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Salih discusses with Basra delegation aspired developments in governorate

Iraqi President Barham Salih
Number of Basra officials and governor discussed with President Barham Salih the conditions at the governorate on Tuesday.

According to Basra MP Abdul Amir al-Mayahi, the delegation addressed the governorate’s issues, such as the water problem and other enhancing other services by the federal government in Baghdad.

“The President promised to pay a visit to countries related to the water issue, in order to mitigate the crisis,” Mayahi said in official statement followed his meeting with Salih.

The meeting tackled other issues like the governorate’s needs of the electric energy, where the president vowed to task the prime minister to pay a special attention to Basra, which represents a special economic importance.

Basra has been witnessing mass demonstrations and sit-ins to protest against shortage of jobs and electricity, as well as water pollution and deterioration of basic services.
Last Modified: Tuesday، 09 October 2018 10:34 PM