Feb 6 2016
Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received in his office on Saturday the Governor of Najaf Mr. Luay Al-Yassiri.
Talks during the meeting dealt with the state of the province and provision of the necessary services to citizens and to overcome obstacles to the projects implemented in the province.
The Prime Minister instructed for the delivery of basic services to the residential neighbourhood which was built by the religious authority on the outskirts of the province to house displaced people from areas occupied by Daesh, and to form a higher committee to provide a road map for the developing the performance of Najaf International Airport.
The Prime Minister also directed to take the necessary measures on the distribution of residential land that have been surveyed previously, and to be distributed to the poor and low-income people and members of trade unions and the implementation of the infrastructure from the cost of the land to ensure the construction of residential neighborhoods ready with services, as well as guidance to the Ministry of Construction and Housing and Municipalities to rehabilitate some main roads as per its capabilities and address the potholes in them.
Dr. Al-Abadi agreed to allocate IQD5 billion dinars for the province of Najaf and other provinces for the purposes of cleaning and removal of waste and holds the provinces thereafter responsible for organising the collection of fees for this service under the authority granted to them under the law of the budget for 2016.
Prime Minister's Media Office
6 February 2016