Tomorrow/Baghdad: Diyala investment body, confirmed Thursday that the Mayor needed to build 50,000 housing units to ease the housing crisis, and asked the Central Government to convert alaradet to residential.
The President said an anonymous Mehdi for “tomorrow”, “agricultural land in Diyala province are eligible to own because they are not required for government entities, prompting the Central Government to” turning sex farmland to residential. ”
“The Mayor needs to build 50,000 housing units to ease the housing crisis facing the province.”
The Iraq suffers from severe housing crisis due to the growing population in comparison to the number of residential complexes, in addition to the inability of citizens, particularly low-income housing units of their own, due to the high cost of land and building materials.
Tomorrow’s paper/Baghdad: Iraqi Central Bank recorded a drop in sales of the dollar logged 112 million and 810 million dollars at auction, Sunday, for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies compared with $ 146 million was recorded in the latest auction, with the exchange rate reaching 1166 dinars per dollar.
The reporter said “tomorrow”, “Bulletin of the auction indicated that the total demand on the dollar be distributed 19 million and $ 490,000 in cash and exchange rate reached 1,190 dinars to the dollar, including the Central Bank and the Commission of 24 dinars to the dollar, while foreign remittances amounted to 93 million and 320 million dollars and the exchange rate reached 1187 dinars for each dollar, including the Central Bank and the Commission of 21 dinars to the dollar.
The bulletin showed that the number of banks participating in the auction today 12 banks had not made any offers to sell the dollar.
The Central Bank will hold 6 auctions a week to organize the sale of currency from Saturday to Thursday
The reporter said “tomorrow”, the newsletter of the market the number of shares traded in the day session of 759 million shares worth over 1 billion and 207 million and 930 thousand dinars, achieved through the implementation of 369 contract trading.
Waaf that the bulletin indicated that the number of companies traded in Tuesday’s session totaled 38 joint-stock company of the 73 listed companies electronically, the shares of 15 companies in 6 companies and stocks kept 17 company rates its shares unchanged.
The Iraq market for securities held five meetings a week from Sunday to Thursday
Tomorrow/Baghdad: Council member of Babil province Abdul Karim Radhi, Sunday, the Central Government to boost e-Government and to accelerate the implementation of the project, indicating that e-Government will enable the Babylon reluctant projects under control.
Radi said “tomorrow”, “the local government is required to do electronic government program aimed at controlling all projects reluctant in the province,” adding that “the province need to activate the program on many issues.”
“We call on the Central Government and the local Government of Babylon to accelerate implementation of the project and the more advanced countries, e-Government needs the support of Government and local”.
The theme of e-Government facilitates a lot of dealings with the deal via the Internet network, without the need for official transactions, unless absolutely necessary.
Al-Shahristani confirmed the willingness of the Government to overcome the obstacles facing international oil companies by country
Tomorrow/Baghdad: Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussein Al-Shahrastani, Sunday, with a delegation of the Malaysian Petronas, ways to develop its work in the country, confirmed that the Government is ready to remove the obstacles facing international oil companies operating in Iraq.
Al-Shahristani said in a statement issued after he met with a delegation of the Malaysian Petronas and received “tomorrow”, “the meeting discussed ways to develop the level of work in oil and gas projects implemented by the company in Iraq.”
“The Iraqi Government is ready to overcome all the obstacles facing international oil companies in their areas,” Malaysian companies to enter the market of Iraq for oil and gas projects and other areas. ”
His delegation lauded the Iraqi Government in overcoming obstacles and promised to “make further efforts to increase the production of the oil field of Gharraf.
The Commission on oil and energy, earlier, many of the oil companies operating in Iraq, including Basra Province intends to withdraw and leave the country because “bureaucracy and corruption” which, while demanding that the Government need to address through legislation of the oil and gas law and investment law and facilitate the work of such companies as is supported in the Kurdistan region
Jordanian Businessmen Association (JBA) President Hamdi Tabaa and the Iraqi Commercial Attaché in Amman Adeeb Fattah on Sunday discussed means to boost economic relations between the two countries and their private sectors, in particular.
