Shafaq news publishes the cabinet’s decisions


Shafaq News / The Council of Ministers held its regular session, today, Tuesday, August 11, 2020, chaired by the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and discussed its agenda taking several decisions.

The Cabinet began its session by discussing developments about the Covid-19 pandemic, and the Ministry of Health plans in the areas of prevention and awareness.

The Cabinet approved the following:

·        With regard to the victims of the demonstrations:

1- Inclusion of the martyrs and wounded of the October demonstrations to the Martyrs Foundation Law No. 2 of 2009

2- Instructing the Ministry of Health to form medical committees of various specializations to monitor the health status of the wounded. And provide the necessary treatment for them.

3 - Refer the injured who cannot be treated inside Iraq to the relevant committee in the Ministry of Health and facilitate their treatment outside Iraq.

4- Inclusion of victims of the October 2019 demonstrations with health insurance.

5- Include a draft amendment to the Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs Law No. 39 of 2013, to include the disabled and injured victims of the protest movement in October 2019

·        With regards to Different things

1- The Ministry of Education completes contracting procedures with government presses and some private presses

2- Maintaining the contract with companies importing machinery and equipment dated December 16, 2019

3- Approval of statement No. (12) And recommendations of the Diwani Order (45 of 2018) regarding hospital projects.


·        In the regard of Dhi Qar Governorate

1-Allocation of 50 billion dinars to Dhi Qar Governorate

2- Exemption of Dhi Qar Oil Company from the instructions for implementing the federal budget, and instructions for implementing government contracts No. 2 of 2014


3- Approval of providing government departments with deferred gear material from the Ministry of Oil in implementing projects for Dhi Qar Governorate.

4- Completion of maintenance work for the Dhi Qar Bridge

5- Transferring a surplus amount of 20 billion dinars from the operating budget to the investment budget.

6- Providing municipal departments in Dhi Qar governorate with all requirements for street rehabilitation

7- Signing the contract for the Nasiriya International Airport project by the President of the Civil Aviation Authority, in coordination with the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.


           With regard to the electricity sector, the Council of Ministers approved a number of decisions on securing electricity, maintenance and others

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