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The Ministerial Energy Council holds a meeting this morning presided by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi






June3- 2019

The Ministerial Energy Council held a meeting this morning presided by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, To discuss the electrical system and levels of production, distribution, consumption in Baghdad and the provinces, the needs of the main stations and subsidiary to find solutions to the problems facing the emergency electrical grid, the work of maintenance and repair of electrical stations, and discussed the work of private generators.

The Ministerial Council of Energy issued several immediate decisions to promote electricity, the most important of which are:

First: The Ministry of Industry (Electrical Industries Company) provided the Ministry of Electricity with 350 different capacities to fill gaps and bottlenecks in the distribution sector.

Second: supplying of necessary financial allocations from the emergency budget for the purchase of transformers from the private sector.

Third: The companies of the Ministry of Electricity and the Ministry of Industry are due to contracting for repairing the halted distribution transformers which belong to the Ministry of Electricity, according to a long-term contract.

The meeting was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, the Minister of Oil, the Ministers of Electricity and Water Resources, the Ministries of Electricity, Industry and Planning, and a number of Directors General, Experts, and Consultants.

Media Office of the Prime Minister
June – 3 – 2019