Parliamentary Energy: The collection of electricity fees from citizens will revive the national energy system

13/04/2017 11:20 | Number of readings:

Direction Press / Special

A member of the Committee on oil and energy parliamentary Tareq Siddiq said that "the collection of electricity wages of citizens is a legal right is indisputable, pointing out that" the national energy system needs a large sum of money to improve and assess, and the wages of electricity will contribute to the recovery of that organization.

A friend in an interview with "Trend Press" said that the issue of collection of electricity wages is a legal issue, whether stated by Prime Minister Haider Abadi or not, stating, "Citizens are supposed to be more aware of the completion of their duties to the state to get their rights of electricity .

"The national system of electricity needs several factors to regain its ability to cover all areas of Iraq, such as maintenance and reconstruction and the opening of new areas need this energy," adding that "when the citizen leads his duty towards the state will take full rights of electricity.

He pointed out that "the accumulated wages on the citizen needs fair solutions, and one of those solutions is the process of installment of such wages so that citizens can pay these amounts in the form of payments, pointing out that" the payment of debts accumulated in one lot will adversely affect the economic situation of the citizen.

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said last Tuesday that the provision of electricity in the country for 24 hours requires the implementation of the system of collection.

"The provision of electricity in the country for 24 hours throughout the country requires the application of a system of tax collection for citizens to collect the financial fees," Abbadi told a news conference.

He added that "the Council of Ministers decided to form a specialized committee in the Ministry of Electricity for the wages of contractors in the field of collection in line with the strategy to provide energy for 24 hours for citizens.