Ministry of Water Resources announced on Wednesday, that the water reserve in Iraq has exceeded 18b cubic meters.
The Ministry asserted in a statement, which INA received a copy of, that the water reserve in Iraq has exceeded 18.5 b cubic meters, due to the huge rainfalls and floods which hit Iraq recently, adding that this reserve considered as huge compared to last years.
The Prime Minister stressed the need to increase electricity production and stability during the coming summer and to fulfill the ministry's commitments to improve the electrical system.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi received on Wednesday the chief executive of the British Petroleum Group, Bob Dudley, who expressed the company's desire to work in Iraq and his admiration for plans to stabilize and develop the economy.
Iraq's representative to the United Nations Mohammad Bahr al-Ulum said the government's success in providing salaries for all employees in 2019, including Peshmerga fighters.
Kuwait's ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Mansour al-Otaibi, reiterated Wednesday his country's full support for Iraq.