Basra - Saad Al-Sammak
detect and Communications Minister Hassan Kadhim Al-Rashed about the existence of disagreements with the CMC on special powers to move the mobile phone license the fourth, which led to delay the launch of its announcement to invest.
And as he emphasized that the ministry has developed a plan to invest in the overall competition between voice communications and Internet companies service projects in the provinces, in order to provide the financial revenues of the general budget, he pointed to the assignment of the project (Kate Web) to control the gates of Iraq of the Internet, to an international company to implement it over the next six months.
He said Al-Rashed in an interview with the «morning» during his visit to the province of Basra: that his ministry He had previously obtained the approval of both houses of former ministers and MPs, to set up a network of national contacts, but I was surprised during the past few days asking CMC fourth license for mobile customers to invest for companies, which means closing the doors to the public sector for the calibration of the cost of mobile phone calls and Internet service by the minute National with the high cost, which the licenses currently operating companies impose on subscribers.
Al-Rashed said that his ministry has asked the CMC to obtain frequencies license the fourth, in order to complete another announcement put up for investment requirements, but that the Commission deliberately delayed approval in order to put forward its part to invest According to its own regulations, which vary with the objectives of the Ministry of Telecom efforts to establish a national network to compete with mobile phone companies and break the monopoly of the service by it, warning that it violates the government work rules, particularly that the ministry received approval from the legislative and executive sides. The minister said that the approval included the right of the Ministry to act on its shares of the company amounting to 51 percent of the capital, for the purpose of selling them on the citizens, two years after its inception to ensure the right of citizens to contribute to the economic projects, while the operator retains the amount of 49 percent of its share, which goes then to the Finance Ministry.
And The Ministry of Communications plan to open the door for investment in projects, among adult that put forward is designed to deliver voice services and the Internet to most of the population centers in the country, stressing an end to the documentation for technical requirements to cover the provinces distinctive communications services, in line with market requirements using the latest technical means in this area.
The minister said that the ministry is working to deliver Internet service (ftth1) for voice and video transmission through optical cable to all residential neighborhoods, commercial and industrial centers in the country, through the networks set up by the ministry with the investment companies to provide its services early next year, in 2016, of which 50 000 line for each province, alluding Ban cable optical service that will reach the citizens will lead to lowering the cost of contributions paid by citizen networks the Internet and telephone communications, what would be the free voice service compared to prices of service the mobile phone operating companies are currently in the country, as well as they serve the security side, through free choice put cameras in anywhere you want the security services, in addition to providing the ministry of public addresses.
On the other hand, revealed Rashed that the Ministry of Communications forwarded the draft (Web Kit) to control all online portals operating in the country, what the federal government will give the ability to withhold or cancel all porn sites Awalarhabiyh or those that are harmful to national security, or any program specified by the law in force in the country, stressing that the project gates control, will enable stakeholders also know capacities in and out of Iraq, along with access to everything that exists within the programs online and control over their content, which will come out of Iraq from the open Internet Square regarding known and unknown application programs and being able to refine As in other countries, and thus the protection of society and national security of the beliefs and goals of sabotage.
As regards his recent visit to Iran, Minister of Communications said it came from Iraq's desire to activate the agreements signed with foreign countries to invest in projects of the ministry, adding that the ministries of communications in the two countries have already signed a memorandum of understanding included a range of titles, including the interconnection between the two countries project, in addition to a project to extend optical cable line (transit via Iran) to Armenia and from there to countries of the Caucasus, as well as search parties the possibility of the participation of Iranian companies to investments in communications posed by the ministry sector, especially the development of e-services project, especially that the ministry has the Institute for Communications can be rehabilitated to take its role in cooperation with the Iranian experience in the preparation and training local cadres on modern communication technologies.
According to Rashid that he discussed with his counterpart Eran means of communication for Iranian visitors insurance through the death of Imam Hussein (AS), especially as their numbers exceed one million visitors a year, along with the participation of other preparation of various religious events.
and the previous debt owed by citizens for the post-2003, said Minister Communications Hassan Rashed, said his ministry was in the process of preparing a file special on the subject and presented to the Cabinet for approval of the solutions proposed by the ministry, and then approved by the House of Representatives in the event of voting upon, persisting that the ministry the authority associated with the approval of only the installment of that debt, either reaching legal solutions to develop a debt dating back to the Finance Ministry, it is the prerogative of the House of Representatives.
and on the reform plan prepared by the ministry, Al-Rashed said to commence business within a special committee formed with the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers to discuss the ministry's structure and the development of its departments to combat public corruption and pressure operating and investment expenses , down to achieve the ministry's plan to provide financial returns by investing in projects of the ministry, stressing at the end of his speech to exempt advisers and other positions which are included in the decisions and issued by the Prime Minister.
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