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H.E. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi visits Karbala Governorate, inaugurates Al-Hassan Hospital (AS) and reviews a number of service projects






July -14- 2020

His Excellency Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi conducted an inspection visit to Karbala governorate, during which he was briefed on the health, service and security reality in it.
His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi upon his arrival to the governorate, held a meeting with the Governor of Karbala Nasif Al-Khattabi and a number of security Commanders in the governorate.
During his visit, His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi inaugurated the Imam Al-Hassan, peace be upon him hospital, which can accommodate four hundred and ninety-two beds, which is one of the important health projects.
His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi confirmed that the opening of the hospital is of great importance in light of the Coronavirus pandemic crisis and the increase in the percentage of infected it has. It is the beginning of implementing the promises we made in front of our people in providing the best services.
His Excellency indicated that the hospital was long overdue, and the government entered a challenge to complete it in less than two months of its life.
His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi also inaugurated the Rotary Project of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him, which that will contribute to unlocking traffic jams in the center of the province during religious events.
His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi briefed on the project to complete the Karbala Najaf road, and determine the completion rates in it, and also visited the site of the General Company for Grain Trade in Karbala.
His Excellency also visited the expansion project of Al-Joud Company for Modern Agricultural Technology, which is being implemented under the auspices of the Holy Shrine of Imam Al-Abbas.
His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi inspected a number of private sector projects in Karbala Governorate, showed that Iraq faces great challenges, need solidarity and cooperation of all to cross these challenges, stressing that the government is determined to activate the projects delayed due to corruption and mismanagement, and will work to combat all aspects of corruption in it.
His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi indicated that the experiences of previous years proved the failure of the total dependence on oil, which has caused the state to embarrassment, and the government has prepared a white paper for prospective economic and financial reforms, including many axes, the foremost of which is activating the private sector and supporting it and providing all the requirements for its success, to be a basic engine for a wheel The Iraqi economy, and an effective contributor to providing job opportunities for young people.
His Excellency Premier Al-Kadhimi pointed out the importance of the partnership between the public and private sectors in the coming stage, stressing the support of local projects and the Iraqi product and the activation and revitalization of the Iraqi industry, as well as interest in the agricultural sector, where the government will soon announce important mechanisms and procedures to support the Iraqi farmer and develop agricultural and animal wealth in Iraq.
The Prime Minister was honored to visit the shrine of Imam Al-Hussein and his brother Al-Abbas, peace be upon them.

Media Office of the Prime Minister
July -14- 2020