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Integrity Records Inflation With The Money Of The Assistant Director General In The Ministry Of Commerce


Iraq   Monday, May 23, 2022 7:59 PM   National News Center/ Baghdad  Today, Monday, the Federal Integrity Commission announced that it had recorded an inflation in the funds of the assistant director-general and employees in the House of Representatives after revealing their financial liabilities, while referring to the most prominent judgments issued against officials.


The Director-General of the Prevention Department in the Integrity Commission, Ali Qassem Mahmoud, said in a statement to the National News Center: “The Prevention Department works in accordance with the amended Law No. 30 of 2011 of the Commission on Integrity and Illicit Gain, as it is, according to Article 3 of it, working to contribute to preventing and combating corruption. “.


He added that “the department, in accordance with Article 10, third, undertakes the necessary procedures and pursues the safety of performance in it, as well as checking the numbers of taxpayers in proportion to their financial resources, as well as issuing regulations for job behavior.”


He pointed out that “during the five months of this year, the taxpayers’ numbers and the forms of the taxpayers and those covered by the financial disclosure were checked, checked and verified, and it was found that there are three of those covered in the disclosure of the financial disclosure, their money inflated, and the Prevention Department referred their files to the Investigation Department,” explaining that “the three accused They work as an assistant general manager in the Ministry of Commerce, as well as an assistant general manager in the Municipality of Baghdad and an employee in the House of Representatives.


Regarding the rulings issued, Mahmoud confirmed that “several rulings were issued during this period, including the ruling on a judge in the Supreme Judicial Council, and the decision acquired the final degree, and the ruling was imprisoned for one year with the return of the value of illegal gain amounting to 17 million and 250 thousand dollars, in addition to the ruling on a member of the provincial council.


The former Maysan returned the value of illegal gain amounting to 4 billion Iraqi dinars and sentenced him to one year, as well as a simple one-year prison sentence to an assistant director general in the Ministry of Industry, explaining that “these rulings were issued during the past few years.”


And regarding the disclosure of financial receivables, he explained that “the Department of Prevention has disclosure forms, where the number of receipts so far has reached 18 thousand and 850 forms,” pointing to “the response of the presidents of the republic and ministers by 100,%”, as for the legislative authority, there was a response from Chairman of the Council and First Vice President Hakim Al-Zamili. LINK

Integrity: Two Directors Of A Government Company Were Arrested For Wasting Public Money


Economie| 02:22 – 05/24/2022   Baghdad – Mawazine News, the Integrity Commission announced, on Tuesday, the arrest of two managers in a government company for “wasting public money”, in Diyala Governorate.


And the investigation department of the authority said, in a statement received by Mawazine News, that “the work team of the authority’s investigation office in the governorate was able, in the first operations, to arrest the procurement and commercial managers of the Diyala General Company for Electrical Industries, due to an exaggeration in purchase prices in (11) contracts of Purchase contracts entered into by the company.


The department added, “The amount of waste in public money in these contracts amounted to approximately (130,000,000) million dinars,” noting that “during the process, 4 other accused members of the company’s procurement committee were arrested.”


And the department continued, “In a second operation, the team that moved to the real estate registration observation in Abu Saida was able to seize (21) forged books attributed to the Directorate of the Wajihiya Municipality, according to which residential plots were registered in violation of the law.


She explained, “The team monitored, in a third operation, the Directorate of Baquba Municipality – the Center – Urban Planning, and the Directorate of Urban Planning in Diyala, converting a plot (green land) into a residential plot contrary to the purpose for which it was allocated, pointing out that there are complaints against the two mentioned directorates.”


The department confirmed that “the basic design of the city of Baquba and the priorities for changing the gender of the property from green lands to residential lands have been linked, in addition to approaching the Real Estate Registration Directorate in Diyala to send a certified copy of the property’s gender correction transaction,” noting that “the authority continues to follow up on the issue that has been completed.” open a criminal case.


The department stated that “during the fourth operation, a transfer was made to the Compensation Subcommittee in Diyala, and a transaction containing forged firsts organized for the purpose of obtaining compensation was seized.”


And she pointed out, “Organizing fundamentalist seizure reports in the executed operations, based on judicial notes, and presenting them to the judge of the Baquba Investigation Court, which is competent in integrity issues, who decided to arrest the (6) accused in the first case in accordance with the provisions of Article (240) of the Penal Code.” Ended 29/N33  LINK


Dollar Exchange Rates In The Local Iraqi Markets


Economie| 10:10 – 05/24/2022   Baghdad – Mawazine News   The dollar exchange rates witnessed, today, Tuesday, stability in the Iraqi Stock Exchange.   And the selling prices of the dollar were recorded at 148,100 dinars per 100 dollars, while the purchase prices of the dollar were 148,000 dinars per 100 dollars. LINK


A Government Bank Renews The Warning Against “Fake” Offices And Pages


Economie| 12:07 – 24/05/2022   Baghdad – Mawazine News, Al-Rasheed Bank renewed, on Tuesday, its warning to all those wishing to apply for advances and loans against dealing with “fake” offices and pages that “claim” granting advances and loans in cooperation with the bank.


