Party financing offices are active in six ministries and acquires 10% of Amoladtha

16/03/2016 22:25

Long-Presse / Baghdad

MPs and former MPs say that "party funding offices," is the party that nominated minister positions in exchange for percentages of ministries and projects.

The deputies pointed to the Ministries: transportation, power, defense, water resources, as the leading institutions that contractors are exposed in its departments to extortion of views often belonging to the party or bloc minister.

But due to the Almighty voices demanding the closure of ancillary economic office to parties and blocs, the latter, according to Shiite politician, is now resorting to camouflage using the names and addresses of non-political for funding.

In spite of a recent al-Abadi, recently, about the role of the economic bodies of the parties and their role in the corruption, but that the Parliamentary Integrity Committee denies the existence of evidence to prove the involvement of these offices corruption projects.

Integrity warns parties

In a striking development it gave the Integrity Commission, recently, ministries and other government institutions for two weeks to resolve related parties and political blocs economic commissions.

The authority said in a statement issued on Tuesday after a meeting of President with the Prime Minister, it was "formed special teams to investigate the work of the committees of the ministries and government agencies contracts to make sure they are not affected economic committees associated with some political parties and blocs, which operates around informally in some government departments, especially in the contracts system. "

Pedroh confirms MP Mithal al-Alusi, head of the parliamentary Civil Alliance bloc, said that "more ministries funding for parties, over the past years, are: defense, interior, oil, electricity, transportation, and water resources."

He accused al-Alusi, told the (range) yesterday, Islamist parties as "more parties which manages the operations of the corruption in the ministries." He noted that "the parties agree before nominating any minister to take a certain percentage of each project referred to his ministry, and only pulls him the nomination."

The head of the Civil Alliance bloc that "the parties have relied on the economic office to continue during the past years," and he blamed the escape of hundreds of billions of dollars. He wondered about the "huge potential for those parties to open a headquarters and management of election days gigantic campaigns."

10% of each project

For his part, confirms Wael Abdul Latif, a former justice minister, said that "these offices is illegal, but give each block of between 5-10% for each contractor."

He said Abdul Latif, told the (range), that "the economic office of the party was formed in 2005, which is the cause of inflation, the wealth of politicians and parties big." He pointed to "the existence of a pivotal figures in each ministry to help the Minister to make deals on paper in exchange for kickbacks."

Iraqi political and argued that "the law of parties Christrj blocs, because he talks about the need to put their accounts in bank assets exposed, and impose change their names, mostly because violent sectarian or not fit with the law."

And the voice of the House of Representatives, in August 2015, on the fundamental political parties and organizations which had stalled for years the law.

To say that Hussein Al-Mansouri, a former MP for the Liberal bloc, said that "the party funding offices are not in the ministries, but in the provincial councils as well."

Mansouri, MP from Basra, asserts in an interview (term) that "some parties has offices financing plus it receive funding from abroad through investments and grants from certain countries."

Contractors escape because of extortion

Mansouri and talking about the escape of foreign contractors from some provinces, particularly in Basra, because of persecution by the parties for "kickbacks" to meet to allow them to carry out their projects.

He said former parliamentarian "a few days ago a businessman Kuwaiti came to Basra, and he has a project to build five thousand housing units for low-income people," adding that "one of the influential parties demanded a high commission, which forced him to cancel the project and return to his country."

Conversely Adel Nouri, a member of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee, says that his committee "hear about extortion occur by the party offices in some of the ministries, but they need to be evidence and documents."

He said Nuri, in an interview with the (range), "The Integrity Commission received no complaints so far in this regard," but he pointed out that "some MPs admitted openly getting kickbacks in exchange for certain transactions, and there are committees to investigate the statements."

Secret funding of offices

He says politician known for (range), on condition of anonymity, "It is not necessary that the party funding have now by public offices."

Political and former parliamentarian, he said, "may touch upon the liquidation if it revealed the names of ministers and parties that receive funding from government projects."

And confirms the veteran that the political "Some of the big parties in Iraq is not known to have an economic office, but she manages operations corruption secret ways without raising attention," noting that by saying "after being exposed is these offices the parties to convert the names of committees funding to another name suggesting other activities, but Contractors are used for blackmail. "

And former MP speaks about "major conflicts fought between parties for key ministries which (Komhnat) from contractors and businessmen."