Call for demonstration to abrogate food ration card decision, Governor
NINEWA/ Aswat al-Iraq: Governor Atheel Nujaifi called for demonstration to reject the Cabinet decision to cancel the food ration card if the government did not withdraw this motion.
In a statement, copy received by Aswat al-Iraq, he called the central government to "bear its responsibilities and handed it over to competent personalities", in reference to the ministers from all political blocs.
"For the last two years, we were discussing this issue and disability of ministry of trade to deal with it, in comparison to the world boycott mechanisms", he elaborated.
He expected that this decision will be cancelled before the will of the Iraqi people, but "created a state of chaos in the market, because the ministry is expected to stop long term contracts, which matter is unclear before the public sector to start methodological imports".
Earlier, Governor Nujaifi described this decision as "hasty, not depending on real study of the Iraqi market".He pointed to Premier Nouri al-Maliki that the private sector merchants do not have enough cash, expertise or storage to cover Iraqi needs of foodstuffs, in addition to have real open market and facilitating import procedures.