The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi.
At the start of the meeting, the Cabinet discussed Iraq’s ongoing national efforts to combat Covid-19 and the implementation of preventative health measures.
The Cabinet discussed compensation and support mechanisms for the families of the martyrs who died during the protests and measures to look after those who were injured.
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At its meeting today, the Cabinet discussed the urgent need of Dhi Qar province, and agreed to allocate 50 billion dinars to Dhi Qar Governorate.
The Cabinet also authorised Iraq’s Civil Aviation Authority to sign a contract for the construction of Dhi Qar International Airport.
The Cabinet discussed the electricity service in Iraq, and received a briefing from the Minister of Electricity on plans to increase power generation and improve transmission.
The Cabinet approved a number of measures to support the work of the Ministry of Electricity to improve this priority service for citizens.