Kurdistan decides oil and electricity policy separate from Baghdad
Kurdistan, decides policy separate from Baghdad on oil and electricity
Posted on Wednesday, 08 August 2012 09: 30 | Posted by: rasan | Visits: 242
Erbil/with: President of the Kurdistan Regional Government on the application of policy is independent of the Government of Iraq in the areas of electricity and petroleum products, due to the reduction of the share capital of petroleum products.
President of the territorial Government, said Barzani, speaking nechervan Idris press Erbil: "we decided in the Council of Ministers and we are serious about fully to have full independence from Baghdad in the themes of electricity and petroleum products."
He added: "there can be no possibility of Baghdad whenever they wish and any excuses to cut petroleum products from our citizens, where it recently reduced the share of territory of petroleum products".
Barzani said: "assure our citizens that the policy of the territory, especially on the subject of oil policy correct and directed to serve them," he said, adding that the Government would distribute quantities estimated 600 litres of white oil (kerosene) to each family and three-phase, 200 l additional cold mountainous areas and will also meet the prices of 400 liters and 200 other will charge to citizens."
There was no immediate comment from the Iraqi Government on Saturday announced.
The Kurdistan region and attract national and foreign investments, managed to overcome the scarcity of electricity to a large extent, so that the private companies provided to the population for more than 20 hours per day, with Central and southern regions suffering the Iraq crisis so as not to choke people only on less than 8 hours of electricity a day, led to popular protests this year and last. (Ended)
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