanoi, State Bank of Vietnam, U.S. Dollar (USD), Vietnam, Vietnamese đồng
VietFinanceNews.com – Gold and foreign currency speculation has dropped after the government’s recent crackdown on unofficial trading. In light of this trend, realty and securities traders expected that some money would flow into these channels. It has turned out not to be the case.
Nguyen Thi Ha from Giang Vo, Hanoi, is rather reticent to make new investment decisions even though she just earned VND2 billion ($95,693) by selling a house worth nearly VND6 billion ($287,081).
In order to obey government’s regulations, Ha’s decided not to put her assets on gold or foreign currency. After careful consideration, she had to go back to real estate rather than securities as for investment. But it is still a difficult decision because land prices are on the rise.
Tags: Business, Commercial bank, Currency, exchange rate, Hanoi, Money supply, State Bank of Vietnam, Vietnam
VietFinanceNews.com – The unofficial foreign currency trade in Hanoi has found ways to adapt to recent Government enforcement measures.
Gold shops on Ha Trung Street, known as a centre of foreign currency exchange in Hanoi, refused to answer phone calls about exchanging money. However, they were willing to provide services to individuals directly at their shops on March 31.
The owner of one gold shop, when asked about the possibility of buying USD, answered with a question about the volume of the exchange. The rate on that day was set at VND21,150/USD.
Vietnam: Banks promote the use of international credit cards to satisfy the needs for foreign currencies of individual customersPosted: April 2, 2011 in Asian Currency Markets
Tags: Commercial bank, Credit card, Currency, Debit card, exchange rate, Payment card, State Bank of Vietnam, Vietnam
Banks promote use of international payment cards
VietFinanceNews.com – Contributing to satisfy the needs for foreign currencies of individual customers, commercial banks are accelerating the development of international card services, particularly international payment cards.
According to Document 2033/NHNN-QLNH dated March 12, 2011, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has requested credit institutions to enhance the opening of international payment cards to facilitate individuals to use international payment cards while making payment abroad.
Tags: Aswat al-Iraq, Baghdad, Council of Representatives of Iraq, IAEA, Iraq, Iraqi Parliament, Law, Member of Parliament, Nuclear
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq – The Iraqi Parliament has held its normal session on Saturday, under chairmanship of its Speaker, Usama al-Nujeify, with the attendance of 221 out of its 325 Members, a Parliament source said.
“The Parliament has held its 49th session, under chairman of Nujeify and attendance of 221 MPs, to discuss the draft-law on the ratification of the Pan-Arab Agreement to facilitate the transfer of the Arab production between Iraq and the Arab Education, Culture & Sciences Organization,” the source said.
Tags: Council of Representatives of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, Iraq, Member of Parliament, Republic of Iraq
Baghdad, April 2 (Rn) – The Iraqi Council of Representatives on Saturday, held its regular 49 headed by Osama Najafi and his two deputies Qusay al-Suhail and Aref Tayfur, and in the presence (221) Vice, The agenda of the meeting reading the first of eight draft laws, and the second reading of the proposed law on the abolition of Council resolution RCC No. 349 of 1991 and Resolution No. 100 of 1995.
Tags: Council of Representatives of Iraq, Iraq, parliament, Republic of Iraq
House of Representatives held its 49 th headed Nujaifi and the presence of 225 deputies
The Council of Representatives, Saturday, its the 49 headed by Osama Najafi and the presence of 225 deputies, with parliamentary source that the meeting will read nine laws notably the second reading of the proposed law on the abolition of Revolution Command Council dissolved No. 349 and No. 100, and the first reading of the bill abolishing the reservation of the Republic of Iraq to Article IX of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
Iraq List will hold a meeting today and tomorrow to resolve the issue of candidate for the Ministry of DefencePosted: April 2, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Ayad Allawi, Interior ministry, Iraq, iraqi list, Ministry of Defence, National Security Agency, Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq
Baghdad, April 2 (Rn) – A source close to the existing Iraqi President Iyad Allawi, on Saturday, that the list will hold a meeting “important” today and will resume tomorrow to resolve the issue of a candidate and the Ministry of Defence, and research support the current candidate, and the Prime Minister has dealt with the other candidates, stressing the existence of reservations to the candidate and the Ministry of Interior.
The Director of the Reconciliation Movement in the media were part of the victory of Allawi’s Iraqi Kurdistan News Agency (Rn) that “the position of the Iraqi List, a candidate on the support of the Ministry of Defense Khalid al-Obeidi remains the same to the moment, not to vote for him.”
Tags: Baghdad, Investment, Iraq, Maliki, middle east, Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq, United States House of Representatives
Revealed the Economic and Financial Committee in the governorate of Baghdad, Saturday, the formation of a higher committee for investment in the province to take it upon themselves to resolve the dilemmas regarding the granting of plots of the investors for the purpose of implementing their projects.
