Iraq employees are paying the price thefts al-Maliki and his party


Friday, January 8, 2016

Wrote Ahmed Al Nuaimi: Iraqi analysts said that employees and retirees pay the price for thefts of former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for the budget of the country during the period preceding his rule between 2006 - 2014, which caused al-Maliki and the Dawa Party, led by the loss of the country for more than $ 300 billion, no one knows its fate to now .

The Iraqi government announced a few days ago, unable to pay the salaries of employees and retirees starting next April as a result of the continuing decline in oil prices globally, where the country's economy is 95% dependent on oil revenues. The economist said Hazem milkfish, that al-Maliki missed during the period of the wisdom of hundreds of billions of dollars from the coffers of Iraq on fake projects and different deals corrupt, resulting in the absence of the country's budget surpluses from oil revenues over the past years that the price of a barrel of crude which for more than $ 115 .
sees milkfish, in a press statement that the victim in this economic disaster that hit the country, they are employees and retirees who will stop their salaries because of the budget deficit.

The deputy outgoing Prime Minister Bahaa al-Araji, said in previous statements, that Nuri al-Maliki wasted a trillion dollars from the country's wealth through his period of eight years, between the determination of unknown expenses and the granting of foreign aid, pointing to the absence of accounts showing how spent such enormous sums, in the absence of any achievements or projects on the ground.

He said the deputy in the Iraqi parliament Haitham al-Jubouri, that Iraq will not be able to pay its employees' salaries during 2016 after the huge deficit in the 2016 budget, which reached $ 24 billion. Jubouri said in a press statement, he said that Iraq approved a 2016 budget based on a price of $ 45 a barrel, while selling the country the barrel at a price of only $ 33, $ 20 to go, including the cost of extraction for global companies according to the rounds of licenses, and $ 5 for producing provinces, and remaining only 8 dollars for Treasury State, and this means that the country's imports will not exceed $ 8 billion in 2016, at a time when the country needs for about $ 45 billion to pay the salaries of employees and retirees.