Editor: BS, HA 7. 25. 2013 02:03
Range Press / Basra
Hundreds of residents of Basra, in the small hours of Wednesday evening, the center of Basra to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and all the instigators degradation of services and loose security situation, but drew out that the demonstration does not have a political character being the participation of all components of the province, while accusing some politicians “collusion with the terrorists. ”
He said one of the organizers of the demonstration, Wael al-Asadi said in an interview to (range Press), said that “hundreds of people of Basra gathered Wednesday evening, at the intersection of associations in central Basra to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki Anyone who was a cause degradation of services and the security situation,” noting that “the demonstration Do not assume a political character because the Sunni and Shiite and Christian and Alsaúba participated demonstrations. ”
He said al-Asadi that “Basra is the first spark in the demonstrations of the provinces of Iraq, and this event will extend to the southern provinces to demand dismissal of could not perform his duties services to citizens and provide security,” noting that “the demonstrators will announce via social networking sites to demand the removal of the corrupt and who promised to provide electricity falsely and يوفوا not keep their promises. ”
For his part, said one demonstrator, Kazem Zubari in an interview to (range Press), said that “the government provision of services and processing of Basra hours of electricity of not less than 18 hours due to high temperatures,” accused “some politicians Bhetwatihm with terrorism and to help out the killers and criminals prisons and the loose security situation. ”
In turn, Ali Abadi said in an interview to the (Presse term), that “the demands advocated by the demonstrators in the area of services is part of the rights they are the legitimate owners. ”
Abadi added that “people are the source of authority, the owner of legitimacy if he saw the officials inability to perform his duties of his right to claim the dismissal of any official in the state for its inability in any way to claim legitimacy. ”
The notables of the tribes in the province of Basra threatened, in the 14 of July 2013, “to go out in demonstrations in large” in protest against the deterioration of the reality of electricity in the province, and called for “stability programming consistent and clear to run,” While detecting the governor of Basra that he “has corrupted files related to projects electricity, “سيحيلها to the Integrity Commission, accused the Oil and Energy Committee and the Ministry of Electricity parliamentary” media بتهويل contrary to reality. ”
Basra province has seen during the past two days, night demonstrations after breakfast time in different parts of the province to protest against the deterioration of voltage mode and exit some areas of programming in the system and cutting operating and total extinction, during which demonstrators demanded accountability for negligence for the deterioration of electricity mode.
The governor of Basra announced, in (July 7, 2013), the formation of an operation room electricity to overcome the crisis electrical under the holy month of Ramadan, referring to provide citizens with a rate of more than 12 hours a day, and with the director of energy transfer electricity that the rate of processing of Basra is the current “top rate”, I went back to the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary statements and the Ministry of Electricity on the production rate of “non-technical”.
The Ministry of Electricity, on the tenth of February 2013, the introduction of the first unit of the power station and thermal Wasit to the service, stressing that the new unit then added 330 MW to the electric power system.
The ministry renewed in (the third of June 2013), its commitment to improving the country’s energy supply during the next term, especially during the month of Ramadan, while showed that production will rise soon to 11 thousand megawatts, confirmed that it will spend on the electricity crisis by the end of this year 2013.
The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani, the new (third from June 2013), his emphasis on the end of the energy crisis electric current year-end 2013, as pointed out that the Ministry of Electricity will enter the new service stations during the next term.
And Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, in (the first of January 2013), it will ensure the provision of electricity this year, 2013 “on the clock”, stressing that Iraq still needs to “expand Taakedath” with international companies in order to provide electrical power, and in the While he praised the work of Korean companies in Iraq, he stressed that the global economic studies put Iraq “among the top ten countries in terms of growth. ”
The Electricity Minister Abdul Kareem Aftan Jumaili, announced in (the eighth of May 2013), that Iraq would accept the end of 2014 the import of electricity, and explained that the station project Mansuriyya invasive “projects ministerial great,” adding that the station will work with a production capacity “( 730) megawatts at a cost of 540 million dollars, “while the governor of Diyala province showed Omar Humairi” optimism “near the site of the station from field Mansuriyya gas, calling the oil ministry to” cooperate to the great success of the project. ”
Iraq has suffered a shortage of electricity since the beginning of 1990, and increased hours of rationing electricity after the year 2003, in Baghdad and the provinces, because made a lot of stations, as well as sabotage attacks on facilities over the past years, with increased hours of power cuts for citizens to about twenty hours per day.