Parliament raises four proposals raise the participation rate in economic activity

Posted: December 28, 2013 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
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BAGHDAD / JD / .. House of Representatives proposed a number of ways that can contribute to raising the participation rate in economic activity for up to 50 percent through the year 2017.

A member of the Committee for Economy and Investment parliamentary Abdul Salam al-Maliki told the reporter / JD / The House of Representatives proposed the enactment of Social Security to strengthen the role of the private sector of the systems in the generation of employment opportunities, and securing the appropriate environment to transform the workers in the unorganized sector organizer.

He said among the programs of the founding of specialized programs to build women’s cognitive and Mharria and to enhance the rates of participation in economic activity, and linking rehabilitation programs and vocational training by the labor market.

At the time denied the economic and investment commission in the House of Representatives could vote during the current session of the Social Security Act, confirmed that the proposal would reduce the poverty rates in the country to 4%, emphasizing that the Statistics of local and international food security is inaccurate to the lack of a database are relying in the published figures.

It is noted that the level of poverty in Iraq is 23%, this means that a quarter of Iraq’s population living below the poverty line, of whom approximately 5% in the level of extreme poverty, “indicating that” poverty line includes the basic needs of food and non-food. ”

The House of Representatives has ruled out the possibility of the vote during the current session of the Social Security Act


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