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chattels: Minister of the Displaced: more than one million displaced people can not return to their home areas after creating the right conditions
chattels: " There are problems on the ground is still impede and prevent the return of displaced persons to their areas of origin, and that some of those security and tribal problems, and others are generally political ".
chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr... http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3476
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 2h2 hours ago #Iraq army sources now say govt forces have encircled govt compound in central #Ramadi, preparing to clear it
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 1h1 hour ago Judging from early #Ramadi reports, it seems clearing govt compound & environs of explosives is bigger challenge than armed ISIS resistance.
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 5m5 minutes ago Official Iraq armed forces summary of events leading up to liberation of #Ramadi downtown area provides many details www.alliraqnews.com/modul... …
Tootsie: Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:49am EST Related: World 37 min ago Iraqi forces seize Islamic State stronghold in Ramadi: spokesman BAGHDAD Iraqi forces on Sunday took control of the government complex in central Ramadi, the last Islamic State stronghold in the western city, a military spokesman said.
"By controlling the complex this means that they have been defeated in Ramadi," said Sabah al-Numani, a spokesman for the force leading the fight on the government side. "The next step is to clear pockets that could exist here or there in the city."
"The complex is under our complete control, there is no presence whatsoever of Daesh fighters in the complex," he told Reuters, using a derogatory Arabic acronym of Islamic State.
Recapturing Ramadi, which fell to the militants in May, would be one of the most significant victories for Iraq's armed forces since Islamic State swept across a third of the country in 2014. www.reuters.com/article/u...
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OOTW: WE'VE GOT WHAT SEEMS TO BE CONFLICTING NEWS REGARDING DEVELOPMENT OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR - THE "IRAQI NATIONAL PRODUCT" - VS NEWS STATING THAT THE TARIFF'S ARE COMING
OOTW: THIS PAST WEEK, DEPUTY / VP OF THE PARLIAMENT "HAMOUDI" CAME OUT AND ANNOUNCED TO THE COUNTRY THIS..... 12-22-2015, 12:40 AM Sheikh d. Hamoudi directed to prevent product is inside the Iraqi Parliament December, the 201 520[Image: su1201215.jpg]
The face of a member of the board of the Presidency of the Council of Representatives Sheikh d. Hamoudi, the Council Secretariat to prevent the purchase of foreign supplies products for which there is a peer of the Iraqi national products, as the first bold an initiative to encourage the national industry in the country.
He said Sheikh d. Hamoudi This step is a sign of all government agencies to follow suit and strongly activated to support the national economy and the advancement of the industrial sector, because of the consequent provide more job opportunities for the unemployed and the investment of national expertise and reduce the waste of hard currency.
He called the First Vice-President of the Council, the state institutions to set a good example for the Iraqi people be to encourage the purchase of national products and pride that he is making in our beloved country.
OOTW: THIS ARTICLE (ON ITS OWN) INDICATES THAT THE PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN IRAQ IS GOING TO BE/OR NEEDS TO BE UPGRADED SO THAT IRAQ'S CITIZENS WILL NOT BE FORCED TO RELY UPON IMPORTED GOODS
OOTW: THERE ARE ALSO SIMILAR STATEMENTS FROM OTHER DIVISIONS OF GOVERNMENT
chattels: ‹@OOTW› I read the Hamoudi announcement to be the equivalent of a " Buy American " or " Buy Iraqi " slogan
OOTW: HERE IS ANOTHER SUCH ARTICLE
OOTW: EXACTLY CHATTELS
OOTW: WHY DO THEY NEED TO TELL PEOPLE THIS?
OOTW: During a joint press conference held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministries of Industry and Commerce Announce develop a common mechanism of action to support local products and supplement the ration card,
including The Ministries of Industry and Minerals and Commerce held a joint press conference at the headquarters of the Ministry of Commerce have announced through on the status of the mechanism of action for future support of local products and talk about the possibility of providing the ration card from the Ministry of Industry and Minerals products vocabulary,
Mr. Minister of Industry Mohamed's Darraji said in a statement at the conference: that it was agreed with the Ministry of Commerce on the rehabilitation of the Ministry of Industry plants for the production of materials are already present but they need to increase its production capacity to meet domestic demand in order to reduce import in addition to opening new marketing outlets for the Ministry of Industry products through supermarkets scattered across Iraq's provinces and rehabilitation
Previously the permanent exhibition of products MIC building in the Baghdad International Fair for the same purpose, praising the great cooperation shown by the Ministry of Commerce in securing the needs of the citizens of the local product in line with government attitudes towards national product support
and revealed Darraji for there will be a protocol between the Ministries of Industry and Trade for the rehabilitation of oil plants the Ministry of Industry and add a new line for packaging and ceiling time is estimated one year to cover 30% of the domestic requirement of oils.
chattels: more exhortation / preference than reality
OOTW: YES BUT WHY MAKE THESE ANNOUNCEMENTS?
