Sistani's representative calls for the inclusion of the judiciary to "real reform" and reconsider the laws that legitimize corruption

Representative of the religious authority Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai

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08.14.2015 12:53

Long-Presse / Karbala
He invited the representative of the religious authority in Karbala, Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai, on Friday, to the inclusion of the judiciary firmly reform and revision of laws that opened the way for corruption, and stressed that the reform is not without important laws version including the salary scale law, and as warned hamper reforms to " suitable position "by the people, counting that of" logical "giving officials a chance to prove" good intentions ".

Said Karbalai, during Friday prayers at the threshold Husseinia and attended (range Press), "The reform of government institutions and the fight against financial and administrative corruption rampant process was one of the concerns of the Supreme religious authority since the first years after regime change in Iraq," noting that "reference repeatedly demanded enable the judiciary to play its role independently and improve public services and the fight against corruption and the abolition of unacceptable privileges granted to the officials, but unfortunately fell on deaf ears to it. "

Karbalai said, "The reference estimated reform decisions announced in recent days," and expressed hope that "those decisions finds its way to implementation soon."

He called Karbalai, to "the inclusion of the judiciary reform as an important element of the completion of the reform packages and are not the reform process without it to be based foundation for the reform of the rest of the state institutions," stressing the need to "rely on the reform of the judicial system on the honorable judges who had not been contaminated hands Barashy."

He called Karbalai, the government and parliament "to reconsider the laws passed in recent years and which has opened broad prospects for the exercise of corruption in various forms and modify or cancel as required by the public interest", stressing that "there is an urgent need for legislation laws and issuing decisions is not reform to other most important Special ladder salaries to state employees law to ensure justice. "

Promised Sistani's representative, that "It is unacceptable that some senior officials have salaries up to tens of millions per month while not reaching the monthly salaries of many of the staff of 300 thousand dinars," calling on the government and parliament and the Judicial Council to "conduct reforms in a deliberate, but it is the reluctance and delay ".

He warned Sistani's representative, "of hampering or procrastinating in doing reforms and anti-corruption appropriate attitude of the people, which monitors the work of state institutions and tracks their performance," he returned that "it makes sense to give officials a reasonable opportunity to prove its good intentions to walk the process of reform to a security other than that feared from pushing the country into chaos and interests of disabled people and to engage in polemics of no use. "

The Iraqi Council of Representatives voted, in (11 August 2015), by an absolute majority on the first package of reforms approved by the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and included five axes and reforms Parliament, which included 24 points.

The Presidency of the Council of Representatives of Iraq provided, in (August 10, 2015), and include a 16-sheet repair requirement notably sacking the ministers of electricity Qassim Fahdawi and water resources Mohsen al-Shammari, MPs absent from the meetings, while the government gave 30 days to implement them.

The head of the Council of Ministers, taken on Sunday, (the ninth of August 2015), six reform decisions, represented the abolition of the posts of Vice President and the Prime Minister "immediately", and reduce the comprehensive and immediate in the number of protections for state officials, Dmenhm three presidencies, ministers, MPs and special grades and Directors General and conservatives and members of the provincial councils and their grades, as the face of the removal of all senior positions from quotas partisan and sectarian, and the abolition of the special provisions for each presidencies bodies and state institutions and retirees of them, as well as guidance to open past and current files of corruption, under the supervision of a supreme committee to combat corruption is made up of specialists and work principle (Where did you get this).

He called on the judiciary to adopt a number of specialized judges well-known integrity fully to investigate and prosecute corrupt, and feminine ministries and agencies to increase efficiency in government work and reduce costs, while the Council of Ministers called for the approval of the decisions and call the House of Representatives to ratify it to enable the Prime Minister to make the reforms called for it supreme religious authority demanded by citizens.

The Cabinet also approved unanimously, in its meeting held, in (the ninth of August 2015) also, on those decisions.
Promised Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Sunday (the ninth of August 2015), that the current government is not responsible for mistakes accumulated political system but they are responsible for the reform, and while stressing the need for the government to be the expectations of the people and committed to the spirit of the Constitution and the law in the application of reforms, praised the position of religious authority peaceful demonstrations and professional performance of the security forces to protect the protesters.

The representative of the religious authority in Karbala, Ahmad Safi student, in (August 7, 2015), Haider al-Abadi to be more "daring and courage" to fight "financial and administrative corruption", and invited him to "strike with an iron fist" on the "abusers" people's money, while stressing the need to "signal" to those who "hinder" the process of reform.