Report

rss

Iraq News

Kurdistan

Economy

World

All News

PM al-Kadhimi departs to Brussels

Category: Iraq News

Date: 2021-06-29T17:36:09+0000
PM al-Kadhimi departs to Brussels
Shafaq News/ The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, and his accompanying on Tuesday embark to Belgium's capital city, Brussels, on an official visit to the European Union headquarters.

According to PM al-Kadhimi's office, he will hold a series of meetings with officials in Belgium and the EU. 

Ahead of his departure, al-Kadhimi said that this visit revolves around Activating the agreements concluded with the European countries to expand the economic cooperation and contribute to helping Iraq overcome the economic crisis. 

"Iraq suffers from a seasonal shortage in power supply. The Government acknowledges it and will take measures to tackle it, given that we inaugurated four grand power plants this year and we expect to inaugurate more in the next few months." 

"Power production has reached its highest rates in decades. However, the challenges remain massive. We still need to put more work to transcend to the level our people deserve and [meet] its legitimate rights, securing power is one of which." 

"The electricity crisis is a product of a poor management and a long-standing waste of funds and efforts without a clear long-term approach," he added, "the Government worked over the past year to expand the investments in the electric power sector and activated investments in Iraqi gas, which operates most of our power plants."

"The talks with the EU will be focused on this fields, in addition to other economic, security, and political aspects."

A source told Shafaq News Agency yesterday that Brussels will be PM al-Kadhimi's first stop in a European tour that includes serial talks with European officials.

related

Al-Kadhimi instructs revitalizing the reconstruction in Sadr city 

Date: 2021-06-05 16:57:05
Al-Kadhimi instructs revitalizing the reconstruction in Sadr city 

UK to hand Iraq around 5000 looted artifacts

Date: 2020-10-23 10:00:01
UK to hand Iraq around 5000 looted artifacts

Al-Fatah Accuses the Government of Providing Confidential Information to Target PMF

Date: 2021-03-01 13:58:53
Al-Fatah Accuses the Government of Providing Confidential Information to Target PMF

Al-Kadhimi dismisses and reprimands officials in the Ministry of Electricity in the wake of today’s nationwide outage

Date: 2021-07-02 13:06:03
Al-Kadhimi dismisses and reprimands officials in the Ministry of Electricity in the wake of today’s nationwide outage

Iraq PM pushes for Assad's return to Arab League

Date: 2021-04-13 19:29:01
Iraq PM pushes for Assad's return to Arab League

President Salih: targeting al-Kadhimi is a grave transgressions and a coup against the constitution

Date: 2021-11-07 06:22:56
President Salih: targeting al-Kadhimi is a grave transgressions and a coup against the constitution

PM held expanded security meeting the at the eve of al-Salam brigades Mobilization

Date: 2021-02-09 15:59:58
PM held expanded security meeting the at the eve of al-Salam brigades Mobilization

Al-Kadhimi: attacks on the security forces will no longer be allowed

Date: 2020-08-13 17:18:41
Al-Kadhimi: attacks on the security forces will no longer be allowed