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butterfly For the first time since the invasion of Kuwait, the electrical power system collapsed throughout Iraq
2021-07-02 For the first time since the invasion of Kuwait the electrical power system collapsed throughout IraqWasted energy 98% or 15,000 megawatts. The remaining power is only 3000 megawatts in Baghdad and other governorates, according to informed sources. The reasons are not yet known..The most affected is the oppressed Iraqi citizen who is facing scorching temperatures in the fifties.
The disaster understands, and the Ministry of Oil refuses to provide the Ministry of Electricity with fuel. The Islamic Republic of Iran, the first exporter of electricity to Iraq, has stopped exporting it due to the bombing of power transmission lines by the US-backed ISIS
With all this collapse and this suffering, the US administration insists on preventing the German international company Siemens from working in Iraq to repair electricity within a short period.. Al-Kazemi’s government is forced to contract with the failed and corrupt American General Electric Company that has been working in Iraq since 2003 and has proven its failure..
Who benefits from America and its failed company?
Who is affected by the oppressed Iraqi people?
And now.. and after all the evidence that indicates direct American involvement in the electricity file to be used as a pressure card, what is the opinion of the embassies’ servants, the Tishreen bloggers, and everyone who contributed and participated in the overthrow of the government of Adel Abdul-Mahdi, who went to Germany and contracted with Siemens burathanews.com
butterfly The stability of the dollar exchange rate in the local markets
Friday 02 July 2021 12:24……he dollar exchange rate witnessed, today, Friday, stability in the local markets in the capital, Baghdad.
Today, the selling price of the dollar in banking offices and local markets in Baghdad was 147,500 dinars, compared to 100 dollars, while the purchase price reached 146.500 dinars, compared to 100 dollars.
butterfly Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi meets with His Holiness Pope Francis/Expanded
Friday 02 July 2021 16:57……Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi met today, Friday, in the Vatican, with His Holiness Pope Francis, Pope of the Vatican.
Through Kazmi , according to a statement to his office he expressed his thanks to His Holiness the Pope on the good welcome reception, and praised the historic pope ‘s visit to Iraq, and involving him of letters of support for Iraq and confirmed the unity of humanity in the aspiration to peace, coexistence and stand against extremism in all its forms. ”
The prime minister stressed the Iraqi government ‘s commitment to work In order to establish Iraqi Christians and other minorities in their lands as an essential part of the fabric of their societies, and to facilitate the return of the displaced and immigrants from them to their areas of origin, as well as work to urge the Iraqi church authorities to activate their humanitarian activities, especially educational and health, and to provide them with all the required assistance.
butterfly And Al-Kazemi indicated that, the government is going to rebuild the ancient churches that were destroyed by ISIS terrorist gangs, in addition to the government’s serious efforts to rebuild the city of Ur due to its historical importance, and to be prepared to receive Christian delegations to the city, and between the importance of taking measures and providing the necessary facilities to group tourist and religious groups into the city. Ur archaeological site. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi also met with the Prime Minister of the Vatican State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin.
For his part, His Holiness Pope Francis I welcomed Al-Kazemi and his accompanying delegation, stressing the importance of strengthening peace efforts in the region, and in a way that achieves the prosperity and stability of peoples. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations, strengthening cooperation and joint coordination to facilitate the promotion of tourist and religious groups to the historical city of Ur. Al-Kazemi called for the Supreme Permanent Dialogue Committee between Iraq and the Vatican to hold its third meeting in Baghdad this year.
butterfly The preacher of the Sadrist movement from Kufa: Electricity in Iraq has become an unresolved knot in light of political outbidding
Friday 02 July 2021 16:05……..The Kufa Friday preacher of the Sadrist movement, Muhannad Al-Moussawi, affirmed that the solution to the electricity problem has become an unresolved complex in light of the political bidding in the country.
He said that the problem of electricity in the summer has become a complex that can not be patient.
Al-Moussawi added that the problem of electricity is not born today, but since the nineties of the last century, when the Baathist authority prevented people from expressing discontent.
