Sabri: the agreement with the International Monetary Fund to serve the citizen and believes in Iraq 's nearly $ 14 billion

2016-06-26 19:56:03 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad

It confirmed the Information Office of the Prime Minister, Haider al - Abadi, on Sunday, that the income tax "will not include" only those with graduate degrees and own staff first and second degree only, while stressed that the agreement with the IMF "would not be" on the expense of the citizen but to ensure continuing It needs to provide, among the total will get Iraq as a result of the signing of the memorandum with the fund about $ 14 billion.

Saad al - Sabri, a spokesman for the Information Office of the Prime Minister, in his brevity journalist today, that there are "many fallacies about the memo , which was signed by Iraq with the International Monetary Fund, the political and media circulation , " noting that " the Iraqi government submitted to the International Monetary Fund see complete the process of its reform program and plans to address the economic problems facing the country and the reform of the administrative and financial system of the various state institutions a manner that achieves improve government performance, and optimal use of the resources of the state, and stop wasteful of public money, and expand and diversify sources of income, strengthen supervision and follow - up and the development of the Iraqi economy on systems rail correct. "

The newborn, that " the IMF found that the vision of the Iraqi government in this regard constitute a basis be a proper and approved by the Fund 's management in all public lines and signed the memorandum after examining some of the detailed issues that were originally prepared by the Iraqi government , " stressing "the invalidity of the rumors about removing part of the employees ' salaries as a result of the signed memorandum with the international Monetary Fund, as the expansion vessel tax settling accounts through the income tax does not include only those with graduate degrees and own staff first and second degree only, note that this procedure is based on the paper governmental reform approved by the Council of Ministers and ratified by the parliament. "

The speaker explained that the "financial reform axis provided under article concerning the reform of the expenses and revenues of the state structure to tackle tax evasion , both in terms of income tax, and expand the tax base that the system is a facilitator handles those covered by positively with him, and the development of the system on the precise grounds to prevent corruption and ease the burden on self - employed ", returned to this" procedure helps in the redistribution of wealth among citizens distributed in a fair and reduce the proportion of income differences between officials with special and the rest of the staff grades, which is stipulated also fix paper presented by the head of government, as well as being contribute to provide source of income of the general budget of the country and make government more able to meet the requirements of the war on terrorism and securing financial cover sufficient for the continuation of employees and retirees salaries and social protection network and the continuation of spending on health and education sector and the provision of basic needs of displaced people and the ration card. "

He continued newborn, that " the memorandum will provide important for Iraq financial support in the current financial crisis , where Iraq will receive five billion and 400 million dollars from the International Monetary Fund through a three - year interest rate of not more than one and a half percent , " noting that " the fund will provide two billion dollars before the end of this year , 2016, in batches, and that the memorandum will improve the status of Iraq 's credit, which opens up broad prospects for support , financial and economic support from many international and regional financial organizations, where Iraq will receive three billion dollars from the international Bank for reconstruction and development as well as assistance It is provided by donor countries. "

The spokesman for the Information Office of the Prime Minister, that " the industrialized countries of Seven, will provide additional funds for Iraq, will have total will get Iraq as a result of the signing of the memorandum with the IMF, about $ 14 billion , " adding that " the agreement with the IMF requirements are complementary government reform program and is among the least requirements that already fund that placed compared to the previous Batvaqath with many countries of the world. "

The Council of Ministers, ratified in ( the seventh of the current June 2016), the economic and financial policies that have been reached with the IMF memorandum, Mkada that it "will not affect" the poor and salaries and the ration card, health and education.

The appearance of Mohammed Saleh, financial advisor to the Prime Minister, it was revealed, in (27 May 2016), for Iraq , for "financial umbrella" international convergence of twenty billion dollars, as a result of its agreement with the International Monetary Fund.