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butterfly   Nineveh Governor: Finance releases the frozen balances of Nineveh Governorate, amounting to 400 billion dinars   Tuesday 21 September 2021 11:21

butterfly   Nineveh Governorate, Najm Al-Jubouri, announced the release of frozen funds by the Nineveh Governorate’s Ministry of Finance.

Al-Jubouri told the National Iraqi News Agency ( NINA ) that “the local government in Nineveh Governorate has officially received 400 billion dinars, the amounts of Nineveh’s share were frozen in the Ministry of Finance.”

Al-Jubouri added, “The sums received by the local government will be spent on hundreds of projects that are still suspended.    https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=928283

butterfly   https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=928305

The Egyptian Ambassador in Baghdad to / Nina /: Housing and electricity projects are the priorities of our companies to work in Iraq    Tuesday 21 September 2021 13:22

butterfly   The Egyptian ambassador to Iraq, Walid Ismail, affirmed that the housing and electricity sectors projects have priority with the interest of Egyptian companies to work in Iraq.

Ismail said, in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency ( NINA ), that “we seek to implement 3 new housing projects in Iraq, as well as other projects in the fields of roads and electricity by Egyptian government companies.”

He added, “The joint electrical connection project between Egypt, Iraq and Jordan has not yet seen the light, as the connection between Iraq and Jordan is currently underway, and then 10,000 megawatts will be supplied from Egypt to Iraq through the joint tripartite connection.”

On the procedures for granting Iraqi visas to Egyptian citizens, the Egyptian ambassador said that they are “very difficult procedures, and this matter is related to technical and administrative procedures specific to the circumstances of each country,” noting that “the Iraqi citizen coming to Egypt does not face obstacles currently, because he is fully aware of the language and locations of housing, roaming and food “.

Regarding tourism cooperation between the two countries, he explained that “the tourism sector in the region in general has been affected by the Corona pandemic,” noting that “Egypt is ready to receive tourists, and new agreements for tourism and aviation companies will be announced soon, after the number of flights reached 14 flights a week earlier. “.

And regarding the projects of industrial cities and free zones between Iraq, Egypt and Jordan, the Egyptian ambassador confirmed that “some complicated routine procedures led to the disruption of work, but the project is still in place and we seek to complete it as soon as possible.”

butterfly   https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=928304

Iraq informs OPEC of its readiness to host its founding conference next year Tuesday 21 September 2021 13:04

butterfly   Iraq has informed OPEC of its readiness to host its founding conference next year.

The Secretary-General of the Organization, Muhammad Barkindo, said in a letter addressed to the heads of delegations of the member countries of OPEC and non-member countries, that “Iraq will host the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the organization in the first quarter of 2022.”

Barkindo added that “Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail informed me of Iraq’s readiness, desire and ability to host the founding conference, after completing all the necessary arrangements.”

He pointed out that “the General Secretariat of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is in talks with the Ministry of Oil to ensure that all necessary logistical and preparatory requirements are arranged,” noting that “we look forward to seeing you in Iraq at the beginning of 2022.”

Barkindo had announced on June 30 that the Iraqi government had agreed to host the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of OPEC on September 30, 2021, in the People’s Hall in Baghdad, but the Minister of Oil announced the postponement of the conference through a letter to OPEC.

butterfly   https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=928292

Foreign Minister: The Ministerial Committee of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership will hold a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly

Tuesday 21 September 2021 11:57    Minister of Foreign Affairs Fouad Hussein announced that the Ministerial Committee of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership will hold a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today that “the minister participated in the annual consultative meeting of the Council of the League of Arab States at the ministerial level, which was held at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations, on the sidelines of the work of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, headed by Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs in the State of Kuwait, President of the 156th session of the Arab League, with the participation of the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit.

During the meeting, they discussed a number of topics on the agenda of the Assembly the work of the United Nations Fedortha 76, and the importance of strengthening joint Arab action, and unify attitudes towards the Palestinian issue and the challenges faced by countries in the region. ”

Said the minister in his intervention, the number and configuration of the elections early and the arrival of observers The United Nations Security Council decided to support Iraq in the electoral process, and accordingly the observers were sent, and His Excellency called on the Arab League to send observers like the International Organization and the European Union.

