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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al- Mahdi receives CEO of General Electric Company






December - 25– 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received Senior Vice President, GE & CEO, GE Renewable Energy JÉRÔME PÉCRESSE and his accompanying delegation.

His Excellency Prime Minister confirmed his support for GE projects in the electricity sector, including the transport networks project, which the Iraqi government intends to accelerate the initiation of this year; this includes the construction and rehabilitation of 23 400/132 and 132/33 substations, mobile stations, providing more than 3000 jobs in secondary station projects and transportation networks throughout Iraq. Which that Contributing to breaking down bottlenecks and supporting the grid to improve the delivery of electricity to more than four million homes throughout Iraq, Besides pumping considerable resources into the local economy through secondary contracts for implementation.
GE & CEO, GE Renewable Energy JÉRÔME PÉCRESSE expressed the company's intention to establish the GE Network Academy In cooperation with the Ministry of Electricity and the Ministry of Higher Education. It will train and graduate many students and engineers and prepare them for integration into the labor market.
The meeting was attended by French Ambassador Bruno Hubert, as well as the Minister of Electricity and the Prime Minister's Advisor.

Media Office of the Prime Minister
December - 25– 2019