Sunday, 17 Nov 2019

Economist: Solutions Provided By The Government To The Southern Provinces Are “Patchy” Solutions And Need A Long Time To Implement

Baghdad, The expert on economic affairs, Abdul Rahman al-Mashhadani confirmed that the solutions provided by the government to the provinces that protested against poor services are patchwork solutions and need a long time to implement them if they are really exists.

"The demonstrations that took place in the central and southern governorates of Iraq came as a result of the failed administration of the state and poor services of electricity, water, unemployment," confirming that "the solutions provided by the government are patchwork solutions and need a long time to implement them if they are really exists.

He stressed that: The measures taken by the government, especially during the visit of Prime Minister Haider Abadi to Basra somewhat mitigated the momentum of the demonstrations and their extension, but still exist and I do not think it will end, and solutions are still patchy because the grades are insufficient and funds allocated for investment is insufficient and investment in the construction of schools and hospitals and provide electricity and water needs two months or more, and solutions are patchy and the great fears that the expansion of demonstrations to the western provinces to back the southern provinces.

The south-central provinces are witnessing popular demonstrations demanding services and employment opportunities.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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