Iraqi PM suspends electricity minister amid unrest over poor services

FILE PHOTO: People protest over poor public services in the city of Najaf, Iraq, July 27, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani/File Photo

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi suspended his electricity minister on Sunday amid continuing protests over poor public services especially power cuts and rampant corruption, the premier’s office said. It said in a statement that Abadi had also ordered an internal government investigation into Electricity Minister Qassim al-Fahdawi’s role in the deterioration of […]

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