Posts Tagged ‘interim government’
6 May 2005
Former Iraqi oil minister Ibrahim Bahr al-Uloum is set to make a comeback as the next oil minister, barring any last-minute hitches, after beating Ahmad Chalabi, the deputy prime minister and acting oil minister, as the candidate backed by a Shiite party.
The Shiite Al-Fadhila Party, considered close to radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, was allocated the oil job in the ethnic carve-up of portfolios in Iraq’s new Cabinet, which was sworn in this week.
“Ibrahim Bahr al-Uloum is the next oil minister. It has been decided and …
14 June 2004
Iraq’s oil ministry is setting out on a process of preparing a new oil policy, as well as drafting model contracts and a petroleum law, to be approved later by the country’s elected bodies, Iraq’s new Oil Minister Thamer al-Ghadban said in an interview.
The work aims to prepare Iraq for its political evolution, which should see the adoption of a new constitution in around 18 months, followed by the formation of the first non-transitional government since the war.
The policy and legal documents are prerequisites for …
1 June 2004
Iraq’s newly appointed interim oil minister, Thamer al-Ghadban, aims to restructure his ministry and the companies under its umbrella, and to launch a number of long delayed oil development projects, he told Energy Intelligence Briefing on Tuesday, in his first interview after being sworn in. Al-Ghadban was named as part of the new interim government that will take over most of the power from the coalition occupation authorities from Jul. 1. He and other ministers were sworn in on Tuesday in Baghdad, following days of haggling between …