Parliamentary Integrity: Parliament will go towards the dismissal of the Minister of Finance because he sent money to Erbil without the knowledge of the government
Parliamentary Integrity Committee, on Saturday, accused Finance Minister Fuad Hussein of falsifying paragraphs of the 2019 budget law to achieve sending money to the Kurdistan region, while showing that it will support his questioning the beginning of the third legislative term of the House of Representatives.
Committee member Alia Nassif said in a press statement, “ The federal government did not put during the preparation of the draft federal budget for 2019 a paragraph stipulates the obligation of Baghdad to pay the salaries of the region even if the government of Erbil did not commit to pay financial dues from oil exports, but put that paragraph fraud and fraud Before the Minister of Finance Fouad Hussein, “pointing out that” the Integrity Committee has documents confirming the forgery of the budget law and will submit it to the Presidency of the House of Representatives“ .
She added that “Fouad Hussein deals with the Ministry of Finance as a ministry of the Kurdistan region and not a federal ministry, as it sends money to the region without returning to Baghdad,” noting that “the Integrity Commission will support the questioning of Finance Minister Fuad Hussein within the House of Representatives the beginning of the third legislative term.”
Nassif said, “The House of Representatives will go towards the dismissal of the Minister of Finance as he falsified the budget law and sent money to Erbil without the knowledge of the federal government“. Source