New Academy for financial, banking training inaugurated in Erbil
Erbil (AIN) –The US Mission in Iraq inaugurated the Academy for Financial and Banking Training in Erbil City.
The US Embassy in Iraq mentioned in a statement, received by AIN on Friday “Inauguration of this academy has been done through cooperation and partnership among the USAID, German Association for International Cooperation GIZ and the German Development Organization ADG.”
The Inauguration ceremony of the new academy was attended by the representative of the USAID, Dana Stinson, Deputy Minister of Finance in Kurdistan Regional Government, Rashid Tahir, as well as the representatives of the GIZ and the ADG.
The statement added “The new academy will support the efforts exerted by the Iraqi Government to improve the performance and capacities of the Iraqi financial and banking sectors to develop the economy of the Iraqi private sector.”
The USAID and its German partners present technical support for the Academy through providing international trainers and developed curriculum to guarantee applying international standards in the academy which is expected to receive more than 200 trainees in 2013.
Allawi describes IS withdrawal from Government as “Correct decision”
Baghdad (AIN) -The head of the Iraqiya Slate, Ayad Allawi, described “The decision of the IS withdrawal from the Government as a correct decision.”
Through his Tweeter page, he said “The withdrawal from the cabinet is a sound decision but the withdrawal from the parliament is not correct because it represents the people and through which we can correct some wrong tendencies.”
It is worth mentioning that the IS Ministers decided to boycott the cabinet and some of them resigned in support for the demonstrations.
Some of the IS Ministers resumed their performance disregarding the decision of the Slate like the Ministers of Industry, Agriculture and Electricity
House's rapporteur: the blocs' heads agree to include 4 disputed laws in tomorrow's meeting
BAGHDAD / NINA / The rapporteur of the House of Representatives, Mohammed al-Khalidi said, "The heads of the main blocs and Presidency of the Council of Representatives have agreed to include the draft laws of the Federal Court, the Federal Civil Service Council, the Law 111 of Procedure and the Law of2014's elections in tomorrow's session.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that " the heads of the political blocs agreed that these laws would be the beginning of a new phase of the House's work" noting that "including these laws and approve them will be the first phase and will be followed by new stages to include a new set of important laws after complete adopting these laws, which will be subject to a first and second reading and then vote."
He explained that "including these disputed laws and approving them in accordance with legislative and legal contexts is a proof there is no one basket deal to pass laws."
He pointed out that "the agreement of the political blocs will determine the laws to be included for the purpose of being passing in the second phase," noting that" the agenda of important and disputed laws includes 15 bill, will be included back-to-back according to several stages for the purpose of voting upon.
Jaafari, al-Hakim and al-Nujaifi attend luncheon hosted by al-Maliki in honor of Barz
BAGHDAD / NINA / An informed source said the head of the National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafari and Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi as well as the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, Ammar al-Hakim attended the luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in honor of President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that a number of other officials attended the luncheon.
It is worth mentioning that Maliki received, this afternoon, the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani and discussed with him the political situation and the outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil.
Deputy for the Liberals accuse the law by insisting on antagonizing the Sadrist movem
It was believed that the formation of local governments would be (smoother) of the formation of the central government itself. But inter crises in several provinces indicate that the country at every step is facing a crisis
And (complications) invisible may be greater than the complexities visible and known to the people .... What is the solution of political opinion, especially since the Iraqi street is unstable and finds himself comfortable with everything that is happening in the country?.
MP for the Liberal block of the Sadrist movement Jawad al-Hasnawi said: "On the winning blocs in the provincial elections should go to the formation of governments smoothly; they Governments service no matter in politics. Accusing the coalition of state law that insists on the elimination antagonize the Sadrist movement in the formation of local governments . and stressed that the current Liberal he had good results, and the sequence third after the rule of law and citizens. said the deputy in his speech for the (East): When differed State of Law coalition with the mass of citizens, and the first corrupting the agreement, went a block citizen towards the current Liberal for the formation of local governments . added Hasnawi that lists non-Shiite and menus Kurdistan in Diyala province, got a political majority (14) members, and the Shiite alliance won (12) members. indicating that the Sadrist movement initiated by giving the post of governor to the Badr Organization, any of the alliance Shiite, and all the blocs agreed to this gesture to form a government of genuine partnership. but he also said: "We were surprised that Maliki had phoned (block united) in Diyala province, Mohammed al-Khalidi, and began bargaining UUC Aattiyn Shiite alliance as governor to (united) on the basis that there is an agreement with the Sadrist movement in Baghdad When we saw that (united) began to compete on the job we went to them and gave them the position of governor. " The MP said that he went Sadrist movement in Baghdad and Diyala gives a symbol of brotherhood and unity, and embodies the meaning of brotherhood and genuine participation.
Bayazid Hassan: SWAT forces must be resolved and integrated into the Ministry of Defence to it contrary to the Constitution
He called for mass change Bayazid Hassan, a solution SWAT forces after the crimes committed against the people and incorporated into the Defense Ministry in accordance with Article (9) of the Iraqi Constitution.
Hassan said in a statement to news agencies: You must be all Iraqi forces within the Iraqi army because Article 9 of the Constitution confirms that the armed forces made up of all spectra of the Iraqi people.
He called for the need to resolve SWAT forces and incorporated into the Ministry of Defence to commit crimes against the Iraqi people, pointing out that the constitution underlines the lack of intervention of the army in political affairs and also not to be used to suppress the people but the formation of SWAT forces 'unconstitutional'.
Barzani: Our visit to Baghdad message that we have one vote and we will continue to c
Said the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, "We came to send a message that we are brothers and one vote."
Barzani arrived Sunday morning at the head of government and political delegation to discuss the outstanding issues and the political crisis.
Barzani said during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, "We will continue to communicate because we need to get away from the risks of the country." And added that "the visit have a positive impact to solve problems
Deputy for Iraq: Barzani's visit to keep the crumbling political process and their to live Kslatin the prospects
Criticized MP coalition of Iraqi Talal Hussein visit of the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani to Baghdad.
Barzani had arrived Sunday morning to Baghdad at the head of government and political delegation to discuss the outstanding issues.
Hussein said that "this visit is to try to keep the crumbling political process to continue even if they were weak. Says.
"We believe today that the political process built on the basis of ethnic and sectarian began dying so everyone in the boat began to sink so they started يتكاتفون together to preserve what remains of their opportunities to live princes and sultans in this country. He said.
Barzani met during his visit with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is also scheduled to meet with the President of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi to discuss the latest political developments and destitute files between Baghdad and Erbil.
For his part, Vice-President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Imad Ahmed [a member of the Kurdish delegation visiting Baghdad] "We will work during the visit of the delegation which includes the ministers of natural resources and the Peshmerga to activate the joint committees that have been formed for the establishment of good relations between the federal government and the Kurdistan region," noting that "the visit is a response to the visit by Maliki's recent visit to Erbil. "
Barzani's visit to Baghdad after a three-year break because of political differences, where his last visit was in 2010, according to what reported by the MP for party Mahma Khalil