Wajdan Falih Hassn – Professors at Maysan University

– The results of the elections produced a complex political reality in which it would be difficult to achieve economic projects and programmers. Most of the parties that won the elections formulated ambitious electoral programs from an economic point of view and relied on the established pattern of managing the Iraqi economy based on the expansion of benefits.
– The central government needs to be serious about giving greater powers and empowerment to local governments in the provinces. That would reduce the pressure on the central government and relieve mass and popular pressure, and local governments would be able to address local problems in the province.
Provincial councils and emerging local governments will have to work to increase cooperation and participation among the population, thus helping to move citizens from indifference to active participation. This requires building a development strategy that enables them to communicate with community actors, including tribes, individuals, local trade union groups, and civil society organizations.
– Administrative efficiency coupled with the ability to plan through knowledge of the possibilities available, along with proper diagnosis of problems, and the ability to govern financial monitoring, particularly those that have a significant social resonance in their treatment, will enhance the competitiveness of markets that will be affected by local populations, when the process of balancing and competing will be able to be monitored by the population.
– The provincial councils in Iraq have considerable powers, similar to those of the Iraqi Parliament in financial matters. The administrative efficiency of the funds involved is dependent on enhancing the possibility that the provincial council will have the most prominent role in local development if that function is good.
– Prioritize building a network of coordination between the local and central levels any reflection on performance that may be negative between central and local actors in financial, legislative, or even emergency crises, May make the provincial council constrained by the most important restriction, which is restricted to funding plans and projects and is not achievable, Or it will resort to routine unambitious operational plans that do not give the desired feasibility.

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