Minister of Planning: The plan needs 34 trillion dinars, and we are working to hold an international donors' conference to implement it.
The Ministry of Planning hosted the second meeting of the committee to follow up on the implementation of the national plan to end the displacement file in Iraq.
The Minister of Planning, Dr. Khaled Batal Al-Najm, stressed during the meeting in which the Minister of Migration and Displacement Evan Faeq Jabro participated, that the national plan to end the displacement file is a first priority for the government, and there are great efforts made by the Ministry of Migration and Displacement to implement what is stated in the plan after Its approval by the Council of Ministers, noting that the plan needs 34 trillion dinars to fully implement it, adding, that we are now working on convening an international conference for donor countries, to obtain international support for the Iraqi government’s efforts to end this file, in light of the difficulty of providing the required funds.
The Minister revealed the establishment of a special fund to finance the projects of the voluntary return of displaced persons to their areas, and to address all problems in this file, and 25 billion Iraqi dinars have been allocated to this fund, which will be within the Ministry of Planning, as a first stage, stressing that the implementation of the projects of the national plan To end the displacement file, it will be in accordance with spatial and sectoral criteria, and the fund established for this purpose will undertake all project procedures.
For her part, the Minister of Migration and Displacement, Evan Faeq Jabro, confirmed that the ministry is making great efforts to proceed with the implementation of the plan for the return of the displaced, and there is great cooperation with the Ministry of Planning and other sectoral bodies in this field, speaking of constructive cooperation with United Nations organizations regarding It is related to the implementation of the plan according to its timetables.
During the meeting, the issues on the agenda were discussed, and the necessary measures, decisions and recommendations were taken in their regard.
The meeting was attended by representatives of ministries and relevant authorities. As well as representatives of the German Development Agency (GIZ).