In another aspect of his speech the minister discussed the Baghdad conference of cooperation, partnership and its outputs, declaring that the Ministerial Committee of the Conference will hold a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the session of the 76 General Assembly of the United Nations. ”

butterfly   The Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed that the Baghdad conference will turn into a permanent platform for maintaining dialogue between the concerned countries, creating a state of cooperation and stability in the region, building economic partnerships, and protecting Iraq from external threats.

Dave   Would be COOL if the UN granted Iraq exit from Chapter 7 sanctions at its’ meeting in NY

Sheila   Dave Is that happening in that FinTech gathering?

Dave   76th session of the United Nations General Assembly….

Dave   …from butterfly’s last post

Dave   Breaking News,,,,,,Dominion Canada’s voting system selects Justin Trudeau as the next PM again…

Butterfly   https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=928377

Iraq and Finland are discussing ways of joint cooperation in various fields  Tuesday 21 September 2021 19:34

butterfly   The Senior Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nizar Al-Khairallah, met the Ambassador of Finland to Iraq, Matti Lassila.

A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that: “During the meeting, they discussed ways of joint cooperation between Iraq and Finland in various fields, especially political, economic, educational and military, and seeking to upgrade and develop them.”

The most important events in the political arena at the present time and the positive and mediating role of Iraq to bring the views of countries closer in the regional environment were also reviewed.

butterfly   Directing electricity to an Iraqi village that has not seen the light for 150 years

2021-09-21 07:38  Directing electricity to an Iraqi village that has not seen the light for 150 yearsShafaq News/ The director of Al-Baghdadi district, affiliated to Hit District, western Anbar Governorate, Sharhabil Al-Obaidi confirmed today, Tuesday, the direct extension of electric power poles and wires to deliver electricity service to the village of Sahel Houran, which is affiliated with the district, which has not seen the light since its establishment.

Al-Obaidi told Shafaq News Agency; “The local government in Anbar Governorate, during its recent visit to the district, directed it to work directly to connect the electric current to the village, and if the work is completed and the electric current is delivered to it, it will be the first time that the district has seen the light of day in more than 150 years.”

And Al-Obeidi said, “The local government has allocated an amount of 800 million dinars, which was deducted from the Heet district budget for the year 2021, to start work on delivering electricity to the village.”

the most we can talk about; The village of Sahel Houran, which is affiliated to Al-Baghdadi district, in the district of Hit, west of Anbar, has not seen the light since its establishment more than 150 years ago, and is inhabited by more than 700 people, most of whom are agricultural professionals, and it lacks all basic services, the most important of which are water, electricity, schools, and health care.   shafaq.com

butterfly   Parliamentary Finance: Investment projects will stop until the 2022 budget is passed

Tuesday 21 September 2021 | 01:09 PM   Parliamentary Finance – Investment projects will stop until the 2022 budget is passedA member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Ahmed Hama, confirmed, on Tuesday, that investment projects in the country will stop during the coming period until the passage of the draft law on the general federal budget for the country for the year 2022 by the new House of Representatives .

Hama said, “The court cannot stop the implementation of all paragraphs of the 2021 budget law, and therefore it is in effect as long as no decision is issued by it regarding the articles that the government has challenged with regard to articles (4, 12, 60, 50) and some other articles .”

He added that “the court’s decision, if issued, will obligate the application to stop the implementation of those articles,” stressing that “the court’s procedures are normal and there is no legal dispute in it .”

And he indicated that “the delay in approving the draft budget 2022 will affect the Iraqi citizen in particular and the investment projects in the country, because what will be spent are operating expenses only.”

aynaliraqnews.com

butterfly   A split hits the Kurdistan Union over Barham Salih’s second term

2021-09-21  A split hits the Kurdistan Union over Barham Salihs second termOn Tuesday, a political source revealed that the old leaders of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) refused to nominate the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, for a new term.

The source said that “the old leaders and prominent leaders in the Political Bureau and the Leadership Council nominate the official of the party’s working body, Mullah Bakhtiar, to take over the presidency of the republic.”

He added that “these leaders consider Saleh a failure in his position, and only the co-chairman of the party, Bafel Talabani, and his brother, the deputy prime minister of the regional government, Qubad Talabani, insist on him.”

