The Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives discusses with the Acting Minister of Electricity, ways to address the electricity crisis and enable the ministry to raise the level of energy production and implement mega projects

The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, received in his official office in Baghdad today, Wednesday 2022/2/9, the Acting Minister of Electricity, Engineer Adel Karim and his accompanying delegation, During the meeting, they discussed ways to address the electricity crisis and its repercussions and direct impacts on the daily life of ordinary citizens in all governorates of Iraq.

The Deputy Speaker of the Council stressed the continued support of the Council of Representatives for service institutions and ministries with laws and legislation, especially the file of services, foremost of which is electricity, which has become the backbone of life, His Sovereignty pointed out the need to empower the Ministry of Electricity and support efforts to raise energy production levels, expand the capabilities of this vital sector, develop stations and implement mega projects to meet the country’s needs.

For his part, the Minister reviewed the Ministry’s work and strategic annual plans to improve the electricity system and the continuous efforts to increase energy production to fill the shortage and address problems and prepare the current gas and steam stations with good production capacities during the upcoming summer.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Wednesday 9 February 2022