Parliamentary Energy announces the transfer of the oil and gas law to the next session
Baghdad / Al-Mawrid News: Today, Monday, the Parliamentary Oil and Energy Committee determined the extent to which the oil and gas law can be legislated in the current parliamentary session.
Committee member Sattar al-Jabri said, in a press statement, that “the oil and gas law is one of the strategic laws and it is difficult to resolve it in the current parliamentary session,” stressing that “it will be transferred to the next parliamentary session.”
Al-Jabri called for “making the law among the priorities of the next council, as it achieves social justice by distributing wealth to the people of the same country without discrimination of components or regions.”
The Oil and Gas Law establishes a system for managing oil operations in Iraq, taking into consideration the existing international agreements between the Republic of Iraq and other countries regarding the transportation of crude oil.
It also aims to define the basis for cooperation between the concerned ministries in the federal government, as well as to establish a base for coordination and consultation between the federal authorities and the authorities of the oil-producing regions and governorates.
We are working to disburse the salaries of retirees before Eid al-Adha…
The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs issued a clarification regarding the delay in releasing the salaries of insured retirees .
A statement by the ministry stated, “The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs / Department of Retirement and Social Security for Workers has completed all the procedures for disbursing pension salaries for the months of July and August, and the lists of salaries and checks were sent to the General Administration of Rafidain Bank on Sunday, 7-11-2021,” noting that “The delay occurred as a result of the clearing that occurred during Wednesday, which coincided with the official holiday .”
He added, “The ministry is waiting for the exchange instruction by the General Administration of Rafidain Bank, and the release of salaries will be announced on the official page, the ministry’s website, the department’s page and various media once they are launched by the bank .”He added, “This meal is supposed to be launched in the month of August, but due to the approaching Eid al-Adha, the department sought to spend it before the scheduled date.”
The Iraqi Prime Minister reveals the number of attempts to assassinate him
Baghdad today – Baghdad: Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi revealed that he was subjected to assassination attempts.
Al-Kazemi said, in a televised interview, which was followed by (Baghdad Today): “I have been subjected to three assassination attempts and I am not worried or afraid.”
He added: “I was offered the position of prime minister more than once. If I had not accepted the position, we would have witnessed a civil war as a result of the collapse that was taking place.”
Oil Minister: Iraq is working to create a stable and balanced global energy economy
Economy News – Baghdad: Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar thanked members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies for maintaining the stability of the oil market.
Abdul-Jabbar said, in a tweet on Twitter, “Thank you to all members of OPEC and its allies for their adherence to the unity of the position towards maintaining the stability of the oil market and the strength of prices.”
He added that “Iraq is working to create a stable and balanced global energy economy”.
He has economic and investment files… Baghdad receives a Saudi ministerial delegation
Baghdad today – The capital, Baghdad, receives a Saudi ministerial delegation headed by the Minister of Commerce, Majid Al-Qasabi, to discuss several files, including economic and investment.
And Gulf media quoted an Iraqi government official as saying, “A ministerial delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will visit Baghdad on Monday, which will be headed by Minister of Commerce Majid Al-Qasabi.”
He added that “the delegation is visiting Baghdad within the work of the Iraqi-Saudi Committee,” noting that “the delegation will meet a number of Iraqi officials, presidents, ministers and parliament .”
The work of the Iraqi-Saudi Higher Committee was launched on November 8, 2020, in the capital, Baghdad, as part of the two countries’ efforts to enhance investments and economic relations between them.
Al-Kazemi discusses with bin Zayed ways to achieve stability in the region
Baghdad / Al-Mawrid News: Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi discussed, during a phone call with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, ways to achieve stability in the region.
The Prime Minister’s media office said in a statement, “Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi received a phone call from the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, where they exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Adha, and their wishes for security and prosperity for the two peoples.” Iraqi and Emirati.
He added, “During the call, they discussed the development of relations between Iraq and the United Arab Emirates, as well as files and issues of common interest.”
Al-Kazemi praised “the bilateral relations between the two countries, and Iraq’s aspiration to develop and strengthen joint cooperation in various fields and levels.”
Bin Zayed expressed his “support for Iraq and the steps of the Al-Kazemi government aimed at reform, and the adoption of a policy of dialogue in order to achieve stability in Iraq and the region in general.”
AL-KAZEMI AND AL-SISI CONFIRM THE COORDINATION OF BILATERAL POSITIONS
Baghdad / National News Center المركز – Today, Monday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi affirmed the coordination of bilateral stances towards issues of mutual interest.
The media office of the Prime Minister stated, in a statement received by the “National News Center”, that “Al-Kazemi received a phone call from His Excellency the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, in which he congratulated him on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Adha.”
The statement added, “The two sides wished continued progress and prosperity for the Iraqi and Egyptian peoples, and to move forward on the path of consolidating bilateral cooperation ties, and joint coordination on issues of mutual interest.”
During the call, Al-Kazemi expressed his “looking forward to more bilateral work with the Arab Republic of Egypt, towards everything that enhances the region’s security and stability, and facing the current challenges facing the peoples of the region.”
For his part, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi affirmed “Egypt’s determination to strengthen ties of brotherhood, friendship and sustainable development with Iraq, to continue coordinating bilateral positions for the benefit of the two brotherly peoples, and to support the Iraqi government’s efforts to establish peace and security in the region.”
U.S. President to receive Al-Kadhimi on July 26
Shafaq News/ U.S. President Joe Biden will host Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at the White House on 26th of July.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, the visit will highlight the strategic partnership between the two countries and advance bilateral cooperation under a 2008 agreement that governed the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.
listing areas of common interest with Iraq, such as energy and health, Psaki said Biden looked forward to strengthening cooperation with Iraq on “security issues to include joint efforts to ensure the enduring defeat” of the ISIS.
About 3,000 soldiers of the Global Coalition forces are deployed in Iraq, including 2,500 American soldiers, to fight the ISIS organization.
OPEC issues a decision regarding Iraqi oil production
Baghdad today: Today, Sunday, the major producers of the OPEC + group reached a preliminary agreement to gradually increase production until December of this year, and to extend the agreement until the end of 2022.
Informed sources said that “OPEC + agreed to increase production in Kuwait and Iraq by 150,000 barrels per day, as reported by Reuters.”
She added that “the meeting of the new “OPEC +” alliance will be held later in the day via video communication technology.”
The sources indicated that “it is not clear to what extent the coalition countries will be able to commit to delivering the additional supplies to the market in August sales, as the agreement comes at a time when the Gulf countries are preparing for an official holiday due to Eid al-Adha this week.”
This development comes after news emerged that the UAE had reached a compromise last week regarding raising the reference level for its production, in a step that would pave the way for an agreement between the 23 OPEC + countries.