Trade denies the existence of pressure from the IMF to cancel the ration attributes the delay "for lack of appropriations."

02/10/2016 12:01:00 am

Denied, Minister of Trade and agency Mohamed Xiaa Sudan, on Tuesday, there was no pressure from the International Monetary Fund to cancel the ration card or stop the processing of citizens operations, and as he emphasized that the Iraqi government has allocated funds to support and provide the ration card items, and attributed the causes of the current delay in the supply to "a few customizations Finance of the government of the items of the card. "
Said Mohammed Shia 'Al Sudani said in a statement received (long-Presse) a copy of it, "the Iraqi government does not have any intention to cancel the ration card or stop the processing and supply operations and distribution covered by the ration card system," denying "any attempt to cancel the ration card through the pressures exercised by the the international Monetary Fund on the Iraqi government to grant loans to Iraq and that all Menzdd is just rumors some parties trying to promote it in a while. "
Sudanese and added that "the IMF would give countries the economic proposals and projects to support," but he also said, "but there is a determination of the government to continue to support the ration card project, despite the difficult financial circumstances facing the country has been allocated two billion eight hundred million dollars a counterbalance for the ration card in the 2016 budget." .
Sudan said that "this amount in itself support even though he did not meet the needs in an integrated manner, but lead to the arrival of food to citizens in this difficult situation," pointing out that "the variation in the processing of the ration card items due to lack of financial allocations from the general budget, which fell about half what was allocated in the past years, which amounted to six billion dollars. "
Sudan and stressed that "the Ministry of Commerce has developed a plan to address the lack of customization by relying on the national product and the scrutiny of the names in the ration card and raise the dead and repeated names and the formation of committees to re quantities delivered to members left the country or are not covered by the ration card system."
Sudan and pointed out that "this year will see the development pointing in most food vocabulary processing in light of the events witnessed by the last year of the procedures and mechanisms began to fight corruption and implement reforms and conduct a comprehensive management changes included the important sites have the effect of contracting, procurement, control and audit operations," and expressed his hope for "if the entire vocabulary distribution of available funds allocated by the budget and even though I said it seamlessly."
The Minister of Trade and agency Mohamed Xiaa Sudanese detection, (January 12, 2016), that the public budget for the current year 2016, has allocated 2.5 trillion dinars for the ration card while the expenses of six trillion dinars, confirmed, "It's not enough," and while denied the existence of the intention of the government to cancel the card ration, the private sector called for the establishment of manufacturing of sugar and oil.
It is noteworthy that the majority of Iraqis are dependent on content provided their ration card in their daily lives since the start of the international embargo on Iraq in 1991 after the invasion of Kuwait, with an estimated value of these materials per capita in the domestic market by about ten dollars not counting children's milk, while obtained them through the ration card $ 500 dinars, equivalent to $ 0.40.