Abadi adviser: Merge industry companies aim to develop no intention to lay off workers
, Stressed the economic advisor to the prime minister, said Wednesday that the integration of the Ministry of Industry and Minerals group of companies aims to develop and invest, noting that the Council of Ministers already approved the program for the rehabilitation of state-owned enterprises, in preparation for privatized or converted for public contribution, while between that only 22 companies public session that exceeds their number, claim to achieve a "questionable" earnings, he stressed that the state does not intend to lay off about half a million workers in those companies.
He said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that "most of the fifty state-owned enterprises dependent on the work, whether industrial or oil or agricultural, although it has more than half a million people," adding that "22 of those companies only claim to make profits despite the doubts that hover around. "
He said the economic advisor to the prime minister Haider al-Abadi, that "the Ministry of Industry and Minerals began to dissolve formality to that problem by integrating its asymmetric to facilitate the development and investment," noting that "the Council of Ministers already endorsed a few months ago, on a program for the rehabilitation of state-owned enterprises, in preparation for submission to the sector private, or converted into a public joint stock company, or refer them to a foreign investor, or Kmsatahh ".
And on the employees in those companies, affirmed adviser Abadi, that "the state does not intend to lay off those workers, despite the large number."
The Ministry of Industry and Minerals, announced, (18th of October the current 2015), for approval of the Cabinet to merge and reduce its affiliates to only 32 decision, while showed that the merger adopted the similarity of jurisdiction without prejudice to the human resources working in those companies , called for legislative and executive bodies to support directed the ministry to promote the local industrial reality.
He was prime minister for economic affairs adviser, confirmed on Tuesday that Iraq imports worth $ 75 billion a year, many of them "worthless" what constitutes a drain on funds, calling for a focus on useful things that meet people's needs and raw materials to encourage industry and domestic production, while It called the Union of Chambers of Commerce to support local product activation procedures and quality control at border crossing points to rationalize the import.
It is noteworthy that Iraq is suffering a severe financial crisis due to the decline in world oil prices, and the war being waged against (Daash), note that the Iraqi economy depends almost entirely on the estimated oil revenues.
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