Posts Tagged ‘Iraqi Kurdistan’

Economic parliamentary decision for “time”: the budget up to the House of Representatives next week

Monday, December 30 1 / December 2013 15:03

Decision likely parliamentary Economic Committee, on Monday, the arrival of the federal budget bill to the House of Representatives next week, while pointing out that the political differences around will contribute to the delay in approval. (more…)

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Saturday 28 December 2013

witnessed the 2013 events, economic prominent left a clear imprint on the level of the national economy, starting from the start of initial production fields Garraf and crazy petroleum giants and rising oil exports, through the rise back up Iraq’s hard currency, and the development and the largest federal budget in the history of Iraq, down to the the conclusion of a memorandum of understanding with one of the Swiss companies to set up a refinery in Missan. (more…)

25/12/2013 17:56:00

Baghdad (NINA) – Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, agreed on settling all outstanding issues between the Region and the Center.

Informed source told NINA on Wednesday, Dec. 25, that Maliki met with Nechirvan Barzani discussing outstanding issues between the Region and the Center; and they have agreed on general settlement. (more…)

21-12-2013 10:30 AM
Baghdad (newsletter). Member of Committee on oil and energy Deputy//ULI Al-Shara, the oil and gas Act will enhance transparency in oil dealings between the Government and the territory, will the good clear oil policy without any doubts.

Shara said (News Agency): the oil law is due to differences in economic and political and legislative status and territory governments where both explain the article 112 of the Constitution as his advantage. (more…)

Finance: The government will send a budget this week

12.16.2013

Ahmed Mohamed parliamentary Finance Committee announced that the government will send a draft law on the federal budget to the House of Representatives during the current week.

She said the adoption of the budget discussions will take two months at least. Committee Chairman MP Haider al-Abadi’s «future» yesterday that according to our information, the draft general budget of the federal government will reach to parliament during the current week. (more…)

The conclusion of the visit of the officials acting USAID to follow the projects carried out in Iraq

12/09/2013 16:57
Baghdad announced that the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, on Monday, the conclusion of the visit of the officials at the U.S. Agency for International Development in Iraq and see the projects carried out in Iraq, in the areas of primary health care, and job creation, and support for the elections, and administrative reform. (more…)

Oil: Kurdistan agrees to put its oil revenues in the account for the benefit of checks on Iraq
12/06/2013 –

revealed the Iraqi Oil Ministry, on Friday, for the approval of the Kurdistan region put its oil revenues at the expense of the United Nations in favor of Iraqi oil revenues, with the supervision of the central government on the quantity and quality of raw and management of revenues collected, while expected to testify this month to sign a formal agreement is on impact of the resumption of exports of the region through a pipeline Kirkuk Ceyhan. (more…)

Oil: did not hear anything about the agreement, Erbil and Baghdad on oil exports from the region

06-12-2013 11:33 AM
Baghdad (newsletter).The Committee on oil and energy parliamentary it support any agreement between Baghdad and Erbil to export oil region crisis, indicating that the recent agreement between the parties was not offered as not in the ‘ core ‘ work.

Member of the Parliamentary Committee on oil and energy Awad Al-Awadi (News Agency news): ‘ we believe the parties and the Centre are seeking to resolve the dispute over the export of oil and revenues and develops its solutions ‘. (more…)

04/12/2013
despite sought by the Iraqi government to throw the ball in the stadiums Turkish and Kurdish on the issue of export of oil from the Kurdistan region through a special tube, the recriminations still persists between the two parties.

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz, who concluded an agreement with Baghdad necessary government not to conclude any agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government on the export of oil without the knowledge of the Iraqi government, announced yesterday that from Erbil «Kurdistan region of Iraq has come to an agreement on energy with the central government in Baghdad this month». (more…)

Editor: AF, RS 12/02/2013 6:54 p.m.
Showed Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Rose Nuri Shaways, on Monday, optimism about the future of Iraq in the field of natural resources, and among that Iraq is among the largest energy producing countries in the world with imports up to 93% of the annual budget, called for negotiations between the province Kurdistan and the center and the rest of the provinces in the field of oil and speed up the enactment of laws related to this area. (more…)

The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers of Iraq, on Monday, said the council will discuss on Tuesday in its regular budget bill for next year.

