Alaq: The Govt Is Keen To Respond To The Protesters’ Demands And Determine The Needs Of The Provinces

BAGHDAD, The Secretary General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Al-Alaq discussed with the Ambassador of the European Union to Iraq, Ramon Blecua, a number of files on the latest political situation and the importance of a unified political dialogue contributes to form a consensus government.

Al-Alaq, in a statement to the Cabinet Secretariat, expressed "The Iraqi government's keenness through all its institutions to respond to the legitimate demands of protesters urgently and determine the needs of the services of provinces".

He pointed out, the most prominent projects that will be implemented in the framework of programs of reform and funding of common interest, including in the province of Basra.

The statement added that "the meeting discussed the possibility of activating the agreements concluded between the two sides in the next phase and the participation of the European Union countries in the development and investment projects in the provinces of Iraq, especially reconstruction projects and rehabilitation of the most affected areas, including the old city in Mosul "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency