Kurdistan Regional Government is implementing the economic reform plan
By Ziad al-Haidari 13 minutes ago 12-21-15

Roudao - Erbil

President of the Council of Ministers held in the Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani, and the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, on Monday 12/21/2015, a special meeting with the minister in the Kurdistan Regional Government, to consider the financial and economic situation in the region.

The between Nechirvan Barzani that Kurdistan region live in difficult and a major financial crisis, the government have to take some bold decisions and some of the different procedures and work all the ways to increase revenue and reduce expenses to can the province bearing the results of this crisis, and re-arranging work and stimulate tax collection and reduce the allocations for some system Other measures

Nechirvan Barzani said, "to confront this crisis, we have to bear all the responsibility equally with all governmental and administrative authorities and all political parties and all face this crisis and get through this stage."

Feet after the Deputy Prime Minister said a report in which the necessary measures be taken to resolve the crisis, and touched on the causes of the financial crisis in detail and said the reasons are many and different and are all influential bad financial and economic situation in the Kurdistan Region, stressing that the Iraqi government to healed the financial and economic crisis deep and worse than going through the province of Kurdistan.

And we discussed some of the ministers at the meeting ways and due process taken out a radical dissolution of this crisis, and provided many of the observations on this subject.

To cope with the crisis and with the emphasis on reforms in the electricity sector, the Council of Ministers endorsed these decisions, which will be implemented from the beginning of the new year any of 01/01/2016 will be issued and the Ministry of Finance and Economy in the Kurdistan Regional Government the necessary instructions for its implementation:

1 - Exchange only 50% of the for the offices of Messrs president of the region and his deputy, and the Prime Minister and his deputy, and who are their grades special provisions, in addition to the salaries received the rank of minister and Undersecretary of the Ministry and those who are in the same grade and advisers and those with special grades in all Maossat Kurdistan Region Braosaiha and deputies and members of the Supreme Judicial Council and the Court of Cassation in the province of Kurdistan, judges and public prosecutors, and would not have acted any other allowances except the figure mentioned.

2 - Turn off appropriations for the offices of Messrs Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Secretary of Parliament, which was accounted for 100%.

3 - Reduce the rate of 30% for the offices of the Director General Provisions and who are of the same class and receive salaries and allowances of the post of Director-General.

4 - organizing pensions of special grades and salaries and shall be retired after the issuance of this resolution in the same proportion, and to stop the provisions mentioned after determining the salaries of retirees and recorded format savings to them until the last law regulating the salaries of retirees.

5 - Turn off all exchange allowances granted to those with special grades and general managers and heads of administrative units "conservatives and deputy governors and directors Alqaimmqam and respects" and payment of their salaries only nominal.

6 - Work Bakanona retirement and salaries of state employees in the public sector with respect to the terms of the upgrading of staff from the date of 01.01.2016 and until the ratification of the General Budget Law in the Kurdistan Region for 2016.

7 - collect general information about the beneficiaries of people from salaries and special aid provided by the social welfare and the types of social security and classified according to the principle of different layers of society and to identify the different amounts that receive aid to care for the family and for the disabled.

8 - formation of a committee to review advances all ministries and government Almaossat in the Kurdistan Region to observe the material bad situation of the region of Kurdistan and to identify sources of revenue, the Commission and report the Supreme Finance Committee learned the steps taken by taking into account the nature of the work and activities of the ministries and Almaossat that provide services to citizens Kalasaah, defense, health, electricity, municipalities , it provided that the Commission shall prepare a schedule that includes the advance rate before and after the revision.

9 - to form a committee to study the draft revision and reform in the structure of the Kurdistan Regional Government and variety Council of Ministers, ministries and government Almaossat take into account the financial situation of the province and the feminine public institutions in the region and reduce expenses, and provide this Committee report their views and observations and proposals of the Commission on the High Finance in the region.

10 - Turn off the monthly exchange rate for the graphics rent, electricity generators and service of the general budget for all the owners of the higher grades residing in houses and residential complexes of all government institutions in the province of Kurdistan without any discrimination. And falling disbursement of 01.01.2016 the responsibility of those who dwell in these buildings.

11 - Turn off for work instructions the Ministry of Finance and Economy for the implementation of Article 13 of the Act (salaries of state employees and the public sector) No. 22 of 2008 and private authority to grant risk allocations by the Minister and Rausat Almaossat unrelated ministries, and give this power only to the Council of Ministers.