Baghdad - INA
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi revealed a gradual escalation in customs and port revenues. Today, Thursday.
His media office stated, in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Al-Kadhimi arrived at Um Qasr port in Basra and was informed of the workflow and customs work mechanisms in it."
The statement added that, "The Prime Minister held a meeting with the staff working in the port and customs, stressing that" his current visit is the second in a short period, in order to continue work at the border outlets, and Um Qasr port is one of the most important of these ports, in addition to other ports, which It is considered a true artery in support of the country's economy and commercial movement, and we do not allow any situation of neglect in it. "
Prime minister explained, "There is an escalation in the revenues of customs and border crossings, thanks to the efforts of their workers, stressing the importance of increasing state revenues from the ports that we are working to develop work in."
With regard to the large port of Faw, Al-Kadhimi stressed, "It is one of the government's priorities, despite the great challenges that the country is going through, but we will work hard to sign with foreign companies to start working in it."
The statement continued, "The Prime Minister opened the unified electronic gates of Um Qasr Port for the Great Welcome Square project."
It is noteworthy that PM, inaugurated this morning, Thursday morning, a gas tower, which is considered the largest of its kind in the gas industry, which was implemented in the Basra Gas Company.