BAGHDAD - Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani has made his second annual summer pilgrimage to the Ministry of Electricity – an office again assigned to him on an acting basis after his predecessor was forced to resign.
"It is the same work I did summer last year, when we took over the Electricity Ministry in the hot weather and we were trying to put together the plans," Shahristani told journalists gathered for a fast-breaking Iftar dinner at his deputy premier's office in Adnan Palace in the Green Zone. "There is work that needs to be done and official letters need signatures."
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