Claims representative to expedite the provision of the ration card items
On: Thu 1/12/2012 8:03
□ Baghdad / follow-up term Economic
Trade Minister Khairallah Hassan import of the ration card for the year 2012 from sources of production directly and not through contractors, adding that the move aims to provide high quality materials to citizens. Hassan told Kurdistan News Agency (Rn), that Ministry of Trade and Industry has decided to import the ration card items for the year 2012 from producing companies
Directly unlike past years where he is the import of those materials through contractors of the ministry, "noting that" step aimed at ensuring the delivery of high quality materials to the citizens and the provision of public money. "
Hassan added that "The ministry decided in the framework of its new import of rice from India to be of very good quality. "
According to statistics contained in the draft general budget for the year 2012, Iraq needs a million tons of rice and 4.0004 million tons of wheat and 500 thousand tons of sugar and 600 tons of infant milk and cooking oil to secure a share of its citizens from ration card for the current year.
The Iraqi Ministry of Trade had said earlier that the "provisions of the ration card within the Iraqi budget of the current year of $ 4 trillion dinars."
and return distribution system vocabulary of food, according to the ration card to the Iraqi citizens to the year 1990, after the decision No. 661 on 6 August by the UN Security Council, who spent the imposition of economic sanctions on Iraq.
to the Economic Committee called for the parliament, the Ministry of Commerce official to expedite the provision of the ration card items to the citizens.
and the said committee member Abdul-Hussein Abtan told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "Economic Commission representative asked the Ministry of Commerce officially accelerate the provision of the ration card items and not to delay it and make official reports to the Committee on the distribution process in all governorates of Iraq."
He Abtan to "inaccurate reports of the Ministry of Commerce, which speaks not to delay the distribution of the ration card items and deliver them to the citizens in a timely manner, "he added, saying that" the information and the official books received by the Committee of the provincial councils pointed to the delay and the Ministry of Commerce in the distribution of the ration card items. "
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Commerce announced a tender for the purchase of about 30 thousand tons of rice of any origin.
The Iraqi Ministry of Trade in a statement posted on its website that the deadline for bids is January 22 current and required to remain in force until 26 December.
Iraq has imported rice and flour, cooking oil and other materials for distribution to citizens within the ration card at low prices.
Iraq is one of the largest importers of rice and wheat in the world after the devastation suffered by agriculture in Iraq.
The Minister of Trade Khairallah Babiker had announced in a statement Monday that "the amounts that have been allocated within the current year budget, amounting to four trillion dinars, do not cover only a third of Iraq's need of the ration card items.
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