The two sides agreed that the Iraqi Commercial attaché office should inform and provide the JPA with public (government) tenders that are floated in Iraq in order to encourage Jordanian companies to apply for these tenders. Moreover, Fattah stressed the need to ensure the private sectors’ participation in implementing the fuel pipeline project and other joint ventures, including the railway project, whether directly or through taking part in related infrastructure companies.
In 2013, Jordan’s exports to Iraq went up by 23 per cent, amounting to JD884 million while its imports from Iraq totalled JD269 million.
Mr. Barzani outlined the need for an improved banking sector in Kurdistan. He said, “I believe the time has come for us to seriously examine international financial practices and carefully consider how modern banking can help families and businesses to manage their wealth.” He added, “I have no doubt that the presence of Standard Chartered will help us move forward in this regard.”
Mr. V. Shankar, the Standard Chartered CEO for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas, said the company comes “with glitter in our eyes” and stated his optimism for the bank’s activity in the Region.
Britain’s Consul General, Mr. Hugh Evans, underlined the United Kingdom’s confidence in its mutually beneficial relationship with the Kurdistan Region, applauding KRG policy and supporting the decision by Standard Chartered to commence operations in Kurdistan. Mr. Gavin Wishart, CEO of Standard Chartered in Iraq, also spoke on behalf of the bank.
Oil prices surged in Asian trade Monday as Ukraine’s Western-backed government mobilized the army with Russia poised to invade.
New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for April delivery, gained $1.20 to $103.79 in mid-morning trade, and Brent North Sea crude for April jumped $1.48 to $110.55.
Lawmakers in Moscow voted Saturday to allow President Vladimir Putin to send troops into Crimea, a predominantly Russian-speaking peninsula in the southeast of Ukraine following the ouster of its pro-Russian government last week.
In what has become the most serious crisis since the end of the Cold War, global leaders condemned the move as Ukraine’s new prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk,warned: “We are on the brink of a disaster.”
Desmond Chua, market analyst at CMC Markets in Singapore, said that the escalating tension in Ukraine is providing strong support for oil prices.
“Considering that Ukraine is part of the supply chain for Brent, we are looking at this pent-up risk premium resulting in overshooting prices,” Chua told AFP.
“Right now we would have our eyes on Ukraine, on the situation in Crimea… I do think that at least for the next couple of days this situation will be superseding any other market data,” Chua added.
Gunmen believed to be acting under Kremlin orders have already tightened their grip on Crimea, seizing government buildings and surrounding Ukrainian military bases.
JP Morgan Commodities Research analysts noted that Ukraine is neither a major oil producer nor oil consumer but it said it is an important transit country for Russian energy exports.
More than 70 percent of Russia’s gas and oil flows to Europe pass through its territory. In turn, Europe is the buyer for nearly 90 percent of Russia’s oil exports.
The United States hosted a top level Iraqi interagency delegation to participate in the March 3-7 Iraq Business Week activities in Washington D.C. Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Rowsch Shaways led a 30+ member public and private sector delegation to network with scores of major U.S. firms and explore expanding business opportunities in Iraq, now the United States’ 27th largest goods trading partner. The delegation which included Iraq’s Minister of Trade and the Chairman of Iraq’s National Investment Commission addressed trade and investment challenges in Iraq, and discussed external financing options and their potential to assist in Iraq’s development. The trip culminated with a Ministry of Trade delegation visit to Houston, TX to explore establishing a trade facilitation…
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One in ten claims to have experienced sexual violence by age of 15
A comprehensive and damning report published Wednesday revealed the “extensive” levels of abuse faced by women across the 28-member states in the European Union.
