The Right Investment in the Telecommunications Sector Can Bring Revenue to Iraq Comes After Oil Revenues
|March 9, 2011||Filled under Uncategorized|
BAGHDAD (Iba) .. Returned the House resolution to form a parliamentary committee to investigate irregularities and the performance of mobile phone companies and the reality of telecommunications services in Alaraclzhor again on the scene the media, especially Mekhv Communications and Media Authority announced the launch of Zain five million slice is licensed, which led to fined and suspended the work of the slides before.
Addressed the media led recent problems with mobile phone companies in Iraq and the reality of telecommunications services after rising resentment of the beneficiaries of the services of these companies as it does not meet their aspirations, as well as many of the irregularities that accompanied the work of these companies Mmahdy Council of Representatives formed a committee to investigate these irregularities financial and technical.
Issue did not stop at the boundaries of firms currently operating in the telecommunications sector in Iraq, but opened the door wide open to discuss plans for new investment in this important and vital sector, which can be regarded as one of the most important sectors after the oil sector in terms of economic returns of the country.
Expert economist who specializes in the telecommunications sector, said in a statement told the independent press (Iba) that the Iraqi market is the focus of many international companies successful in the telecommunications sector and this was confirmed by the Ministry of Communications and the media and communications, where there are more than one company to have a serious desire to work in Iraq and compete with existing enterprises, which arise from time to time many question marks on the services provided.
He said the expert, who requested anonymity, said the Iraqi government had previously decided late last year set up a company mobile phone and the national participation rate with an international company, but the decision has not been implemented yet effective because of legislative problems between the Ministry of Communications and the media and communications as well as the announcement of the Communications plans to launch a work permit from the third generation this year.
He added in a quick read on the positive aspects of this matter there are many things that may be hidden for those interested in this market, as well as entry and imports substantial financial treasury Iraqi government through imports, which could reach hundreds of millions of dollars annually, it will provide significant employment opportunities for youth Iraqi university graduates up to more than 1500 direct jobs and 5000 indirect jobs not to mention other positive impacts such as import taxes and the introduction of composting equipment to these companies.
The expert stressed the need to move the Ministry of Communications forward as soon as the announcement of the establishment of this company, in partnership with a global company private and that the ministry, according to officials, which burdened the salaries of its employees, which amount to thousands of where most of the departments of the Ministry act in a self-financing and thus is a good opportunity to provide imports The financial returns of the Ministry and also for the elimination of unemployment that exist between many of the staff of the ministry through an agreement with these companies to benefit from the experiences of many of these staff and the appointment of a large proportion of them in this company to be established.
He stressed that the telecommunications sector need to reconsider all concerned, whether they are politicians or legislators, or because the economic and employment development in this sector so far has failed to meet the aspirations of its employees who aspire to services equivalent to what exists in the rest of the world.
Mentioned that there are three major companies of the mobile phone in Iraq is Zain Iraq, Asia Cell, Cork granted work permits under the long-term public auction held in 2007.
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