“0il Lakes”... How did Iraq's black gold not stave off its extreme poverty?
150 billion barrels, the volume of wealth and the poor 10 million, and researchers: “The state has abandoned its responsibilities and caused disasters.”
The Independent Arabic
Saturday 11 June 2022 17:40
Iraqis are living in a state of extreme discontent and frustration due to the continued poor services. (AFP)
Iraq has witnessed a significant decline in the services provided to its citizens, so that the Iraqi in his country has become like a second-class citizen, who does not enjoy his most legitimate rights to quality education. squarely, and Iraq's rich oil has not succeeded in staving off poverty, which is exacerbating year after year.
Anger, frustration and suffering
The professor of international economics, Nawar Al-Saadi, says that Iraqis are now living in a state of extreme discontent and frustration due to the continued deterioration of services, which poses a threat to social and security stability, and affects the economic movement and life in general.
An inevitable result of the fact that successive governments since 2003, until now, do not exceed the Green Zone in Baghdad and some official departments outside the capital.
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