Oil Minister Jabbar Al-Luaibi directed the contracting companies in the West Qurna field to provide new jobs for the people of the cities and the surrounding areas.
Al-Allaibi said in a statement the ministry is keen to provide jobs for the people of Basra province, especially cities located near the oil fields.
The statement added that he instructed the management of West Qurna / 2 field company to direct and oblige the secondary contracting companies in West Qurna / 2 field to provide additional employment opportunities for the residents of the city, Shatt al-Arab and others. Otherwise, the ministry will take appropriate measures against the companies violating the directive.
Al-Luaibi said that the ministry is working to improve the services provided to the people of these cities in cooperation with international companies through the implementation of a number of projects in the sectors of health and education and road construction and the establishment of bridges and the construction of irrigation channels for farms, as well as issuing instructions on agricultural coexistence alongside oil.