Parliament obliging the government to pay the salaries of "self-financing"
Parliament obliging the government to pay the salaries of "self-financing" and the distribution of surplus staff to ministries 11/24/2015
A parliamentary committee has committed the government to continue to pay employees' salaries self-financing companies within the 2016 budget.
According to the Commission, there are 172 subsidiary company for 5 ministries, comprising 600 thousand employees. The committee recommended the support of a number of profit-making companies that supply the local market with 274 commodity.
Parliamentary recommendations ministries and government departments is also committed to use the staff of these companies to meet shortages in the grades.
The House of Representatives may be the beginning of last May to form a parliamentary committee to look into the fate of the self-financing companies. The Committee held a meeting discussed the structure of the companies and the exclusion of employees of these companies from the Pension Law No. (9) for the year 2014 average of the age requirement.
And led parliamentary objections to the draft 2016 budget to bring it back to the Council of Ministers in order to be adjusted so as to ensure the operating budget, which goes mostly to the employees' salaries.
It recommends that international donors Iraq make significant reforms in the forefront of reducing its functional structure and re-examine government spending.
Says Rep. Nora Albjara, member of the parliamentary committee in charge of the follow-up self-financing companies, "The number of self-financing companies in Iraq up to 172 companies spread over five ministries," indicating that "the Ministry of Industry and Minerals 72 companies, and 4 of the Ministry of Construction and Housing, and the remainder is distributed among Ministries municipalities, defense and trade. "
She Albjara, told the (range), that "the Ministry of Industry merged its self-financing companies together accounted for a total of 35 companies, according to the competence and efficiency of each company." Albjara and pointed out that "the parliamentary committee charged by the Presidium of the Parliament to follow up on the subject of self-financing companies made recommendations oblige Government to include in the draft budget law for the next item to pay the salaries of the employees of these companies."
And got (range), a copy of the parliamentary recommendations, which states that "compel the government to cancel the restrictions placed on the transfer of staff between ministries within the overall budget law degree in 2016 and the financial position and customization."
Recommendations ministries and bodies all government agencies "as required to give priority to fill the shortfall in Haclethm of self-financing corporate staff, by jurisdiction of degrees deletion and development, functional and grades developed in accordance with the federal budget law for next year." And it calls for the recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee to "activate the customs tariff law No. (22) for the year 2010 average, and the law of the consumer number Protection (1) for the year 2010, and the law of the Iraqi protection product number (11) of 2010, also urged the ministries to" buy their needs from the federal ministries products ".
Recommends recommendations to "show self-funded domestic investment and foreign companies partnership in accordance with the methods in management or ownership." In this context, says Najiba Najib, a member of the parliamentary Economic Committee, that "self-financing companies was divided into profitable companies that produce more than 274 items for the local market with various types of goods", stressing "the need for these winning companies to more financial support to cover all their financial needs ".
Najib and adds that "the staff of loss-making companies estimated their numbers at 200 thousand employees rely absolutely on the state budget in their salaries."
And member of the Economic Commission show that "the year 2015 budget allocated amounts of up to 1.2 trillion dinars, and calls for these companies to increase this figure to 200 billion dinars, the other to cover all the financial requirements." Kurdish MP asserts that "previous Cabinet decisions the judge to refer some of the employees of these companies to retire before the age of fifty, need the approval of the House of Representatives in order to enact a law regulating the retirement process." She pointed out that "these circumstances are what pay the Presidium of the House of Representatives to form a parliamentary committee to provide possible solutions to resolve the issue of these companies."