Economists Association is looking at ways to achieve economic reforms

10/29/2015 (00:01 pm)

BAGHDAD / Prince Majed Jawad

Economists Association symposium held periodic research on the subject (economic reforms .... services and ways to achieve them).

Feet economic expert on behalf of Jamil Anton, Vice President of the Assembly paper reviewed the economic policies of the previous years of unemployment, poverty, poor service poor fiscal and monetary policy residues. The paper noted the economic Mhaoraslah which came in the premier program and security-related services and activating the role of the private sector, privatization and increased oil production and applications of decentralization and the fight against corruption, which was formed work of experts technocrats team at the beginning of 2015 away from the principle of quotas, and they were the team to reduce dependence on rents oil and diversify the economy through industrial production basket, agricultural and tourism with a program to simplify the procedures in state institutions, those programs that coincide with the implementation of the program of rationalization of government spending on the part of the increase sources of state revenues by Akhrma activating the role of the Iraqi private sector, which did not do justice to in the past mechanisms the past is not the law of the retirement of the clipper and wages and salaries.

He noted lecturer to work teams formed in the productive sectors and held meetings with the owners of competence and qualifications and scientific elites, where crystallized after six months of work successful working papers developed plans to reduce dependence on oil revenues with the activation of the productive sectors which leads to find jobs for the unemployed and reduce poverty and improve services, has offered securities to the Prime Minister as approved and become enforceable. and between Anton that weak implementation efficiency of government institutions and the reluctance of the national will to some ministries, were not steps of implementation effective, although the proposals submitted in line with the popular movement and its demands in the reform process, he said Anton not real reforms, but to limit its rampant corruption and stay away from the principle of quotas through a government of technocrats.

In the embodiment of one of the special programs to reduce spending, issued a Cabinet handed the new salary, but that the media did not address the positive aspects of this program Despite the reduction in salaries and allowances of presidencies three cancel your retirement House of Representatives and provincial councils where government media could not deliver a clear message in this regard to the Iraqi people note that the salaries and allowances drains 40 trillion dinars 0.11 Trliuna salaries and 29 Trliuna allocations.

And provided by Dr. Akram Abdel Aziz, a member of the administrative board Association economist working paper dealt with the deteriorating economic situation and stressed the need to develop programs to promote reform and economic conditions and the crossing of the economic crisis experienced by the country through reducing dependence on oil revenues and the stage by moving the national production basket.