Head of FRWO said that wetlands’ ownership cannot be transfered according to the law.
According to FRWO’s website, Masoud Mansour, Deputy Minister and Head of FRWO said that the wetlands will remain Anfal and public asset, which is under the authority of both FRWO and DoE, and the law does not allow wetlands ownership document to be issued in the name of the Ministry of Energy.
Mansour noted that in a letter addressed to the Head of Real Estate, Deeds and Properties Registration Department (REDPRD) asked him to
immidiately attend the issue and make legal arrengements for the
transfere of the wetland to FRWO as the concerned representative of the
In other part of his remarks, he reiterated that transfering ownership to another irrelevant ministry will cause damage to the ecosystem and natural resources.