The Ministry of Electricity, Sunday, that the statute of limitations of electrical networks led to the occurrence of accidents during the rainy, indicating that some networks of up to 50 years old.
He said ministry spokesman Mohammed Fathi's / scales News /, "The aging of electrical networks has led to incidents occurring during the rainy season because of damage to these networks, and this has led to the weakness of its current," pointing out that "some of the network up-old to 50-year-old and some 20 years. "
Fathi said that "the ministry has prepared a maintenance plan, involves changing those old networks and the distribution of new wires and switching the mayor as well as the replacement of old transformers," adding that "such a plan has not been implemented so far due to the lack of financial allocations crisis of the current year budget, which is nearing completion ".
It is said that Iraq suffers from a major crisis in processing power to the citizens, especially after the US occupation in 2003.
Iraqis depend on generators to meet eligibility for the shortfall in the national electricity processing.
The Fathi confirmed L / scales News / in (22 October 2015), lack of maintenance work stations funds during the period of "decline loads" offer, stressing that the government had not paid the ministry's budget. / Ended 29 n / 10
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