The media office of the bank said in a statement received by Mawazine News that “granting the advances through the application of Al-Rasheed Bank, as for loans, is done through reviewing its branches in Baghdad and the provinces.”


The statement stressed, “The bank is keen not to introduce an intermediary between it and the customer, and is not responsible for any transactions outside that.”  LINK

Parliamentary Finance Decides To Host The Minister Of Finance Regarding The Emergency Support Law


Money  and business  Economy News – Baghdad  Today, Tuesday, the Finance Committee decided to host Finance Minister Ali Allawi regarding the Emergency Support Law for Food Security and Development.


The Media Department of the House of Representatives said in a statement, “The Finance Committee headed by Hassan Al-Kaabi and the presence of its members held a meeting on the proposal of the Emergency Support Law for Food Security and Development, after reading a first reading in the House of Representatives, and the formation of sub-committees to follow up the work of the ministries and departments affiliated with it, while it decided to host a minister finance in this regard.


And she pointed out that “the committee considered completing the discussions of the law proposal after the first reading in the council and assuming its legal and humanitarian responsibility in alleviating the burdens and suffering of citizens, in terms of the ration card, social protection, paying the dues of farmers and farmers for the previous years, establishing a fund for small projects, purchasing energy and others, due to the rise in world prices and the electricity crisis, in preparation for referring it to the second reading.”


She added, “The interventions of the members of the committee included studying the development of a strategic plan for the maturation of the law to ensure access to the optimal legislative steps, as the committee decided to address the government and request its opinion on the committee’s procedures to start legislating the proposed law,” noting that “the Finance Committee reviewed its report prepared for the second reading during the session.


The upcoming Parliament on the law and the reform vision to maximize resources and diversify sources of income, stressing its determination to follow up plans and implement financial policies in a way that guarantees the rights of citizens. Added 05/24/2022 – 4:35 PM  Update 05/24/2022 – 5:18 PM



An Invitation To The British Businessmen Council To Visit An Iraqi Governorate


Reconstruction and building  Economy News – Baghdad  Kirkuk Governor Rakan al-Jubouri called, on Tuesday, for British companies to work in Kirkuk in the fields of reconstruction, investment and development of the economic, agricultural and oil reality .


A statement from the Kirkuk governor’s office said, “The work of the annual spring conference of the British-Iraqi Business Council was launched in the British capital, London, in the presence of Kirkuk Governor Rakan Saeed al-Jubouri, Minister of Youth and Sports Adnan Darjal, Central Bank Governor Mustafa Ghalib, Deputy Minister of Finance Taif Sami, and Rapporteur of the Iraqi Parliament Gharib Askar al-Turkmani. Mayor of London, Baroness Emma Nicholson, and Wadih Al-Handal, head of the Association of Banks in Iraq.


Al-Jubouri called in a speech during the opening of the conference, according to the statement, “British companies to work in Kirkuk in the areas of reconstruction, investment and development of the economic, agricultural and oil reality for the good of Iraq and in cooperation between the governments of the two countries, Iraq and Britain.”


Al-Jubouri extended an invitation to the British Businessmen Council to visit Kirkuk, review its reality, and discuss opportunities to participate in its reconstruction and development.


Al-Jubouri presented during his speech, “a summary of the reality of the province and efforts to improve its projects and the security and societal stability witnessed by the province and the efforts of the security forces and the awareness and solidarity of its components and the efforts of its departments to serve the citizen in light of the support and attribution of the Iraqi Council of Ministers, ministries and the General Secretariat of Kirkuk, and the importance of the province witnessing the implementation of industrial and investment projects that contribute to securing Job opportunities and a great renaissance in all sectors,” saying that “Kirkuk today represents an attractive environment for British industrialists and investors.”


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UNAMI Invites Representatives Of The Parties In Kurdistan To A Joint Meeting


The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) invited representatives of the political parties in the Kurdistan Region to a joint closed-door meeting.


And (UNAMI) stated in a statement, that it invites representatives of political parties in the Kurdistan Region to a joint closed meeting on Thursday, May 26.


She added, “With the approach of the Kurdistan Region elections scheduled for October 1, 2022, this meeting provides a good and timely opportunity to exchange views directly.”



Economists Association: Real Estate Prices In Two Iraqi Governorates Compete With Dubai


Economie  Tuesday, 24 May 2022 10:52 AM National News Center / Special..  A member of the Iraqi Economists Association, Miqdam Al-Shaibani, revealed today, Tuesday, the reasons that have increased real estate prices in recent years, pointing out that their prices in two governorates have risen to the level of real estate prices in the UAE.


Al-Shaibani said in a statement to the “National News Center”, that “the real estate market started to rise from 2003 until now, until it reached fantastic prices,” noting that “the Economists Association diagnosed the highest rate of real estate prices in the governorates of Baghdad and Basra until it matched Dubai prices.”


Regarding the reasons that led to this rise, he stated that “the reasons are summarized in several points, namely the government’s failure to implement the development plans issued by the Ministry of Planning, the increase in the population and the spread of slums, in addition to the deadly red tape in the transactions of the Iraqi Bank, which increased the crisis instead of solving it, especially with the government’s support for investment projects of low quality. And high prices    LINK

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