Office Abadi: I got approval to buy ambulances for $ 20 billion

August 21, 2016

Light news/Baghdad

Press Office spokesman said Prime Minister Saad Al-Hadithi, Sunday, at a press briefing, in the framework of continued government action to strengthen the security system and upgrade Iraq security capabilities and take advantage of all the advanced means, the Cabinet approved forming a higher Committee includes representatives of the ministries of defence, Interior and communications, electricity and national security advisers in Baghdad Province.

In a statement, said "light news" "the Commission powers of seeking the opinion of the need of specialists to study the draft integrated control system for the city of Baghdad and develop mechanisms and ways of implementation required according to the consultancy study output provided by an international company specialized in this aspect and prioritize the implementation of the project according to its recommendations, the Ministry of communications to support walasna with respect to the infrastructure of all the available technologies and logistics to make this strategic project in coordination with ministries and the relevant authorities."

"In the same context, the Cabinet decided to allot some eight billion dinars from the emergency reserve to the national security advisers to provide technical services for signal intelligence system."

And the Prime Minister's spokesman said that "the Government despite critical financial conditions and complex economic situations and pressing expenses and determine priorities in spending, it strives to improve the health situation and raise the level of medical and therapeutic services provided by our heroic troops fighters and Iraqi citizens and attaches great importance to the fact that this sector of health services contribute to supporting Iraqi forces combat effort through wounded care and securing the necessary therapy as well as providing essential medical care for the rest of Iraqi citizens."

Emphasizing this aspect "Cabinet approved by the Ministry of planning to include 400 capacity hospital bed projects that reached completion percentage to five and 80 percent more within strategic projects to ensure complete delivery under bond and obliging Ministry of health to complete these hospitals."

In the Cabinet of the Ministry of health to announce the purchase of ambulances available at the Ministry and sum of 20 billion from 2015 to coordinate with the Ministry of finance in the amount spent on balancing 2016 and the Health Ministry authorization to establish technical specifications and the number and types of cars. "