Baghdad - INA
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi held a special meeting of ministers, governors and experts to assess the situation of flood waters and to ensure the safety of measures taken to protect citizens and farmers.
The Mahdi has directed farmers to compensate for the losses caused by floods, to benefit from water availability and to make the necessary decisions, the media office said in a statement.
Directorate of Military Intelligence arrested, on Monday, a terrorist in Saqlawiya in Al-Anbar province.
Central Bank of Iraq launched, on Monday, a project to counter desertification at Al-Mada'in district, which comes within "Tamkeen" (Enable) initiative, accomplished in cooperation with Private Banks League and the Ministry of Agriculture.