The Presidium of the Iraqi Council of Representatives held an expanded meeting in the Constitutional Hall today, Wednesday 14/7/2021, in the presence of the heads of the blocs, the Security and Defense Committee, the Parliamentary Health and Environment Committee, and a number of representatives from Dhi Qar Governorate with the government committee that included (the Ministers of Planning, Interior, Labor and Social Affairs with the Undersecretary of the Ministry Health, The head of the National Security Agency and the Governor of Dhi Qar with a number of security and military leaders) to investigate the incident of the fire of Imam Hussein Hospital in Nasiriyah Governorate, while the repercussions of this humanitarian disaster and the tension occurring throughout the governorate with the lack of services and the unfortunate deterioration of the situation were searched and discussed.
The Deputy Speaker of the Council, during his direct speech in front of the attendees, stressed that: “The Dhi Qar crisis requires a political decision at the state level, and a real will of the parties to the political process and national forces to save the situation, And the picture and the facts became clear to everyone”. His Eminence indicated the need to implement the recommendations of the government committee in charge of the investigation and expand the powers of the governorate administration away from interference and political problems, ensuring stability and providing services to citizens.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Wednesday 14 July 2021