Kirkuk / long-Presse
Detection of the Iraqi Federation of Industries, the refusal of the Ministry of oil recommended by the Economic Committee of the Cabinet, up equipped fuel prices for the coefficient of asphalt, like their counterparts, which produces cement, bricks and plaster, gravel, appealing to the prime minister and the Economic Commission and the Ministry to reconsider its decision to support the national industry, especially those laboratories occupy thousands of workers, while the ministry and attributed it to their need for financial liquidity to finance the purchase of imported petroleum products.
A member of the Iraqi Federation of Industries, Xuan Aziz Saleh, in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that "the oil minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, rejected the recommendations of the Economic Committee of the Cabinet, calling for the reduction of fuel prices (black oil) equipped with a coefficient of asphalt, from 150 to a hundred dinars per liter, similar to those charged for processing brick plants and cement and plaster, gravel, "noting that" the oil minister attributed the refusal to reduce the price of fuel, the need for financial liquidity to finance the import of oil derivatives imported.
"Saleh added, that there are" 37 laboratories of thousands of workers , threatened with closure in the absence of reduction in the price of fuel, leading to deprive the local market and circles the service of their production, "calling the oil minister" to reconsider rejecting the recommendation based Economic Commission on the request of the Minister of Industry and Minerals, Mohammed al-Darraji, to support the local industry and provide more opportunities work.
"He appealed to member of the Iraqi Federation of Industries, the prime minister, Haydar al-Abadi, the Economic Commission of the Council of Ministers," the inclusion of owners asphalt plants reduction similar to other labs, especially that they occupy thousands of labor.
"has got the (long-Presse) on an official letter signed oil minister It shows his refusal to reduce the price of fuel oil (black oil) or oil residue to asphalt plants, attached to his image aside.
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