Long-Presse / Babylon
Described the province of Babylon management, on Friday, a decision Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi withdraw the appeal to amend the provincial Law No. 21 with "positive decision", saying the decision "gate" economic and investment gains each provinces, as shown that under withdraw the appeal will be transferred to the work and the powers of eight departments affiliated to the ministry, confirmed that the province has completed the transfer of the special powers of the six departments of the ministries to the organizational and financial preparations. "
The governor of Babylon honest meaning Royal, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Prime Minister's decision to withdraw the appeal to amend the Law of 21 positive and bold decision, because it will bring to the provincial councils chance stipulated by law to provide the service to the citizens residing within that local governments become effective governments."
The Royal, "The withdrawal of the appeal to amend the provincial Law No. 21, an important step will bring good opportunities for the recovery of the local economy in particular, and the country's overall level, where he is a gateway for economic gains and investment opportunities are good for all the provinces."
He explained Royal, he was "under withdraw the appeal will be transferred to the work and the powers of eight belonging to the ministries of circles, which Municipalities and Public Works, and Construction and Housing, and labor and social affairs, education, health, planning, agriculture, finance, youth and sports, to local governments."
And the Royal, "The transfer of powers and functions comes as a step in order to accelerate to meet the needs of citizens and to get rid of the administrative bureaucracy, as well as limit the financial costs and address the budget deficit to achieve harmony and smooth flow of work between the central government and local authorities according to the principles of the Constitution."
For his part, Chairman of the Board of Babil province, Raad al-Jubouri, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Prime Minister's decision to withdraw the appeal submitted by the Council of Ministers on the governorates not organized Act province No. 21 of 2008 of the Federal Supreme Court decision is important and positive, as represents an important start to activate the work of the provincial councils in order to play an important role in the economic and service development in various sectors and provide better services. "
He Jubouri, that "law enforcement mechanisms need to be applied, it has been agreed to form joint committees of the Ministry of State for Provincial Affairs and the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers for the purpose of accelerating the application of provisions of the law."
The Chairman of the provincial council, that "there is guidance from the Prime Minister to all ministries to speed up the transfer of ministerial powers enshrined in the law of 21, to the provinces," explaining "that the Supreme Coordinating Committee for Provincial Affairs restudy the amendment law above within thirty days, and propose the necessary adjustments to achieve harmony and smooth flow of work between the central government and local authorities in accordance with the principles of the Constitution. "
He said President of the Council, said that "Babylon has completed its preparations for the transfer of the powers and six departments of ministries to regulatory and financial affairs."
It is noted that Article 45 of the Second Amendment to the Law governorates not organized in the region No. 21 of 2008 voted by the former House during the last session the law stipulates the establishment of a body called the Supreme Commission for coordination between the provinces under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister and the membership of ministers (of Municipalities and Public Works, Construction and Housing and Work social and educational affairs, health, planning, agriculture, finance, sports and youth) in addition to the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, governors and heads of provincial councils, shall study the transfer of sub-circuits and devices, jobs, services and functions exercised by those ministries with allocated public budget, staff and employees to local governments in allocations operations provinces in the scope and functions set out in the Constitution and relevant laws imperceptibly, while the role of the ministries remain in the planning of public policy.
The Cabinet decided on, (the thirtieth of December 2014), the withdrawal of government appeal for law amending the governorates not organized law province, while calling for reconsideration within thirty days, stressed the need to achieve "harmony and flow" between the federal government and local governments .
The Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, pledged by chairing a meeting of the supreme body was to coordinate between the governorates not organized province, which was held in, (the 29th of January 2014), in Basra, with the participation of 11 Iraqi provinces, to proceed with the transfer of central powers to the provinces, while stressed the need for a fair distribution of wealth around the Iraqi people, counting the formation of regions, "a constitutional right."
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