JJonesmx: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Iraqi satellite for international investment
Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: Iraqi Communications Ministry announced intentions to put Iraqi satellite
project to international investments.
Earlier, a workshop was convened with the French Airbus Company to train Iraqi cadre to finalize the project that was stopped since 2014 due to lack of financial allocations.
It is expected that the project will be in the service of agricultural, industrial, military and environmental purposes, as well as security operations, experts said.
Future prospects of the ministry included a move to establish Iraqi space agency to assist Iraqi governmental departments in all sectors.
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larryknPUK to decide on Par'l speaker nominee within few days
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will decide about its nominees for the position of Kurdistan Region Parliament speaker within 48 hours, a leading member said.
In remarks on Wednesday, Narmin Osman, a member of PUK, said a decision between MP Rewaz Fayiq and MP Begard Talabani will be made within 48 hours.
According to a political agreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the parliament speaker post will be held by the PUK which came second at the elections last year. The two major Kurdish parties said they also agreed on Kirkuk governor and Iraqi justice minister posts which are reserved for Kurds.