Abadi renewed his government's commitment to the transfer of powers to the provinces
BAGHDAD / long-Presse
He called on the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Monday, to the provinces that did not comply with what has been agreed upon in the upper body coordination between the provinces accountable. The lagging student ministries to speed up the transfer of powers to the provinces, warned against interference in the professional aspects of the state institutions. This was according to a statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on the sidelines of chairing the ninth meeting of the Supreme Commission for coordination between the provinces, which was held in the province of Babylon, and received (range Press), a copy of it.
The Abadi "commitment to the transfer of powers to the provinces in accordance with the Constitution and the law and government program," noting that "some provinces did not comply with what has been agreed upon at the supreme body coordinating between the provinces, whose decisions are binding and this is unacceptable and will be accounting him."
The Prime Minister added that "there Problems emerged influence in the state and in the situation of some provinces, slides, including those related to health institutions and intervention by, "adding that" there is a violation by some provinces their share of electricity, which negatively affects the rest of the provinces and the injustice to the citizens of these provinces as well as the issue of water and the excess quota water where it should be a fair distribution. " The Prime Minister called for "cooperation between the provinces and to speed up lagging ministries and the transfer of powers to the provinces," stressing the need to "activate the role of the provincial councils and not to disrupt the work because of political differences adversely affect the work."
He stressed Abadi "the need to achieve a state of harmony between the Council and the conservative, Because their work complementary and the intersection will affect the development of the province, "warning of" interference in the professional aspects of the institutions. " At a press conference held after the meeting of more than four hours it took, and attended (range Press) Abadi "The central government is committed to the transfer of powers and received a law 21 of 2006 amended by the Act 19 of 2013," noting that "there are problems in the transfer of powers process and we must solve it and we said, We are involved the transfer in accordance with the law. " He said Abadi, that "the powers should be transferred and must be dealt with professionally and not on the basis of political quotas", returned the goal of that process is the "development and construction of the provinces," noting that "it was agreed that the transfer of powers among the eight ministries and local governments process."
The prime Minister said "corruption is a major scourge must face a scientific manner and accurate information and documents in order to retrieve all the money that was stolen from Iraq."
The article (45) of the second amendment to the law of governorates not organized in the territory of Law No. (21) for the year 2008 which voice by Parliament in its meeting held in the (23 June 2013), it states that "A commission named (the supreme body for coordination between the provinces) headed by the Prime Minister, and the membership of Ministers (Municipalities and Public Works, and Construction and Housing, Labour and Social Affairs, and Education, health, planning, agriculture, finance, sports and youth) and Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, governors and heads of provincial councils. " The Authority, "the transfer of sub-circuits, devices, jobs, services and functions exercised by those ministries with allocated public budget and staff and personnel allocations, to the provinces within the scope of its functions set out in the Constitution and relevant laws gradually within a time limit not exceeding two years and remains the role of ministries in the planning of public policy.
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