The allocation of funds (US $ visitor) for the implementation of infrastructure projects
Karbala - the gesture
made the province of Karbala request to the government for the amounts (dollars visitor) updated Arab expatriates and foreigners in order to develop the infrastructure which is witnessing great pressure during the pilgrimage services.
The governor of Karbala, Akil Turaihi in a statement »Sabah»: The government agencies holy shrines and people of the province are proud to provide services for visitors as part of the national and legitimate duty, because the city has become a kiss of the Islamic world.
He added that the visit of the tenth of Muharram saw the entry of seven million visitors to the city, when he had offered 1500 services procession for visitors on an ongoing basis, referring to the conservative times Administration Several claim to finding a suitable solution to facilitate the provision of services in order to raise the pressure on the budget allocated originally circuits sector with a view to the development of infrastructure, such as forming a private deal with religious visits Ministry or increase the financial allocations for the province through the monitoring of private funds for such visits, especially the millions Kzaarh tenth of Muharram and the death of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) and visit half of Shaaban and the anniversary of the birth of Imam Mahdi and visits of religious holidays and the anniversary of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (r) and the birth of Imam Ali (AS) and the birth of Imam Hussein (AS), and other visits by up where all the number of visitors to more than 50 million Guest.
He Turaihi that the province has the money in the Ministry of Finance within the allocations (US $ visitor), but did not receive it for years, especially as the Karbala come to visit the death of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him), which means that the province must follow the plans incomplete to secure the health and service and security aspects for visitors who Sfiton to the city to participate in the ceremony of the visit.
He noted that the province currently suffering from a lack of money, what drives the local administration to call the House of Representatives and the government to allocate sufficient funds to provide the services needed by the visitors, including the implementation of infrastructure projects infrastructure that are affected by the millions of visits, as well as a review of the fees that are obtained from the visitors, despite the fact that Karbala did not get any amount of them.
But the head of the provincial council Nassif Jassem rhetorical stressed in a statement »Sabah» that the financial distress experienced by the province will not affect the provision of services for visitors, because all the parties in the province will spare no effort in this context.
He added that the government should take into account the specificity of the province when determining financial allocations because it is an attractive city for the population on the one hand and the families of the displaced to and displaced from other provinces On the other hand, millions of visitors are attracted annually as the capital of religious tourism, but they do not currently enjoy in any privileges but rather that the financial allocations do not reach full.
and the rhetoric that the amounts (dollars visitor) has not acted to maintain since the year 2012 and so far, which is estimated at billions of dinars , stressing send an official letter to Dr. Haidar al-Abbadi Prime Minister states to claim the allocation of amounts updated from Arab and foreign visitors to Karbala directly rather than send it to the Ministry of Finance, because the province bear the major burden in providing services to Khmsin million visitors of the holy shrines throughout the year, which It requires sustain and develop the infrastructure of the city services
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