Abadi: political differences hinder reforms against corruption


Thursday, February 4, 2016

He attributed the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi non-completion of reforms aimed at ending corruption to disagreements and political conflicts.

This came during a meeting of the devotional with the Chairman and members of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee where they discussed the measures taken to curb the rampant corruption in state institutions and cooperation between the government and parliament in this area. They also discussed the financial crisis and Strategies adopted by the government to overcome.

Ebadi said during the meeting that "we can overcome the financial crisis through cooperation among ourselves and there are many measures taken by the government," pointing out that "political disputes and conflicts leading to the work stoppage and adversely affect the citizen." He noted that "corruption has encouraged and factors such as red tape and bureaucracy, there is a strong resistance from the corrupt project simplification of procedures because it reduces the corruption." He added that the corrupt have the arms and the possibilities and trying Securities mixing is necessary to stop them, noting that there is corruption last is squandering public money.

After the meeting, Chairman of the Parliamentary Integrity Talal Zobaie said he discussed the resolution of a major corruption files, and provide senior officials of the judiciary and to provide financial liquidity and to discuss a number of topics task notably large corrupted files resolve and provide liquidity to the country.

He Zubai the integrity Committee in the House of Representatives discussed with al-Maliki, also a number of corruption cases in the country to discuss the challenges and obstacles facing the work of the Commission as this year in the elimination of financial and administrative corruption. He explained that he has been also discussed the resolution of large files of corruption, pointing out that al-Abadi, had confirmed its full readiness to provide all kinds required to activate the work of the Integrity Committee of parliamentary support and contribute to the eradication of corruption and the recovery of public money.

This comes at a time when al-Abadi Ahari contacts for repairs on his government to change ministers and the exclusion of others before they pull the rug from under his feet top Shi'ite cleric Ali al-Sistani, who Andhirh accredited Ahmed net in the Friday sermon Karbala recent stressing his dissatisfaction with the lack of seriousness of the reforms and measures to fight corruption, saying that he is satisfied with this signal and will have the words of another if the situation continues like this, .

The trend is now under way to replace five ministers of various components or reducing its government to eight ministries, something hard requires convince the political blocs that strongly rejects beyond what it calls the electoral deadlines.

It seems that the first ministers who will be replaced by the finance minister of the Kurdish Hoshyar Zebari, who arrived in London a few days ago to conduct medical tests in one of its hospitals for two months in what is billed as a political disease.

The information suggests that he will be replaced Zebari emergence Nuri Shaways former deputy prime minister who is also a Kurdish figure is the same party that is represented by a Kurdistan Democratic party led Kurdistan leader Massoud Barzani. Also, the second minister who has agreed to replace it is Baqir al-Zubaidi, Minister of the leading transportation in the Islamic Supreme Council headed by Ammar al-Hakim, and the appointment of the Minister of technocrats instead of him so as to mismanagement and the appearance of corruption in his ministry institutions.

Based on this will reshuffle is expected to reduce the cabinet to 17 Ministry through the integration of the Ministry of Industry trade and Higher Education education despite the inclusion of the Ministry of Science and Technology for the first addition to the integration of the Ministry of transport, Ministry of communications and included into financial planning.