Abadi face to prevent the travel of senior officials, including al-Maliki

Baghdad-Iraq-Presse -10 August / August: security sources at Baghdad airport said on Monday that the security authorities prevented Vice President Nuri al-Maliki of travel, after the decision of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi prevention of a number of officials from traveling after rising popular protests demanding accountability corrupt.

Quoted "toss" Colonel Mohammed Saadoun al-Moussawi say, "Abadi decided to travel ban on Iraqi state officials accused of corruption, as instructed closure of airports in front of all those responsible."

According to al-Moussawi, the Abadi instructed to ban travel by air and land to officials of the Iraqi state to those who are the rank of director and above, until the completion of the special files of corruption investigations have been opened recently, noting that al-Abadi instructed also to freeze the movement of seven officials said they were senior to travel outside the country.

Abadi said Sunday that his government does not bear the accumulated mistakes of the political system over the past years but stressed at the same time that the responsibility for reform lies with the government.

And received the approval of the Council of Ministers reforms package included a Cancel key positions deputies of the Republic and the government, and the dimensions of all the top positions for partisan and sectarian quotas.

It also included reducing its ministries and agencies to raise efficiency and reduce costs, and the abolition of the special provisions for the presidencies of bodies and state institutions and officials, retirees, and the opening of the previous and current files of corruption under the supervision of the Commission, "Where did you get this."

It came the package after one day call the Shiite cleric Ali al-Sistani to Ebadi to to beat corruption "iron hand" and to appoint officials based on merit, not on the basis of party affiliation or sectarian, and also after protests swept through a number of Albulad.anthy provinces (1)