Today, Sunday, Minister of Planning, Dr. Nuri Sabah Al-Dulaimi, inspected the efforts to restore stability in Kirkuk Governorate, and the progress of implementing service and investment projects in the province, while the Minister directed to provide support to improve the service reality in the province, in the forefront of which is the rehabilitation of the road linking Kirkuk Governorate with the province Baghdad and other provinces.
Dr. Nuri Al-Dulaimi, during his visit in which he was accompanied by the Governor of Kirkuk, Rakan Al-Jubouri, the Ministry’s Undersecretary and Executive Director of the Strategy for Poverty Reduction, opened two economic housing complexes for poor families by 300 housing units in each of them, while laying the foundation stone for a third complex, as part of the executive management projects For the poverty alleviation strategy in the Ministry of Planning.
The Minister stressed during the press conference that he held in the new building to keep the ministry running within a specific vision to solve the housing crisis and provide job opportunities for the people of the governorates in which the Ministry of Planning projects are implemented to alleviate poverty, praising at the same time the efforts of the local government and the accelerating pace in which it operates, and the role The prominent forces of our security forces and their sacrifices in order to achieve security and stability, which was positively reflected on investment projects.
The Minister also inspected the workflow at the Kirkuk International Airport, the Palace of Justice building, the new Kirkuk Court, the Municipal Department and the planning and statistics directorates in the governorate, directed to provide support for the completion of the project within the specified times, while he opened a model school with a capacity of 24 classes, the first of its kind in terms of style And evolution.
For his part, the Governor of Kirkuk, Rakan Al-Jubouri, praised the distinguished role of the Ministry of Planning in all governorates, stressing the importance of this support in improving the service reality and implementing more vital projects in the province, pointing to the role of the Ministry of Planning in the implementation of many projects during 2019 by accelerating the approval On annual plans and allocations and provide related work conditions.
The Minister of Planning held during his visit a joint meeting with the local government, to discuss the reality of ongoing and new projects in the province, including the construction of 117 schools to be completed during the next year 2020.