Abadi: There are differing views on the transfer of powers to the provinces


BAGHDAD / long - Presse

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the transfer of powers to local governments the process as "not easy", confirming the presence of "a difference in visions," calling on the provincial councils to exercise its role effectively.
This came during chairing Abadi league atheist tenth meeting of the Supreme Commission for coordination between the provinces, which was held in Najaf province last Thursday.
The prime minister, according to a statement by his press office, received a (long-Presse) a copy of it, "the need to ensure the unity of the country in the process of transfer of powers," again, "the government's commitment to the transfer of powers to the provinces."
He said al-Abadi said "an important meeting of the transfer of powers, a process is not easy and there are differing visions of what is being transferred from the powers and are not taken to move it," calling on the provincial councils to "exercise its role effectively responsibility solidarity one and the success of the provincial success for the government and the government's success is the success of the provinces."
He said the Prime Minister that "our destiny is shared, and the threat of security, economic and financial-one challenge and we were able to walk in the country in spite of these challenges, and liberated the land and we passed many crises."
Abadi pointed out that "the right money management means very important and this was evident in the financial crisis of the country where that despite the crisis, the government could proceed with the provision of services."
The prime minister "has been providing electricity to the province of Basra, 24 hours a day because the province of Basra and all our provinces and our citizens are entitled to provide the best services to them," stressing that "there is a measure would be the provinces that offer the best services to its citizens through a differentiation between them."
In a related development, the governor of Salahuddin Ahmed Abdullah al-Jubouri announced that the central government has Salahuddin province to plan the transfer of powers under the amendments to the provincial councils, 21 of 2008 Act, after the exemption under an earlier decision.
The governor of Salahuddin Ahmed Abdullah al-Jubouri, in a statement received (long-Presse) a copy of it, that "the competent Supreme Committee to transfer powers voted unanimously to transfer the powers of the ministries to the Salahuddin province, and enrollment to maintain up with stable provincial security," noting that "this vote came after an earlier decision which deprived the province of the transfer of powers, also included Nineveh and Anbar. "
Jubouri said he "rejected in an earlier time this decision was considered Salahuddin of the areas in which they live and the security situation well after the liberation of 90% of the cities of Daash terrorist gangs."
He continued that "the meeting was held, on Wednesday, in the city of Najaf in connection with the transfer of powers to the provinces, and Salahuddin got a resolution unanimously granted the powers of ministries and append it up with a stable provincial security, which contributes to and directly in improving the economic and service, educational and reality."