Italy gives Iraq $ 2.72 million to rehabilitate the civilian infrastructure

Wednesday December 232 015 13:00

Alsumaria News / Baghdad
The United Nations announced on Wednesday, for Italy to provide $ 2.72 million to support stability in Iraq and the rehabilitation of civilian infrastructure, while the Italian ambassador in Baghdad, Marco Carnelos pointed out that the Iraqi government is making an effort "serious" in dealing with the refugee crisis.

The United Nations Mission in Iraq, in a statement seen Alsumaria News him, said that "Italy was awarded $ 2.72 million to finance the immediate stabilization fund of the United Nations Development Programme, which offers fast support to assist in the rehabilitation of civilian infrastructure and the launch of the local economy and strengthen the government's capacity and promote community reconciliation in Iraq".

The statement added that "the grant comes as part of an Italian pledge worth seven million and 630 thousand dollars to support the restoration of stability, which recently expanded in the provinces of Salahuddin, Diyala, Nineveh and Anbar activities."

For his part, Deputy Director of the United Nations Development Programme in Iraq Sultan Hagiyev, the Italian contribution as "generous," saying it "will help a lot, as it increases UNDP work in the New Year with the liberalization of gray areas and other important soon, and we will have great efforts to make 2016 to assist in the operation of the youth in the affected areas, and to encourage community reconciliation and re-build civilian infrastructure, including electricity grids and water installations and public buildings. "

In turn, the Ambassador of Italy to the Iraq Marco Carnelos said that "the Government of Iraq is making a serious effort to deal with the current refugee crisis, would Italy's commitment to Iraq within the framework of restoring stability, which also includes the necessary Iraqi police training programs that will ensure local communities and regions liberated security and pave the way for the safe return of displaced persons to their homes and prevent the Iraqis to become refugees projects. "

Iraq has been an extraordinary security situation, the security as military operations continue to expel the organization "Daash" of areas where the spread, as the international coalition carried out air strikes targeting the organization sites in those areas expect casualties in its ranks.