UNAMI: 6 million Iraqis are still living below the poverty line

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 | Leave a Comment

18-10-2013 05:44 PM
Baghdad (news) .. According to the UN mission in Iraq ‘UNAMI’, that 6 million Iraqis are still living below the poverty line of about 33 million people in the country beyond the budget of Finance’s annual $ 100 billion.

mission said in a statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty received (News Agency news) a copy of it: The United Nations wants to focus on the importance of working to eradicate poverty through programs of sustainable development aimed at creating a society more inclusive in Iraq, K, Iraq’s second-largest oil exporter in OPEC, which is exporting about 2.5 million barrels per day and achieve revenue exceeding $ 100 billion annually.

The statement added: but there are varied class evident in the country in terms of access as a result corruption is widely after 2003 and the absence of social justice. According to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Nikolai Mladenov, according to the statement: that Iraq a country rich in natural resources and human resources, it produces three million barrels of oil a day, and enjoys his doctors and engineers respected throughout the region.

added that there are six million Iraqis are still living below the poverty level, stressing the need to develop policies inclusive alleviate poverty and development and sustainable livelihoods for all Iraqis in conjunction with efforts by politicians to face the security challenges.

explained: that progress has been made over the past years in this area, and Iraq has the goal of eradicating extreme poverty (income of less than Dorlarin and a half per day), but it is still There is much to be done

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