Iraqi News Highlights Saturday Evening 12-17-22
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Arshad Al-Salihi Stresses The Necessity Of Making Amendments To The Constitution And Describes It As Full Of Mines
Saturday 17, December 2022 14:14 | political Number of readings: 250 Baghdad / NINA /- The head of the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee, Arshad Al-Salhi, stressed the necessity of making amendments to the constitution in its current form, describing it as full of mines, negative loopholes, and multiple crises.
Al-Salhi said in his intervention today during the conference organized by the Baghdad Riwaq Center for Public Policies: The constitution was written by a political class that did not participate in political action before 2003 and was not mature to the extent required. Therefore, the constitution in its current form is full of mines and bumps and has entered the country into a whirlpool of Multiple disputes, problems and crises.
Al-Salhi added: The constitutional amendments committee that was formed in the previous parliamentary sessions were not clear and did not agree on the form of the system, whether it would be presidential or parliamentary, and therefore consensus has become a major challenge in front of the steps to amend the constitution and put Iraq on the right path.
Arshad Al-Salihi indicated during the conference, which was attended by Dr. Salman Al-Jumaili, a member of the Constitution Writing Committee, and Wala Talabani, Advisor to the Council of Ministers for Women’s Affairs, that the Iraqi Basic Law in 1925 was written under the occupation and subsequent constitutions were written after military coups./ End
The Director Of UNESCO Intends To Visit Iraq And Attend The Ceremony Of Ringing The Bells Of The Churches Of Mosul
Saturday 17 December 2022 15:26 | political Number of readings: 180 Baghdad / NINA / The Ambassador of Iraq in Paris / Wadih Batti / presented his credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization .. UNESCO ../ Audrey Azouli / representative of the Republic of Iraq to the organization.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated in a statement today that during the credentials presentation ceremony, a bilateral meeting was held in which Ambassador Wadih Betty conveyed the thanks of Prime Minister Muhammad Shia’ al-Sudani to Azouli for the congratulatory message she had sent to him on the occasion of the formation of the Iraqi government. The ambassador also conveyed the greetings of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. Fouad Hussein and his wishes for success.
The statement added, “During the meeting, all files within the jurisdiction of UNESCO were discussed, including the success achieved within the initiative to revive the spirit of Mosul, where Azouli indicated that she is happy with this progress and her intention to visit Iraq during the next month of March in order to attend the ceremony of ringing the bells of Mosul churches and to see the progress of the work.” In Al-Nouri Mosque and the minaret, as well as following up on other UNESCO projects in Iraq.
The ambassador asked for “Iraq’s support in its efforts to be a member of the Executive Council of the organization during the next (42) session, so that Iraq can return to exercising its active role in the organization, as Iraq has never occupied this position for twenty-six years, and he also touched on Iraq’s share of employees in the organization.”
And the possibility of supporting it according to the geographical distribution of the member states, since Iraq aspires to see a number of its people making their efforts in developing UNESCO through work in its departments.
For her part, the Director-General of the organization affirmed her readiness to cooperate with the Iraqi government because Iraq for her personally occupies a special place in addition to being a priority for UNESCO, indicating that there are plans she would like to implement in the future through cooperation with the Director of the UNESCO Office in Iraq and the concerned national authorities. H finished
An Economist Told NINA: The Chinese-Arab Conference Did Not Come In Favor Of Iraq
Saturday 17, December 2022 10:08 | Economical Number of readings: 329 Baghdad / NINA / – The economic expert, Raad Twij, confirmed: “The Chinese-Arab conference did not come in favor of Iraq.”
Twigg said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency ( NINA ) that “the outputs of (the Arab-Chinese summit) and (the Gulf-Chinese summit) are not devoid of a desire to send the two parties, especially the Saudi and Chinese, political messages needed by the two parties to the United States of America, which can It seems like a bubble, because the United States has penetrated militarily and politically into these countries, but this does not prevent the limited economic cooperation between the Gulf countries and China.
As for its impact on Iraq, Twigg stressed: “Iraq has its own status and has previous agreements with China, which is the natural passage for them, but it does not have a significant impact economically. Iraq can conclude other agreements with other countries to develop its economic reality, such as Japan, South Korea and Germany.” https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?Key=1020753
Al-Sudani: We Seek Economic Reforms That Focus On Improving The Work Environment And Overcoming Obstacles To Expertise And Competencies
Today, Saturday, the Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia’a Al-Sudani, confirmed that the government is working to provide everything that achieves the optimal investment of natural and human resources through economic reforms.
A statement by the media office of the Prime Minister said, “Al-Sudani opened the work of the twenty-ninth session of the Arab Engineering Conference, which is being hosted by the capital, Baghdad.”
He added, “Al-Sudani welcomed the convening of the Supreme Council of the Federation of Arab Engineers in its seventy-eighth session in Baghdad, and the government’s blessing for the work of the conference held under the title (Information Society and Advanced Technologies in the Arab World), which was called for by the Iraqi Engineers Union and the Federation of Arab Engineers.”
Al-Sudani said during a speech during the opening: “Today we evoke history and civilization in your conference. The term engineering and the engineering mentality in the comprehensive sense means the backbone of most of the civilizations that have risen,” noting that “engineering sciences have contributed to the development of societies in a remarkable and amazing way, and provided life in a better, easier and more organized manner.” and participated in the improvement of services.
He pointed out that “the Iraqi Engineers Association, which was founded in 1959, and which hosts this conference, is one of the oldest professional unions in the Arab world, as it contributed greatly to professional leadership of engineering work, and won the confidence of the community, which made it the safe house to protect the profession and take care of the interests of the beneficiaries.” , and a center for expertise and professional advice, and led the engineering community to be a regional and global competitor.
He continued: “At a time when I praise the role of Iraqi engineers through all the circumstances that our dear country went through, I salute their patience and adherence to their high professionalism and their keenness to provide the best in their various fields, and I also praise the creative works of quite a few Iraqi figures that the world witnessed in the field of engineering.”
And I invite them to have a distinguished role in the next stage and in the vital sectors that we referred to in our ministerial approach, which won the confidence of the honorable House of Representatives.
He stressed that “the government is working to provide everything that achieves the optimal investment of natural and human resources through economic reforms that focus on improving the work environment and overcoming obstacles to expertise and competencies, and diversifying sources of income cannot be achieved without a clear and serious partnership with the private sector.”
He concluded by saying: “I do not fail to congratulate the Supreme Council of the Union of Arab Engineers for holding their 78th meeting in the capital, Baghdad, the place where this ancient council was founded, and I call on the members of the council to take a decision to return the council’s headquarters to the place of its foundation, so that Baghdad will embrace it again, and we will provide all forms of necessary support.” So”. https://www.radionawa.com/all-detail.aspx?jimare=32607
Chairman Of The Integrity Commission: The Corrupt Commit Treason Against The Homeland And Must Be Pursued Relentlessly
The head of the Federal Integrity Commission, Judge Haider Hanoun, confirmed that the corrupt commit treason against the homeland and must be pursued relentlessly.
Judge Hanoun said during his visit to the Commission’s investigation office in Diwaniyah, in a statement: “Integrity is determined to bring the senior corrupt to justice, no matter how high they are, and to return the looted funds to the state treasury, describing the task of combating corruption as a sacred duty.”
Judge Hanoun stressed the importance of seeking to reform the regulatory system. In order for it to carry out the tasks entrusted to it according to the laws in force in the fullest way and without favoritism or courtesy, it warned that “the corrupt, whether they are young or old, commit treason against the homeland and violate their duties that they swore to perform with sincerity, sincerity and honesty.”
He pointed out the importance of “citizens feeling the steps of the new authority, which aims behind it to improve the service provided to them, and to ensure that they are not exposed to extortion and bargaining.”
Judge Hanoun emphasized the increase in the pace of work of the commission’s investigation directorates and offices, the diligence and diligence in the investigation and investigation processes, and the provision of emerging evidence; To present it before the judiciary so that the latter takes the appropriate decisions against the accused, pointing out that “people’s rights are preserved, and the Commission takes into account respect for human rights and dignity even with the accused, introducing the principle of” the accused is innocent until proven guilty. ”
He praised the work of the field inspection teams of hospitals And prisons to remove injustice from the oppressed and hold the negligent accountable, pointing to “the importance of the endeavor of state institutions to eliminate poverty, unemployment and the deterioration of services, of which corruption causes a large part,” stressing the endeavor to redress the poor and protect their rights, as they are the first to sacrifice.
And the statement continued, “The visit of the head of the commission to the province included a meeting with the head of the Qadisiyah Appeal Commission, and discussing ways to develop oversight work in a way that leads to reducing corruption and holding its perpetrators accountable. The meeting with a number of lawyers, and Hanoun praised the role of the owners of these professions in reaching out to the corrupt, holding them accountable, and bringing them to justice.
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