Parliamentary Agriculture calls to draw up a plan to rebuild the agricultural sector
BAGHDAD - Muhannad Abdul Wahab
stressed members of the Committee on Agriculture, Water and marshes in the House of Representatives that the Government should draw a strategy to rebuild the agricultural sector in the country's plan, especially as the land of Iraq is one of the more land-prone region so fertile, pointing out that the Commission is seeking through legislative work and oversight in the House of Representatives to pass laws that would revive agriculture and support the farmer in all possible ways and means at its disposal in order to deliver Iraq to safety and access to self-sufficiency, and the elimination of financial and administrative corruption, which disrupted revitalize agriculture.
Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Water and marshes parliamentary Furat al-Tamimi, revealed pursuit Regulatory Commission Specialized Conference to decision-makers under the slogan (water in Iraq .. priority legislation and the development and negotiation) to discuss the completion of laws and regulations related to water, the most important of the National Council for Water Law and amend the wording of articles Aldstureten water relating to the system (110.114) in line with the developments and accuracy idioms Scientific and activation of previous agreements and the development of memorandums of understanding and protocols with neighboring countries and work on the development of bilateral and regional agreements especially water resources ». Development recommendations Tamimi said that« the Committee stressed the need to shift to integrated water management and optimize the use and preservation of this wealth, and development commensurate with the increase steady in the needs and the large gap between supply and demand and the adoption of the strategic study of water and soil as a road map to work on consistently between different ministries and sectoral bodies of water. recommendations to negotiate and pointed Chairman of the Committee that the main recommendations in the field of negotiation, was the formation of high government delegation level to discuss the River status current Euphrates and support the negotiating team and diplomatic efforts of Iraq by all legal and political means and to benefit from international support and international organizations and mechanisms to promote Iraq's negotiating position by joining the international conventions and institutions such as the Helsinki Convention in 1992, and the Convention of the United Nations in 1997 and take a unified position on the 1975 agreement with Iran, especially in relation to rivers border line Altaluk in the Shatt al-Arab. Committee discussions between al-Tamimi said the Committee discussed the clauses and terms of the draft agricultural land Rent Act, where the Agriculture Committee agreed with the Legal Committee of the House of Representatives to proceed to introduce the draft law, proposed law «Iraq's accession to the Convention on the Protection and Use of waterways cross-border and International Lakes »for submission to the Presidency of Parliament for the purpose of sending it to the Council of Ministers, as well as project the Fifth Amendment to the law maintenance of irrigation and drainage networks No. (12) for the year 1995 for the purpose of submission to a vote, and read the project of the National Council for Water Law, and refer the draft property to install law in agricultural lands and orchards excluded from the settlement work. Alastdavat He Tamimi that the committee sought to host the General Authority of agricultural land and assistant general manager of the legal department at the Ministry of Agriculture director to discuss the clauses and terms of the draft Law rent of agricultural land, hosting and Water Resources Minister Mohsen al-Shammari to consider the draft law of the Council National Water and Director General of the Public Authority for Agricultural lands Mohammad Karim Jassim and a number of officials in the Commission to discuss the draft law of property installed in agricultural land excluded and orchards of the settlement work, as well as the vision of the Ministry of Agriculture on the law. meetings, said Chairman of the Committee that his committee held several meetings with the Minister of Agriculture Falah Hassan Zeidan and head of the parliamentary finance committee, Ahmad Chalabi and a number of its members to discuss the subject of the draft Supreme agricultural initiative in the Federal 2015 budget allocations, and the need to provide these customizations to support lending to projects fund in addition to the ministry's investment projects for which related to the initiative, also met with the Minister of Water Resources Mohsen Shammari, who stressed during the meeting the government's determination on the legal withdrawal «National Water Council» and «Ministry of Water Resources Law» to re-wording and add amendments to them. side oversight in turn, said the Committee on Agriculture, Water and marshes decision Ghazi Faisal al-Gaood: The Committee considered the issue of convening a scientific conference sponsored by Chairman of the House of Representatives for water with the participation of relevant ministries and relevant agencies on the occasion of the celebration of World Water Day on 22 March 2016. He said in a statement »Sabah», that «the Commission is seeking to host the general manager of the agricultural company equipment to discuss the processing of agricultural fertilizer for this season material contracts and suspicions of corruption that have been raised about it, and representatives of farm associations in the provinces of Dhi Qar and Wasit to discuss the problems and constraints faced by farmers in the two provinces, will also host a delegation of notables Haditha District in Anbar province in the presence of Minister of Water Resources Mohsen al-Shammari to discuss the suffering of the people of the elimination of Daash, and the problems of water releases of the Haditha Dam and power plant, and the managing director of the Canadian company and the director general of the Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture for the company's business and vaccines produced by, and adviser to the World Food Program of the United Nations Mission John Stnker to review food program in Iraq and advisor to the Ministry of Water Resources Bakhtiar Abdul Rahman Abdul Karim and several works of general managers in the ministry.
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