The political forces are preparing to participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections, which will take place on the tenth of next month, in the hope of forming a new government capable of ending the various crises the country is going through.   burathanews.com

butterfly   Iraqi Dinar/US Dollar auction results for Wednesday 9-22-2021 executed today 9-21-2021

25k Iraqi Dinar notesThe results of the foreign currency sale window for Wednesday, 9/22/2021, and executed today

Announcement No. (4492)  Sale date – Wednesday 9/22/2021 and executed today the details the amount Total sale for the purposes of strengthening balances abroad (remittances, credits)

172,038,484   Total cash sale 41,660,000  Total total sales   213,698,484

Note that:  The selling price of the amounts transferred to bank accounts abroad is ( 1460 ) dinars per dollar.

The cash sale price is ( 1460 ) dinars per dollar.    cbi.iq/currency_auction/view/1108

butterfly   https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=928412

The New York Times: France is considering withdrawing from “NATO”   Tuesday 21 September 2021 22:31

butterfly   The New York Times said that Paris is considering withdrawing from the military command of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization “NATO” against the backdrop of the new security partnership (OCUS) between Australia, the United States and Britain.

The American newspaper stated: “French President Emmanuel Macron chose to escalate in response to the secret steps between the United States and the United Kingdom to sell nuclear-powered submarines to Australia, which in turn canceled the deal of regular submarines that it was seeking to import from France, especially since this step came six months ago. Only from the French presidential election.”

She pointed out: “One of the ideas that revolves is France’s withdrawal from the integrated military command structure of NATO, which it rejoined in 2009 after an absence of 43 years, considering that despite Macron’s statements in 2019 that NATO is “clinically dead.” The idea of France withdrawing from the alliance would be a “radical” move, and she believed that “France is offended and will not easily forget what it sees as an American slap in the face.”

butterfly  https://ninanews.com/Website/News/Details?key=928398

Biden calls for action on climate change and warns of a dangerous phase for humanity

Tuesday 21 September 2021 22:28

butterfly  US President Joe Biden appealed to delegations participating in the United Nations General Assembly to take action on climate change, stressing that the situation is at a “dangerous” stage for humanity.

In his first speech to the General Assembly, Biden considered that the world is “rapidly approaching the point of no return” for extreme weather events that cause loss of life and losses of billions of dollars, noting that each country must “present its maximum possible ambitions” at the World Climate Conference. Next in Glasgow, Scotland, which Biden plans to attend.

Biden stated that he is working with the US Congress on climate investments, and encourages other leaders to work with their governments as well, explaining that this will help create good-paying jobs for their citizens.

He stressed that the United States is looking forward to moving forward after recently closing the page of 20 years of war in Afghanistan.

butterfly  https://www.shafaq.com/en/Economy/Iraq-to-maximize-hydrocarbon-resources Iraq to maximize hydrocarbon resources

butterfly  2021-09-21 07:14  Shafaq News/ The head of the National Oil Company, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, confirmed the company’s keenness to maximize hydrocarbon resources through an integrated plan.

This came during a meeting he chaired to discuss a plan to enhance exploring gas fields, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Oil.

Ismail said that the meeting comes as part of a series of intensive meetings and dialogues to put the final touches on the plan aimed at accelerating optimal investments for hydrocarbon wealth throughout Iraq.

Ismail indicated that the company is assessing the reality of hydrocarbon compounds, expecting “great wealth and storage”, stressing that this plan will be presented to the Council of Ministers in order to be approved.

butterfly  https://www.shafaq.com/en/Iraq-News/Iraq-s-President-meets-with-Joe-Biden-in-New-York Iraq’s President meets with Joe Biden in New York

butterfly  2021-09-21 15:51  Shafaq News/ The Iraqi President, Barham Salih met, on Tuesday, in New York, with his American counterpart Joe Biden, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings.

The Iraqi presidency said in a statement that during the meeting, both sides discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to strengthen them in various fields within the strategic dialogue and in accordance with common interests.

Salih and Biden confirmed the necessity of supporting holding a fair electionns, and continuing to combat terrorism.

“Iraq looks forward to building close relations with the United States in the political, security, environmental, economic and cultural fields on the basis of common interests, and within the framework of the strategic agreement between the two countries,” Salih said.

“Iraq follows a balanced policy that supports the diplomatic solutions to easing tensions, and the pivotal role in establishing security and peace in the region, as well as in confronting environmental challenges.” The Iraqi President added

For his part, Biden praised Iraq’s progress towards achieving stability and its efforts to ease regional tensions.

The US president affirmed the American support to Iraq’s security and sovereignty. In addition to combating terrorism and strengthening its economy, and continuing joint work and coordination within the strategic dialogue in various fields.”

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