Abadi economic adviser denies staff to reduce the salaries and accused "fifth column" of being behind the rumors

Author: AHF, BS, MJ
Editor: AHF, BS

2015/12/29 18:53

Long-Presse / Baghdad
Denied economic advisor to Prime Minister Council, on Tuesday, the government flew to reduce employees' salaries by half, and was charged with fifth column of being behind the rumors Thus, he stressed that the government does not hide anything from the people, with regard to the economic situation.

Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister and the appearance of Mohammed Saleh said in an interview to the (long-Presse). "The reports that directed the government to reduce the days of the official working hours of staff and reduce salaries for half rumors sick and miserable."

He accused the benefit of "the fifth column of being behind these rumors is part of the psychological warfare at a time when Iraq is fighting a war against terrorism and achieve big victories."

Saleh asked "Who is that talking about such subject and what are its powers," asserting that "talking about this topic at the moment is very bad talk about victories intended to distort Iraq on terror".

Prime Minister Economic Adviser explained that "the government does not hide anything about the economic situation in Iraq, and will have a position with every situation and in every interview incident."

Some local media quoted sources as saying that the Cabinet is considering a proposal to reduce staff time in half, in exchange for giving them half the salary, to overcome the expected budget deficit in 2016.