The secretary general of the Council of Ministers Ali Mohsen Ismail in a press statement received “obelisk” a copy of which, “The Council will discuss at its meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, December 3 budget bill for the year 2014.” (more…)

SUNDAY, 01 NOVEMBER / 1 DECEMBER 2013 12:45

Federal Government predicted Sunday the completion of the federal budget for the year 2014 within the next two weeks.

The most controversial point of the draft next year’s budget dues Kurdistan Region of Finance after the federal government sought to reduce the ratio to 10% instead of 17% compensation for financial losses she stopped by the region for the export of oil.

The Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs purity of net debt for “Twilight News”, “The committee in charge of the follow-up file federal budget is still far from work did not end Manmha.” (more…)

Deport the law of oil and gas to the next parliamentary session
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27/2 NOVEMBER 2013

Commission said the oil and energy parliamentary, Wednesday, that the few remaining period of the age of the current parliamentary session is not enough to hold understandings lead to approval of oil and gas law, asserting that the law left to the next session. (more…)

oil and gas law’s absence would increase the differences between local governments and the Centre on the oil

25-11-2013 08:07 AM
Baghdad (newsletter). Oil and Energy Committee, warned of the increasing differences between the Federal and provincial governments for the Kurdistan region and the provinces regarding the oil as a result of the absence of the oil and gas law. (more…)

Oil parliamentary reveal for “Khandan” the latest developments in the file oil and gas law
05:11:22 / 11/2013

Khandan – Zia-Khalifa revealed to the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary about the latest developments in the file legislation to oil and gas law controversial among Iraqi political parties and between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government and the rest of the provinces. (more…)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 2 / NOVEMBER 2013 14:15

Turkish government announced on Thursday it was in talks with the Iraqi government on the proposal provides for opening an account for the Kurdistan Region’s oil revenues, while hinted that talks are continuing to put the proposal into effect.

alt Kurd leader revealed on Tuesday the first U.S. proposal for a Turkish province’s oil revenue-sharing between the Kurdistan region and the central government in Baghdad, as It is hoped that the Kurdistan Region begins pumping oil to world markets via Turkey through a new pipeline. (more…)

14-11-2013

Iraqi parliament succeeded last week in the passage of a law legislative elections scheduled in April next after the long months of talks, have not gone hours on the adoption of the law until the voices objecting to it.

Objections issued by the political blocs, deputies and civil society organizations and experts revealed the existence of legal and constitutional loopholes which has being challenged before the Federal Court. (more…)

Published on Friday, October 15 2 / November 2013 13:19

Attributed Finance Committee Alnielyh, Friday, reasons for delay in the federal budget, discussions with representatives of the Kurdistan Alliance and the federal government about the points of contention between Baghdad and Erbil, especially those related to entitlements oil companies operating in the Kurdistan region, and the possibility of merging Peshmerga Ministry of Defence. (more…)

Screen Shot 2013-11-14 at 12.44.42 PMIFC International Group To Open An Office In Erbil
On November 14, 2013 in the economic

Arbil / News Network Iraq – announced the Kurdistan Regional Government’s intention to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to open an office in the Kurdistan Region.

Said in a statement to the government today: that (IFC), the largest development institution global focus in particular on the private sector in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, expressed during a meeting held on Wednesday, in the office of the Ministry of Planning in the Kurdistan Regional Government. (more…)

Parliament cancels its meeting next week to the government not to send the budget bill [Extended]
Wednesday, October 13 2 / November 2013 19:19

Canceled the Presidency of the Council of Representatives its meeting scheduled for next Sunday.

