Middle East Economic Survey
Ahmad Chalabi Heads Iraqs New Supreme Contracts Committee
Iraqs Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Energy Council Ahmad Chalabi has been appointed chairman of a newly created supreme contracts committee. The new body was established in a decree issued by Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari on 11 May. But its existence only came to light when al-Hayat published extracts from the decree on 21 June. The members of the committee are the...