Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed chaired the first meeting of the Parliamentary Committee for the membership of deputies from the Electricity and Energy and Oil and Gas Committees, which was held today, Thursday, 06/26/2022, To follow up on the electricity crisis file, and to discuss ways to address the shortage of electrical energy and alleviate the suffering of citizens by the summer season and a rise in temperatures in all governorates of Iraq.
In the context of his speech, the deputy speaker indicated that “the Council of Representatives is carefully following up the electricity file and will take the necessary measures with the relevant ministries to address the shortage of electrical energy,” , adding that officials in the ministries of electricity and oil will be hosted in the federal government to organize the hours of electricity supply between the owners of private generators and the electricity distribution department.
While he listened to the interventions and opinions of the deputies on the file of the electricity crisis, and the necessity of holding meetings with representatives of private generators in the governorates to address the problems and provide their fuel needs in coordination with the oil derivatives distribution departments, Electricity distribution circuits in order to ensure the continuity of electric power hours, especially in the summer.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Thursday 26 May 2022