Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah discusses with the Minister of Water Resources the water file and financial allocations for financing and implementing strategic projects to build (water harvesting dams) 

The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, received in his official office in Baghdad today, Wednesday 11/5/2022, the Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Mahdi Rashid Al-Hamdani, with a delegation from the advanced cadre in the ministry, During the meeting,they discussed topics and issues of common interest, foremost of which is the water file, and measures to address drought and optimal investment of water resources.

The Deputy Speaker of the Council praised the work and efforts of the Ministry of Water Resources in drawing and planning water resources development projects, while His Sovereignty stressed that water security is no less important than food security and the Council of Representatives supports the work of service ministries through parliamentary committees, Especially the water file and the inclusion of financial allocations within the laws and legislation to finance and implement strategic projects for building (water harvesting dams), As well as maintaining and rehabilitating dams in all governorates of Iraq to face the threat of desertification and drought.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Wednesday 11 May 2022