Said committee member Nawal El Sadek told the Kurdish news agency (Rn), said that the Baghdad Provincial Council form a higher committee for investment to take it upon themselves to explore the possibility of overcoming the constraints faced by the investment of conservation, including the granting of plots of the investors. “
National Alliance Rep: stresses the importance of raising the rates of production and export of oil during a meeting with Oil MinisterPosted: April 2, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Basra, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Iraq, National Alliance, oil, Oil field, Oil reserves in Iraq
The member of the National Alliance in the Iraqi Council of Representatives MP “Furat al-Shara on the importance of raising the rates of production and export of oil and raise the volume of oil exports and to achieve annual revenues assigned to the State budget to achieve better services to the population of the country, during his meeting with Oil Minister Abdul Karim and coffee in order to see the reality of this sector vital and important for Iraq at this point.
Iraqi List Deputy: Iraq List has not rejected the nomination of al-Obeidi for the Ministry of DefensePosted: April 2, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Candidate, Council of Representatives of Iraq, Department of Defense, iraqi list, Ministry of Defence, National Security Agency, Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq
Saturday April 2, 2011
BAGHDAD – The Feed – The member of a coalition bloc Iraqi Deputy Staff Arshad said the list did not reject the nomination of Khalid tired-Obeidi, the Department of Defense, referring to a difference in views on some issues of his candidacy only.
“Arshad said in a statement to the news agency public opinion (and babysit):” that the Iraqi al-Obeidi was nominated to the Ministry of Defence and were not want his candidacy for the assumption by this office made his name as the original.
Tags: Interior ministry, Iraq, iraqi list, Maliki, Ministry of Defence, National Alliance, national coalition, Nouri al-Maliki
Saturday April 2, 2011
BAGHDAD – The Feed – The National Alliance, Khaled al-Asadi said the choice of candidates for security ministries do not share a specific block, whether of the National Coalition or Iraqi List because Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is the only one responsible for naming Minister security only.
“And the al-Asadi, told the news public opinion (The Feed): “The al-Maliki has to submit CVs (resume) of candidates nominated by the Ministry of Defense and Interior to parliament, after the lack of consensus between the political blocs around the candidates who have been brought.”
Tags: Baghdad, Business and Economy, Financial, Investment, Iraq, middle east, Newspaper, Politics of Iraq, Private sector
Issuance of the first Iraqi newspaper on Investment scientific and marketing university
BAGHDAD (Iba) .. issued in Baghdad on Saturday, the first Iraqi newspaper dealing with investment and marketing of scientific university.
The editor of the newspaper Safed Hossam Acommok in a statement received by the independent press (Iba) a copy of that version is designed to spread the culture of scientific investments in the sectors of higher education and scientific research, between the investors and businessmen, the Iraqis and to achieve positive returns on the sector by, and the sector on the other hand, like the universal experiences of a large and important countries fought in the developed world in this field.
Critical of the parliamentary economic orientation “trade” to activate the issuance of import licenses onlinePosted: April 2, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Baghdad, Electronics, Iraq, kurdistan, Ministry of Commerce, Private sector development, Quality Control
Baghdad, April 1 (Rn) – Member of the Assembly’s Economic Committee of Representatives of Iraq, on Friday, the Ministry of the Federal Trade to work in the electronic system for issuing import licenses because it would plunge the Iraqi market to imported products and “fight” domestic production.
Said Abdul Hussein Alabtan of Kurdistan News Agency (Rn) that “the work order mail to issue import licenses by the Ministry of Commerce would plunge the Iraqi market to imported products and limit the government shift to private sector development in the country, especially with the delay of action the law of customs tariff.”
Iraqi National Alliance confirms the resolve to vote for the interior and defense planning and commentPosted: April 2, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
Tags: Council of Representatives of Iraq, iraqi list, Iraqi National Alliance, Maliki, Ministry of Defence, National Security Agency, Nouri al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq
Baghdad, April 2 (Rn) – The leader in the Iraqi National Alliance, on Saturday, that the political blocs decided her vote on the candidates of the Interior and Planning, while it remained pending for a candidate, and the Ministry of Defence, who is awaiting a consensus within the Iraqi List.
Kanani said Amir in an interview with Kurdistan News Agency (Rn) that “the political blocs that has been in largely on the vote on the candidates and the Ministry of Planning and the Interior extended by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the Iraqi Council of Representatives.”
Tags: Iraq, Baghdad, United States, United States armed forces, Iraqi Army, United States Ambassador to Iraq, James Franklin Jeffrey, Lloyd Austin
BAGHDAD (AFP): U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, James Jeffrey, the number of workers in the embassy, which was the largest in the world, will double after the scheduled withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country end of this year.
He told reporters, “We will double our size if approved it, and if we receive the necessary funds from Congress for the years 2011 and 2012.” He added that the number of “workers will double from about eight thousand currently by the year 2012,” noting that U.S. forces would be a small fraction of these numbers.
Tags: Aswat al-Iraq, Ayad Allawi, Iraq, Iraqi National Movement, Karbala, Maliki, Nouri al-Maliki, Security Cabinet of Israel
KARBALA / Aswat al-Iraq – The delay of naming security cabinet ministers is fully undermining the s1ecurity situation in the country, a Legislature from al-Iraqiya List, led by Iyad Allawi, said on Saturday.
“Al-Iraqiya list had presented candidates to Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, who were Falah al-Naqib and Khalid al-Obeidy,” Mohammed Khudhier al-Daamy told Aswat al-Iraq news agency, promising that his list would support any candidate chosen by Maliki.