A parliamentary source told all of Iraq [where] on Wednesday that “the presidency of the parliament decided to cancel a meeting Sunday, the next entry in the legislative recess, which will begin next Friday and ends on 15 January next year.” (more…)

11.11.2013 12:00 AM

Congress assert the “morning” that attempts to destinations to block legislation
BAGHDAD – morning
seeking the House of Representatives to end differences on the law of parties and voting on it after the passage of the general budget for the year 2014, according to uncover the source of a parliamentary early “morning.”
the source said: “The Presidency House of Representatives told the parliamentary blocs all need to speed up agreement on the law of parties and passed before the end of the age of the Parliament for its importance in the political arena. ”
(more…)

A member of the parliamentary regions: the election law will lead to some change and personal interests of the leaders behind the appeal
Sunday, November 10 2 / November 2013 14:16

Praised a member of the Committee of the Regions parliamentary and provincial Iqbal coracoid electoral law and said it includes all the ingredients and there is no political marginalization or exclusion except for not abuse the Kurds with Faili Kurds and give them their entitlement just like any other minorities. ” (more…)

U.S. newspaper: Kurds seeking independence with the help of Turkey and Baghdad and Washington Mtchwican the national conflict
Sunday, November 10 2 / November 2013 13:23

The newspaper said Washington Post of America said that “the Kurdistan region is looking forward to realizing the dream of the long-awaited independence with the help of Turkey, at a time when the rest of Iraq a wave of violence and bombings.” (more…)

05/11/2013 – 17:07

was Vice President, for his country’s welcome to pass Iraq’s election law, saying that the consensus that happened today showed the power of democratic institutions in Iraq, praising led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi and Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani.

said Joseph Biden In a statement posted on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, seen by “Alsumaria News”, “The United States welcomes passes the law governing parliamentary elections, the Iraqi Council of Representatives,” adding that the issuance of this law is “the result of several weeks of negotiation and compromise among all political blocs Home in Iraq. ” (more…)

29 October 2013
Predicted Chairman of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives Haider Abadi, the late arrival of the draft 2014 budget law to the Council to contain the problems in the financial structure, revealing that the discussions of the Ministerial Committee for examining the details of the ongoing budget.

He Abadi hoped the arrival of the budget to the House of Representatives before the holiday legislative and the end of the year, according to the constitution, likely delayed arrival and استغراقها in the discussions to the next year, which is unwelcome to overlap with the campaign because it will affect ordinary citizens and affect the activity of the state in general and enters bargains . (more…)

Planning informed the parliament of Iraq’s population is now 35 million
Wednesday, October 30 1 / Okrudolf 2013 20:13

A parliamentary source said that the Ministry of Planning reported that the number of House of Representatives of Iraq’s population is now 35 million people.

The council has asked the Ministry of Planning statistics on the number of population in order to determine in the new draft law for elections, the number of MPs in the next session. (more…)

28/10/2013
IRBIL, Oct 28 (KUNA) — The 6th International Exhibition for Construction and Environmental Technology, Materials and Equipment for Iraq (Project Iraq 2013) opened at the fairgrounds on Monday, Under aegis of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government.

Eighteen Kuwaiti firms showcase their products at the exhibition which lasts until October 31, said Zainab Hussein, director of the Export Promotion Division of Kuwait’s Public Authority for Industry (PAI). (more…)

10/27/2013 12:00 AM

Following his visit to Kurdistan and meeting with officials in Erbil,

expressed Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani, hope to establish parliamentary elections as scheduled, without delay, expressed during his meeting with House Speaker Osama Najafi yesterday in Arbil, the hope reaching political parties to positive results that could lead to common understandings to pass the election law, which called for the need to make some adjustments to it, and in a form which can ensure the region’s share of compensatory seats. (more…)

Thursday, 24 October 1 / Okrudolf 2013 15:44

Lifting of the House of Representatives its usual to next Monday.

A parliamentary source told all of Iraq [where] on Thursday that “the Council lifted its to next Monday.” (more…)

Thursday, 17 October 2013 11:59

Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Mohammed al-Sayhoud, of the State of Law Coalition described discussing replacing the President, Jalal Talabani, at the current time as “Complicated.” (more…)