Maysan Rehabilitation law to be endorsed by parliament during next legislative term

maysan rehabilitation law to be endorsed by parliament during next legislative term Maysan Rehabilitation law to be endorsed by parliament during next legislative term

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) MP, Hasan al-Sari, of the Citizen bloc expected the endorsement of Maysan Rehabilitation law draft by the parliament during the next legislative term.

He stated to Iraqi News (IraqiNews.com) “About 146 MPs singed in support for the endorsement of the law.”

“The law may include areas outside Maysan like Basra and Dhi-Qar provinces,” he added.

“The law was sent to the office of the Speaker, Osama al-Nijaifi, to be approved within the parliament agenda during the next sessions,” he concluded.

Earlier, the head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, Ammar al-Hakim, launched an initiative to rehabilitate Maysan Province and called to compensate its people due for damages resulted by the practices of the former regime.”

He assured in a speech delivered for a gathering involved intellectual and prominent figures of Maysan Province “The historical depth of Maysan makes it worthy for our concerns by legislating laws to rehabilitate it due to the damages of the wars of the former regime.”

“This initiative involves three basic sides, first is to improve the agricultural lands which were harmed due to the elimination of the marshes,” he added.

“The second is to remove the mines which are planed randomly during Iraq-Iran war,” he stressed.

“The third side is taking 15% of the oil revenues of Southern Iraq to fund the project of upgrading the province,” he concluded.

Hakim launched several initiatives concerning the political, economic and social issues like his last call to consider Basra province as the Economic Capital of Iraq.

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