Published by the E.U. Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the survey of 42,000 women aged 18-74 across the E.U. found a third of women in Europe (62 million) had suffered a physical or sexual assault. 1 in 10 women also said they had experienced some kind of sexual violence from an adult by the time they reached 15. Another 1 in 10 had experienced sexual violence since the age of 15.
“The enormity of the problem is proof that violence against women does not just impact a few women only – it impacts on society every day,” said FRA director Morten Kjaerum. Worryingly the report found that some two thirds of women did not report the most serious incident of partner violence to the police or any other organisation.
When the data was broken down by country, the findings showed that Denmark and Finland were among the countries with higher rates of women indicating they had experienced physical and/or sexual abuse (52 and 47 percent respectively). Women in Poland reported the lowest levels of abuse. The report authors suggested this might be because increased gender equality could lead to more disclosures of violence.
The Governor of Diwaniya for (and brother): official approvals we happened on a “free zone” in the province
The Governor of Diwaniyah, said Ammar civil told a reporter with the news agency news (and brother) during the process of distribution of land “we we happened official approvals in the free zone in this region is the second in Iraq since region first established in time over in Anbar are ineffective because of the security situation there and the conditions for conservation but Diwaniyah differ in terms of the security situation and geographical location.
He said that the distribution of industrial plots came as industrial investment law No. 20 of 1998 and this is an important step in the field of city planning and the idea of a very important industrial city of, inter alia, to expand the city and reduce traffic jams and isolate residential areas, industrial areas, as is the case in many countries, where places for the food trade and construction industries and chemical industries
Tomorrow/Baghdad: Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki Saturday, the Government renews its support for Iraqi women for their sacrifices and the ongoing struggle for their rights and taken the appropriate position in the State and society.
Al-Maliki said in a statement it had received “tomorrow”, “I extend my warmest congratulations and blessings to all the world’s women and to women’s dignity for international women’s day”, stating that “the Government renewed on this occasion pay tribute to the sacrifices of Iraqi women and the continuing struggle for their rights and siding with women until her assumption of the appropriate location in the State and society”.
“Our country cannot take its natural role among the Nations of the world and shows the place historically and culturally and its present and future unless women participated alongside men in taking responsibility for building and the reconstruction of the country” and expressed “the firm confidence in the ability of Iraqi women.”
The international women’s day, international women’s day marks the (8 March each year), and the world celebrates the achievements of social, political and economic conditions of women, and in some countries as Palestine, China, Russia and Cuba women leave on that day
A source close to the detection of the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama Al-nujaifi of Hammurabi that Al-Maliki had issued orders yesterday to close the gate between the Ministers in Qadissiya compound the green zone.
The source added that the closure gate means the House must pass a resident in the compound of the Prime Minister in alternative ways to get to the green zone, which takes time half an hour at least.
And CR source that Brian had carried out his orders in the gate and under the pretext of the presence of maximum security reservations.
The source noted that House speaker Osama Al-nujaifi said the move is an attempt to physically get rid of him by exposing him to terrorist attacks and assassination attempts and has prime responsibility for maintaining security.
Economists seem to fear from the application of the customs tariff
Showed businessmen and specialists in economic affairs in the province of Babylon, fear of rising prices for goods after the application of the general customs tariff law. Mt_khason confirmed that the first loser will be the consumer and the citizen being the weakest link in the chain of the economic cycle, in addition to the loss of the basic components to support domestic production and reduce the volume of imports. Read more
Iraqi Dinar Guru 3-7-14 Chats…
3-7-2014 Iraqi Dinar Guru Stryker Article Quote: “the visit is to inform the religious authorities in Najaf that the policy followed by the al-Maliki against the Kurdistan Regional policy is ‘wrong.’ ” It is about time that Maliki’s own religious groups understand and shares their thoughts about Maliki and the lack of leadership he has given to the Iraqi people. These are the things that can turn the table on Maliki and put pressure on him to stop holding up the currency reform through political posturing. Read more