Consultant Abadi: ~ the State Council stressed opening up "markey econonmy" next year
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Consultant Abadi: 8 million Iraqis have paid from the State Council stressed opening up the country to the "market economy" next year
News Source: Ali Abd al - Salman
February 28, 2016 8:27
The government confirmed the presence of some eight million Iraqis receive their salaries from the state institutions as employees and retirees and beneficiaries of the social welfare network, pointing out that it cost the budget 41 trillion dinars per month, as I talked about measures taken in order to reduce these numbers by relying on the private sector, it reported that year the next will see the opening of the Council aims to reach a market economy.
He says the appearance of Mohammed Saleh , economic Adviser to the Prime Minister in an interview with "new morning", " the number of workers in state institutions variable due to increased associate to the security ministries, but no more than 4 million employees, in addition to the 3.75 million retired. "
Saleh said that" such a large number , which is close to 8 million people in addition to the covered social welfare network. "
He added that" both of these sponsors at a rate of 4 members, this means that the state is responsible for granting all Iraqi families salaries . " the
government consultant and regrets that the " salaries and benefits take the budget large proportions of up to 41 trillion dinars annually. "
He pointed out that" support their so many one of the negative results of the rentier states that rely on oil as a key resource to them, and be their economic situation linked to the global market and not an internal decision. "
Saleh pointed out that" families are also no income other than the salary that you get from the state and therefore affected by what is happening in the oil market. "
He noted that" the Iraqi government , which ends its application in 2030 , private - sector strategy included a number of points to get rid of the adoption of citizens file almost entirely on state salaries. "
He added benefit that" reaching an advanced stage requires the development of real companies and the elimination of the informal sector , which accounts for 70 percent of the Iraqi market. "
It was to be" market regulation will be activated taxes and apply them right and procedures that consumer protection, as well as the provision of soft loans to support the private sector. "
And goes on it , " according to the plan it will retire unite with social security in a single box gives the salaries of all Iraqis over the age of 63 years , according to his contribution to it. "
Saleh revealed that" next year will see the opening of the market Council , which includes representatives from the public and private sectors. "
concluded favor by saying that" it aims to reach a market economy , according to what exists in the private sector support strategy the government has reached an advanced stage at this level. "
For its part binds to the Committee of economy parliamentary Najiba by Najib "adoption of the State on the staff by about a big failure in the economic and financial file management."
She Najib, an MP for the Kurdistan Alliance, that " the previous budgets , and because of not having a clear vision to promote the reality of economic was allocated a large proportion of the money to functional grades."
She pointed out that " the decline oil prices forced us during the past two years to lower grades to the lowest levels to include all the security ministries and crews educational, medical and is expected to pull this thing to the next year. "
Reported Najib that" the decline in scores came in conjunction with the increasing number of graduates , and it displays the state to the problems of unemployment security and social. "
She called for the activation of the private sector in order to absorb the unemployed, especially from the certificate owners and face a new crisis began to appear in the horizon."
The world oil prices have experienced an unprecedented collapse what make Iraq take a number of austerity measures to cope with the crisis.