By attendance of the Minister of planning ... The Ministry celebrated launch of the poverty reduction strategy for the years (2018-2022)

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The Supreme Committee launched a strategy for poverty alleviation and the Ministry of Planning, in cooperation with the World Bank and the United Nations poverty reduction strategy that will last for a period of five years (2018-2022), during a ceremony held by the ministry in Baghdad landed good governance under the auspices of the President of the Council of Ministers, Dr. Haidar al-Abbadi, and the presence of the Minister of Planning, Dr. Salman Al-Jameeli,  Planning Minister in the government of Kurdistan region, Dr. Ali Al-Sindhi and the Secretary-general of the Council of Ministers, Dr. Mahdi Alak, presented,  as well as a number of the members of the House of Representatives and the President of the National Authority for Investment, Dr. Sami al-Araji, a number of the representatives of the World Bank and the United Nations and representatives of international organizations and embassies operating in Iraq, in addition to a number of experts, university professors  and representatives of the ministries and departments not associated with a  Ministry as well as representatives of community organizations Civil society and the private sector and other relevant parties.  The Minister of Planning, Dr. Salman al-Jumaili, in his speech: Today we celebrate picking the fruits of hard work remains to poverty reduction strategy), 2018-2022), the Ministry of Planning has sought since the change to adopt a scientific approach in dealing with the problems of the economy and development in Iraq, through the survey, research and analysis to the economic problems of the country, he continued by saying: The successive surveys and in-depth studies conducted on the basis of the progress of the comprehensive development planning process is to address those problems, according to a scientific approach, armed with the latest and most accurate data. He added: reciprocity have dealt with the issue of poverty of our beginning in 2007, has been working hard to establish a comprehensive database based on social and economic survey of the family sense (IHSES) other surveys  which provide Reliable data on the living conditions of individuals and families in Iraq, as diagnosed those surveys, the presence of a high level of poverty, the government should be dealing with him, processing, and mitigation, so came the first Poverty Reduction Strategy (2010 - 2014) to respond to this challenge, which has been more statistical surveys kickbacks, with the establishment of an Executive Department to alleviate poverty, to undertake the task of following up the implementation of the activities of the strategy in Iraq. He emphasized that despite the  challenges faced by the ministry during the past years, which said that the implementation of the strategy, which consisted of the results of the occupation of the wall of Nineveh, Salahuddin and Anbar provinces, a decline in the revenues of the country's exports of crude oil, it continued its commitment to development in general, and poverty reduction in particular, continued to keep up with the preparation of a strategy for poverty alleviation and the second, which will respond to the new challenges, as well as the challenges faced by the first strategy. He pointed out that this strategy represent the vision compatible and orientations of the ministry, which are embodied in the National Development Plan (  2018 - 2022), which we are about to finish launching soon, indicating that the strategy compatible and see Iraq for Sustainable Development 2030, operating under the flexible planning model works on decentralization and the provinces more operational and planning powers.