08/28/2012 – 10:35 pm
Committee holds for the Unification of the three bills proposed oil and gas its first meeting on Wednesday with the participation of representatives from the United Nations Mission to Iraq UNAMI.
He announced the decision of the oil and gas in the House of Representatives Qassim Mohammed said the planned meeting comes within the framework of consultation only, “noting that” the House of Representatives did not specify a certain period of work of the Commission, which will decide to adopt one three bills proposed for consideration in the Council and to work for its ratification. “
Mohammed said that the “Committee for the Unification of the three bills proposed oil and gas headed Adnan al-Janabi Chairman of the Oil and Energy Committee in the House of Representatives is composed of ten members equally from the two legal, oil and energy Alniabaten, including the deputy for the Kurdistan Alliance bloc,” noting that “the political blocs within Representatives announced in advance that it would accept the results findings as to the Committee on Unification of those.
“It is said that there are three bills currently in the Iraqi parliament, was presented first project in 2007, but due to the failure to reach a consensus on it hung in the House of Representatives, and the second project was submitted by the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary, either third project has been sent to the House of Representatives in 2011 by the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani, however, none of these projects has not received approval of Representatives so far.
his part confirmed the Kurdistan Alliance bloc support for the call adoption of the Constitution to resolve problematic oil contracts and investments between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government. Deputy Prime bloc Muhsin al-Sadoun, “We welcome the invitation of Prime Minister to resolve problematic oil contracts if those solutions conform to the principles of the Constitution.”
and added that “the oil contracts concluded by the Kurdistan region does not involve on violations of the Constitution so the Kurdistan Alliance believes that the arbitration Constitution eliminates controversy these contracts. “and was meeting that brought together Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and parliament speaker Osama Nujaifi has stressed the need to end all disputes over oil contracts and investments in the field of oil through the adoption of the Constitution .