MP demands to grant $ 5 to Basra for each Oil barrel
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) MP Mansur al-Tamimi from Basra province demanded to allocate USD (5) from each oil barrel produced from the province to be granted for Basra province.
MP Tamimi reported in statement received by IraqiNews.com on Wednesday ”It is too necessary to grant Basra province a fair representation in the Gas and Oil Federal Council, which has not been formed yet, and demanded to apply the participation principal in the management of the newly discovered Oil fields.”
”The financial committee should allocate five dollars from the value of each oil barrel produced from Basra to help remove the war remnants in the province,” he added.
The statement pointed out ”Many farmers deserted their lands because their farms were destroyed due to war and they should be compensated.” \