Iraq's Interior Ministry
Five new Police directorates in multiple governorates established
BAGHDAD – The Iraqi Ministry of Interior has announced the creation of five new police directorates in the provinces of Wasit, Najaf, Babil, and Dhi Qar.
This initiative is part of the ministry’s strategy to bolster security operations in these regions. Furthermore, the ministry has finalized a deal to procure 250 vehicles for use by the directorates.
Brigadier General Muqdad Miri, the ministry’s spokesperson, detailed these developments in a statement to the official newspaper, as reported by 964media. “Our focus is on enhancing the efficiency of our security centers to ensure community safety. To this end, we’re establishing five police directorates,” Miri said. He listed the new directorates, including the North Wasit Police Directorate, covering areas like Al-Suwayrah and Al-Aziziyah; the North Babil Police Directorate in Jibela; two in Najaf Al-Ashraf, one for Kufa and its districts, and the other for Al-Manathera and its districts; and one in Al-Shatrah district.
Miri also highlighted the ministry’s efforts to improve police center operations through electronic automation and new construction. “We’re building 46 centers in Baghdad and other provinces, part of a plan for 100 centers. A new 10,000 dunam training center is set to open,” he added.