PFC: A Study to Revive Communications and Stop Smuggling Internet Capacities

  • 4-05-2020, 16:43
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    Baghdad - INA


     The Finance Committee in the House of Representatives announced the preparation of a detailed study to revive the telecommunications sector and stop the smuggling of Internet capacities.

     The head of the committee, Haitham al-Jubouri, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), today, Monday, that "the financial committee discussed with the prime minister-designate the formation of an economic crisis cell to deal with the repercussions suffered by Iraq."

     He pointed to the submission of a detailed study of the government related to setting plans to revive the telecommunications sector, stopping the smuggling of Internet capacities, private sector partnership and encouraging investment.

     Al-Jubouri added that the alternative plan for oil depends on the financial policy adopted by the government, pointing out that the Finance Committee prepared important files and presented them to successive governments, but there was no complete commitment.

     Al-Jubouri stressed "the necessity to reduce the burden on the citizen in terms of rents and houses of the state," noting that "real estate and debt can be considered in the postponement of some of them, including loans."