BAGHDAD / Zahraa Hamid
The Ministry of Industry and Minerals, on Wednesday, its intention to reduce its companies from 67 to 32 only through integrated under near specialization, indicating that it has seven specialized companies with war production to support the security forces in their war against (Daash), while the Parliamentary Finance Committee promised that the merged companies Industrial must be accompanied by effective measures to protect the local product, pledging to focus on it during the debate on the next budget in 2016.
The ministry spokesman, Abdul Wahid al-Shammari, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), that "the ministry is preparing a plan for the advancement of the industrial reality in Iraq, through the integration of its companies to testify next year 2016, the beginning of the real work her," adding that "the process Integration has according near specialization among the companies involved, such as those which affected the automotive and mechanical industries and battery industry companies, or those under General Systems Company merged company information systems.
"Shammari said, that" the merger did not specify the number of companies, as it affected the seven companies close specialization, while long again two or three similar, "noting that" the ministry adopted the specialization process of the merger because it would create a centralized management gives laboratories and broad powers managers to manage things more freely.
"explained a spokesman for the Ministry of Industry and Minerals, that" The ministry has reforms administrative and financial In the area of human resources ", pointing out that" The ministry has provided many facilities for investors, whether they are Iraqis or foreigners.
"He said Shammari," The investment included multiple sectors, Calcment, vegetable oil, sugar and tires, "stressing that" the ministry reduced the number of firms from 76 to 32 only, "stressing that" the Ministry has seven companies involved in military production as an industry of weapons and missiles and equipment, to support the security forces in their war against Daash terrorist gangs.
"He continued, spokesman for the Ministry of Industry and Minerals, that" a group of military staff of production companies were working in manufacturing Military previously, and that many of them expressed willingness to work without pay was a matter of the ministry appreciation and pride.
"On the other hand counting member of the Finance Committee, the parliamentary, that the Ministry of Industry and Minerals to merge its companies serve their employees because it ensures their salaries, noting that the operation was under the recommendations of a committee set up in the Council of Ministers , which ranked companies for three varieties, are losing and are subject to rehabilitation and
profitable., said Haitham al-Jubouri, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The committee set up by the Council of Ministers recommended the restructuring of the Ministry of Industry and Minerals viable rehabilitation companies, combined with winning or converted to invest" he said, adding that "the Ministry of Industry and Minerals applied those recommendations as contribute much to activate the Iraqi industry."
felt Jubouri, that "the integration of the Ministry of Industry and Minerals process, should be accompanied by measures to protect the local product, and activate the tariff law, and stop dumping policy," noting "The next budget in 2016, which included such things, and that the House of Representatives will focus upon during the discussions of the draft law."
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