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A Strategic Consensus Between The Coordination Framework And The Sadrist Movement

Posted On 2022-01-17 By Sotaliraq   Baghdad: Muhannad Abd al-Wahhab

The meeting that brought together the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, and the leader of the Fatah Alliance Hadi al-Amiri in Al-Hanana in Najaf yesterday evening, Saturday, opened a window of hope and optimistic statements from several parties, about the possibility of a breakthrough between the Sadrist movement on the one hand and the coordination framework on the other hand regarding the largest bloc and the formation of the largest bloc on the other.

The new government, as political sources confirmed that the two parties representing the Shiite house are close and in agreement on strategic issues, with undeniable differences, despite the tweet of the leader of the Sadrist movement, in which he reiterated his “national majority government, not eastern, not western.” .

Jawad al-Bolani, a member of the State of Law coalition, said in an interview with “Al-Sabah”: “The difference exists between the coordination framework and the Sadrist movement, but the strategic issues refer to gathering the situation and uniting the word, which is the slogan of the coordination framework directed at all political forces,” noting that “everyone should He gets his electoral entitlement, as all political forces have a mass base, and these masses are waiting for action on the ground to provide services and reform the economic system.”

Al-Bolani stressed that “the coordination framework established controls and mechanisms for the form of the government program, so that the next government would be different, and the parliament would be different from the previous one, given the circumstances of the stage that Iraq is witnessing in light of many international changes and gaps within the region,” and that “the coordination framework has conditions on the All positions of responsibilities are in the state, and there is no blank instrument.

For her part, MP Laila Al-Tamimi indicated in an interview, that “the agreements are still under consultation, and the coordination framework is still continuing in discussions with all political blocs, including the bloc.

She added that “the coordination framework has many understandings with the Kurdish and Sunni sides, and discussions are still underway with the Sadrist bloc    LINK

The Rise In Oil Prices And Brent Recorded $ 86.12 A Barrel

Economie| 08:39 – 17/01/2022   Follow-up – Mawazine News: Oil prices recorded, on Monday, a remarkable rise, as Brent crude futures reached their highest levels in more than three years, as investors bet that supply will remain tight amid production restrictions by major producers, with global demand not affected by the Omicron variable. .   Brent crude futures rose 6 cents, or 0.07 percent, to $86.12 a barrel.

US West Texas Intermediate crude rose 17 cents, or 0.20 percent, to $83.47 a barrel. Ended 29/A4


To Face Oil Price Fluctuations, Al-Kazemi’s Advisor Presents A Proposal

Economie| 04:49 – 01/17/2022   Baghdad – Mawazine News, Advisor to the Prime Minister, Mazhar Muhammad Salih, announced today, Monday, a mechanism for investing in the rise in oil prices, while presenting a proposal to confront price fluctuations.

Saleh said in a statement followed by Mawazine News that “the hypothesis of a rise in oil prices to annual rates of approximately $125 a barrel and over multiple years, requires opening the budget to employment-generating and income-generating projects, whether from the state’s investment budget or support for the private sector’s investment and productive activities.” soft loans from budget revenues.

He stressed, “the importance of hedging the risks of price fluctuations through a fund or account concerned with budget stability and is fed annually with a percentage of the oil rent surplus, to face the risk of a drop in oil prices in unexpected future conditions on public finance activity and within the oil assets cycle.”

The Ports Authority Announces Procedures To Facilitate The Import And Export Of Gold

Economie| 06:05 – 17/01/2022   Baghdad – Mawazine News

The Border Ports Authority announced, on Monday, the adoption of new procedures that serve gold importers, including reducing import and export wages, raising reissue quantities, and approving the Basra International Airport port, in addition to Baghdad and Najaf airports.

In a statement received by Mawazine News, the authority stated, “The head of the Border Ports Authority, Omar Adnan Al-Waeli, participated in a dialogue seminar held by the Baghdad Chamber of Commerce for traders of gold, jewelry and precious metals, in the presence of the President of the Baghdad Chamber of Commerce, Firas Al-Hamdani, representatives of the relevant ministries and a number of gold dealers and importers.” The symposium included a discussion of the important axes facing the process of importing and exporting gold, jewelry and precious stones.

She added, “Al-Waeli gave a detailed presentation on the paragraphs of Cabinet Resolution No. 335 of 2017 on the import and export controls of gold, and expressed his full readiness to support importers and encourage them to practice their trade through the federal ports represented by Baghdad and Najaf International Airports.”

And she added, “The requests to attend were listened to and written down to find quick solutions to them, and the Border Ports Authority will be close to all importers and in all fields in order to remove all obstacles facing the commercial process,” noting that “these efforts come from the authority’s field work in following up on the needs of The people of the country and standing with them in a way that serves the public interest and the interests of the citizens.”


And between Al-Waeli, according to the statement, “the procedures and interest of the Border Ports Authority and its council in following up on this file and ensuring the simplification of the procedures that make our ports attractive, as this topic was presented in the authority’s council session No. 12 of 2021 and voted on 3 paragraphs that serve importers, including reducing import and export wages and raising quantities Re-issue and approve the port of Basra International Airport in addition to the airports of Baghdad and Najaf Al-Ashraf, and raise the recommendations made by the Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control that support the facilitation of gold trade, pending submission to the cabinet sessions to issue the appropriate decision. Ended 29/N33 LINK 

A Proposal To Change The Working Mechanism Of Industrial Public Companies

Monday 17 January 2022   124   Baghdad: Haider Falih Al-Rubaie

The industrial development consultant, Amer Issa Al-Jawahiri, suggested changing the mechanism of work of the boards of directors of public industrial companies, in a way that guarantees improving performance and achieving profitability, stressing at the same time, the need to encourage and provide all logistical facilities for industrial exports produced by the “public, mixed and private” sectors without any delimiters.

The government seeks, according to the terms of the white reform paper that it proposed with the aim of reviving the national economy, to develop industrial cities and free zones in Iraq, and to achieve an actual increase in the contribution of the private sector to economic activity by activating the private sector support fund, simplifying procedures and providing job opportunities. in this sector, as well as supporting small and medium enterprises.

Improve The Performance


Al-Jawahiri stressed that “changing the mechanism of work of the boards of directors of public companies can improve the performance of these companies, in a way that leads to doubling productivity and achieving greater profitability,” calling at the same time “the need for the new mechanisms to include the participation of a sectoral representative of private activity as a member.” In those companies, according to activity, with a move to change the principle of separation between management and ownership.”


Industrial Sector


Al-Jawahiri urged the necessity of “exceptional attention to companies in the industrial mixed sector, as well as encouraging and providing all logistical facilities for industrial exports from the public, mixed and private sectors, without any limitations, and assistance to improve their competitiveness in regional and global markets.”


The industrial development consultant believes that all productive sectors in Iraq should give exceptional importance to developing the marketing and promotional capabilities of local industries, supported by the effective implementation of important economic laws, most notably “consumer protection, competition and prevention of monopoly.”

Efficient Projects

For his part, the economist, Manaf Al-Sayegh, pointed out that “the advancement of the private sector, and the creation of new business opportunities for it, is enough to diversify the government’s sources of income, stressing that the private sector is capable of producing efficient and income-generating projects, calling at the same time, the importance of direct establishment of Cities and free markets to diversify economic activity and sources of income.   LINK

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