No. (1720) Last updated - Tuesday July 7, 2009 --
Political first: a project of the Government provided a loan worth 70 billion dollars for infrastructure development
Attiyah, revealed near the adoption of legislation, Parliament will discuss the task of the Party Law, the day after tomorrow, Thursday
BAGHDAD - Al Sabah
First Deputy Speaker of the House of Khalid al-Attiya, a draft law put forward by the government to obtain a soft loan worth (70) billion dollars to develop the infrastructure of the country, at the time said that the parliamentary parties, the law will be discussed in parliament on Thursday. Attiyah said:
"The loan project will be presented to the competent committees in the next few days," indicating that "there are many projects that will be submitted to the committees in the coming days, such as elections and the amendment of the law of the national investment."
According to an official statement received "morning," a copy of which is Al Attiyah received in his office yesterday, the British ambassador to Iraq, Christopher Prentice, the two sides discussed the latest developments in the political and security situation and the development of British forces in the territorial waters of Iraq.
"The two sides discussed the most important stages reached by the political forces of the Convention to be concluded between Iraq and the United Kingdom on maritime training and support British forces in Iraq.
It should be noted that a member of the security and defense committee in Parliament MP Abbas al-Bayati said the "morning," Recently, the House of Representatives is preparing to approve the security agreement with Britain in the coming days, in a move to emphasize the achievements of the Iraqi forces near the withdrawal of foreign troops from cities and towns the end of this month, explaining that "the protocol signed between Baghdad and London will be in force during this month, so it is necessary to go to the adoption of the Convention, particularly with the needs of the country of the British naval forces." In the meantime, the MP from the Sadrist bloc Nasir al-Issawi said the draft electoral law will be on Thursday in the House of Representatives for its first reading. Issawi said:
"The political parties continue to meet to agree on amendments to the articles included in the law," explaining that "the draft law was completed in its final form, was to include an article providing for the form to provide the official results of the replica of the votes held by the UNHCR in order to avoid fraud. "he said in a statement quoted by news agency Nina," that in connection with the adoption of existing open or closed in the election, it will be a vote on one of the two options, the option to win the largest number of votes will be the final form of the elections