He called on the government to assume its responsibility to provide services to the Iraqi people and to contract as soon as possible with sober international companies and provide them with protection in order to restore the reality of real electricity in Iraq.
butterfly Iraq and Bahrain discuss strengthening bilateral relations
Friday 02 July 2021 14:59……….The Chargé d’Affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Manama, Muhammad Adnan Mahmoud, made a video call with Abdullah bin Faisal bin Jabr Al-Dosari, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that during the call, they discussed strengthening bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries, and many topics and issues of common interest. The Chargé d’Affairs expressed his pride and appreciation for the development witnessed by the brotherly relations in various fields, wishing the Kingdom of Bahrain continued prosperity and prosperity.
For his part, the Bahraini Assistant Foreign Minister expressed his pride in the brotherly relations linking the Kingdom of Bahrain with the sisterly Republic of Iraq, pointing to the Kingdom of Bahrain’s aspiration to strengthen these relations and advance them to broader horizons at all levels for the benefit of the two brotherly countries and peoples and fulfill their common aspirations, wishing Iraq continued prosperity and progress.
butterfly Al-Kazemi meets Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi in Rome
Friday 02 July 2021 14:58 ……Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi met today, Friday, with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi in the Italian capital, Rome.
Al-Kazemi expressed his appreciation for the Italian role within the international coalition to fight ISIS terrorist gangs and the support provided to the Iraqi forces in this aspect, and indicated that Iraq is looking forward to a greater role for Italy during the next stage.
He explained that Iraq is willing to expand military cooperation with Italy, including the aspect of training and work development in the field of combating organized crime and prosecuting money smuggling and other prohibited activities, and to benefit from its experience in this field.
butterfly The Prime Minister said that Iraq welcomes a greater role for Italian companies and investments in Iraq, especially in the field of infrastructure, and the acceleration of the ongoing consultations for the railway project (Basra-Turkey) linking to the port of Faw.
He also welcomed the development of cooperation with the Italian side in the field of dam maintenance, oil and energy, academia, tourism and antiquities, as well as Iraq’s desire to activate direct air transport between Baghdad and Rome.
Al-Kazemi extended an invitation to the Italian Prime Minister to visit Baghdad, and Mario Draghi welcomed the invitation and promised to meet it as soon as possible.
Draghi expressed his happiness with Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi’s visit to Rome and their support for Iraq with all it needs in terms of investment, reconstruction, training and other sectors.
He praised the role of the current Iraqi government headed by Al-Kazemi in restoring Iraq’s international relations and its great efforts to calm the region.
butterfly Deputy: Political parties target electricity towers to postpone the elections
2021-07-02 06:25 Deputy – Political parties target electricity towers to postpone the electionsShafaq News/ On Friday, a member of the Parliamentary Oil and Energy Committee accused some political parties of targeting electric power transmission towers by trying to inflame the street and postpone the parliamentary elections.
Committee member Sadiq Al-Sulaiti told Shafak News Agency; “There are political parties, some of which are behind the targeting of electric power transmission towers, and an attempt by them to inflame the street and provoke demonstrations to postpone the parliament elections from their scheduled date.”
He added that “some political parties are trying to exploit the crises the country is going through at the political, service and media levels to serve their personal interests.”
An official in the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity revealed, earlier today, Friday, the details of the resignation of Electricity Minister Majid Hantoush from his position, and what he described as the repeated “war of extinguishes” during the past days for the country’s energy system.
butterfly The official source, who asked not to be named due to the sensitivity of the information, stated, during his interview with Shafaq News Agency, that “the reason for the Minister of Electricity to resign is his failure to secure a large political bloc’s share of a contract (deal) between an Emirati company and his ministry under the auspices of governmental and political parties.”
And the source indicated that “this coalition started using its own arms within the Ministry of Electricity and launched a war of frequent outages,” noting that “the power outage is an artificial reason in order to pressure the coalition’s share of the Emirati deal.”
On Tuesday, Hantoush submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, who has not yet decided on it officially.
The resignation came two days after the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, called in a tweet on Twitter to dismiss the Minister of Electricity from his post. Sadr’s supporters then launched a campaign on social media to remove Hantoush from his post.