OOTW: SORRY, I WILL ADDRESS THE POSSIBILITIES AFTER I POST FURTHER
OOTW: It is his part, Minister of Commerce Mr. Mohammed Shia 'Al Sudani said the government has taken practical steps and serious to support the national industry and the Ministry of Trade is one of the first ministries in this area announcing the ratification of the contract to provide 225 000 tons of sugar by local investors.
He noted that the vision of the government and the ministry are clear, that there would be support for each of the Ministry of industry products, and there will be the prevention and identification of the private sector because it is a key partner in the economic sector development in Iraq and pointed to the need to trust the Sudanese national product development
Many of the well-known industries humble beginnings started and that the economic situation requires dependence on national resources and capabilities. Posted By: Site Management | Date: 27-12-2015
chattels: the same reason that Abadi proclaims in China that 80 % of Iraq is safe for business, IMO
OOTW: REMEMBER THESE ARE PRESS RELEAS' FROM GOVT SITES
chattels: propaganda chattels: government propaganda
OOTW: YES AND TRADE HAS BEEN SIGNING AGREEMENTS WITH SEVERAL COUNTRIES, ESP OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS
OOTW: WELL, YES, IN EFFECT CHATTELS THAT'S TRUE IF THEY'RE GOING TO INSTITUTE THE TARIFFS
OOTW: THE GOVT HAS TO BE SEEN SAYING "WE PRESENTING YOU AN ALTERNATIVE"
OOTW: "BUY IRAQI"
OOTW: SO LET ME NOW INTRODUCE AN ARTICLE FROM ANOTHER GOVT MINISTRY
chattels: ‹@OOTW› I still question whether the tariffs can be implemented fairly or effectively at this juncture
OOTW: THIS IS FROM THE MINISTRY OF TRADE...WHENEVER YOU SEE THE PHRASE "SUDANESE" THEY ARE REFERRING TO THE MINISTRY OF TRADE
OOTW: YES AGREED CHATTELS
OOTW: Trade .. press conference for ministers of trade and industry[Image: 312.jpg]Commerce Minister Mohamed Xiaa Sudanese stressed that the ministry is serious and practical steps to secure items of the ration quota of the national product and the fact that the time of import sugar imported products require saving a lot of money in hard currency ended and that a clear government direction to support the national product
He pointed out that industry and commerce are working on the development of the first steps to secure the ration card needs of the Ministry of Industry of oil products and other materials substance and detail and joint steps on all products and contracting mechanism and other details that serve the work of both ministries.
Pointing out that the ministry also supports the private sector as a partner in the development of the Iraqi economy. And the amounts of compensatory Sudanese said that the amounts of compensation to the ration card items of non-Muslim subject to the decision of the Council of Ministers is to decide the disbursement of these funds in the absence of processing a single from the ration card and that the amounts are calculated by the relevant
OOTW: companies and are disbursed in accordance with the approved mechanism in the ministry. [Image: 681.jpg] For his part, Minister of Industry Mohamed's Darraji to consult opening marketing outlets in supermarkets as well as the rehabilitation of the Ministry of Industry coefficient by the two ministries
and the rehabilitation of the Military Industrialization building in the Baghdad International Fair to be an exhibition always to market our products national as well as seeking to secure some of the needs of the ration card as a first step. Noting that these projects will be promising after the rehabilitation of laboratories and factories for the production of the national product to match the foreign product.
For his part, Kazem al-Hassani Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister that the government supports private and public sectors and activating the customs tariff is to protect the national product, whether industrial or agricultural to cover total or partial local need, whether from public or private sector.
OOTW: THE LAST PARAGRAPH OF THIS INDICATES THAT THEY ARE URGING PEOPLE TO BUY IRAQI BECAUSE THE TARIFF'S ARE COMING - AS STATED IN THE VERBIAGE OF THE 2016 BUDGET LAW
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