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Government affirms its commitment to the transfer of powers to the provincial ministries
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Long-Presse / Baghdad
The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, on Wednesday, stuck Council for the transfer of powers from the relevant ministries of the provincial councils, indicating that the face of the Council and Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and the House of Representatives to take what requires to implement the resolution.
The Secretariat said in a statement I followed (range Press), "The Council of Ministers stick to the transfer of powers from the relevant ministries to the provincial councils in accordance with the government program, which the government is committed to its implementation."
She said the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, that "the Council the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Ahmed al-Jubouri, and the House of Representatives, taking what requires to implement the resolution," indicating that this "guidance comes at the Council of Ministers adopted a decision on the thirtieth session held on Tuesday, (28 of The current July 2015). "
It is noteworthy that the majority of local governments, has repeatedly stressed during the last term, its adherence to decentralization and the transfer of the powers of a number of federal ministries in her schedule next August, and threatened to resort to federal court to sue lagging ministries transfer of powers.
Article 45 of the Second Amendment to the Law governorates not organized in the territory, Law No. (21) of 2008 voted by parliament in June 2013, that "establish the board called (the Authority of the Supreme Coordination between provinces) headed by the Prime Minister, and the membership of Ministers ( Municipalities and Public Works, and Construction and Housing, labor and social affairs, education, health, planning, agriculture, finance, sports and youth) and Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, governors and heads of provincial councils.
The same article also states that "holds the body was the transfer of sub-circuits and devices, jobs, services and functions exercised by those ministries with allocated public budget and staff and personnel allocations, to the provinces within the scope of its functions set out in the Constitution and relevant laws gradually and remains the role of ministries in the planning of public policy." .