Most Iraqi cities are witnessing programmed interruptions of electric power, which reached its peak at dawn on Friday, when the national electricity network was disconnected from service in most regions and cities of the country, including the capital, Baghdad, without knowing the reasons. shafaq.com
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butterfly Al-Kazemi takes 6 decisions to address the electricity crisis, and his ministry announces the return of the system to work
2021-07-02 02:29 Al-Kazemi takes 6 decisions to address the electricity crisis and his ministry announces the return of the system to workShafaq News/ The media office of the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi announced on Friday that the latter took a set of decisions to remedy the electricity crisis after the complete interruption of the national network in all governorates of Iraq, except for the Kurdistan Region.
The office said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, that Al-Kazemi, as a result of what the electric power system was exposed to during the past hours and to ensure a quick treatment, and after following him up personally with the executive officials of the Ministry of Electricity and other ministries, decided the following:
First/ A crisis cell is formed to address the shortage of electricity supply hours in Baghdad and the governorates, headed by the Prime Minister, with the membership of the Ministries of Electricity, Oil, Finance and Interior, the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, the Director of the Prime Minister’s Office, the Head of the National Security Apparatus, and the Secretary of the Supreme Coordination Committee between the Provinces.
Second/ The cell undertakes the following tasks:
- Take the necessary immediate measures to increase the hours of providing electrical energy in Baghdad and the governorates to meet the needs of the Iraqi society and economy.
- Emergency provision of all forms of financial, technical, logistical and security support to the Ministry of Electricity.
- Involvement of local governments in the areas of production and distribution.
- Removal of abuses on the electric power system and confiscation of used tools and equipment.
butterfly Paying the violators the fees of cutting the power supply and the costs resulting therefrom, and initiating criminal complaints against them.
- Accelerate practical procedures to support and encourage the use of renewable energies in various fields and localize its industry, as well as regulating the entry of the private sector to invest in the energy field in a way that raises the level of energy supply while ensuring efficiency and economic feasibility.
Third/ The cell is in permanent session during the months of July and August, and in continuous meetings except for the mentioned two months, and it takes its decisions by majority.
In a second statement issued by his office, Al-Kazemi directed the Ministry of Oil to increase the fuel quota for private generators.
For its part, the Ministry of Electricity announced in a statement that its staff were able to restore the national electricity system in record time to service after it was subjected to a complete halt at dawn today, Friday.
The ministry said that all the owners have been working since the accident that the system stopped working to restart the obstetric units in all electrical power production stations to return to the production reached by the system yesterday evening, Thursday, which amounted to (18,500) megawatts, despite the terrorist and sabotage targets that were exposed and exposed to the transmission lines of electric power. .
The ministry appealed to the security authorities, tribal sheikhs and citizens to cooperate with them to intervene and report any suspicious movements that occur near electric power transmission lines and towers.
butterfly The ministry indicated that there have been programmed and continuous targeting of electric power transmission lines over the past days, with high temperatures, which led to the instability of the power system, which resulted in the separation of the two high-pressure electric power transmission lines (thermal fluid – gaseous media) (1 and 2), Fajr This Friday, which stopped the energy system because of it.
The statement added that while the Ministry of Electricity is mobilizing its staff to restart the obstetric units, the high-pressure electric power transmission line (132 kV), (Jerusalem – Karkh water) at ten o’clock this morning, Friday, was detonated by explosive devices placed under a number From its towers, with the aim of dismissing him and taking him out of work to increase the suffering of the citizens. Immediately, the engineering and technical staff went to the site of the accident, accompanied by the security forces, and began maintenance work. shafaq.com
butterfly Dollar exchange rates in the Iraqi markets
2021-07-02 | 04:50 Dollar exchange rates in the Iraqi marketsAlsumaria News publishes the exchange rates of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar in the Iraqi local markets on Friday.
And the selling prices of the dollar were 147,000 dinars per 100 dollars, while the purchase prices of the dollar were 146.500 dinars per 100 dollars.
It is noteworthy that the selling prices of the dollar in the local markets yesterday, Wednesday, recorded 147.250 dinars per 100 dollars, while the purchase prices were 146.500 dinars per 100 dollars. alsumaria.tv