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Al-Kaabi: In a few days, we will reveal an initial report that includes billions of waste and major corruption files

The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hassan Al-Kaabi, promised today, Wednesday, that the coming days will witness the unveiling of an initial report that includes billions of waste and major corruption files.

A statement from Al-Kaabi’s office, a copy of which was received by Al-Akhbariya, stated that the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament chaired a meeting of the Order (62) committee concerned with investigating and checking contracts for the Ministry of Electricity since 2003 until now, in the presence of the Chairman of the Parliamentary Services and Construction Committee, Dr. Walid Sahlani, Atwan Al-Atwani, member of the Parliamentary Economic Committee, Rafil Yassin Khudair, head of the Agency for Financial Supervision, and Karim Al-Ghazzi, Director General of the Investigation Department at the Integrity Commission.

He added, “The meeting reviewed the parliamentary-supervisory measures taken with regard to uncovering files of corruption and waste in public money related to contracts and stations of the Ministry of Electricity, in addition to a detailed graphical-numerical explanation of all the cases and files that were considered by the committee during the previous period.”

According to the statement, Al-Kaabi stressed that “the next few years will witness the disclosure of a preliminary report that includes billions in waste, violations and major corruption files in investment contracts, lagging, stalled and completed stations throughout Iraq’s governorates, some of which arrive before 2003,” noting that “the committee will convene next week.” A new meeting to complete the roadmap that was drawn up for the committee’s work and prepare the initial report on violations and files documented by the heads and members of the parliamentary committees affiliated with the Order 62 Committee and the role of the field teams that moved from the first day of the formation of the committee to the Ministry of Electricity and its departments and stations, and the efforts of the Integrity Commission and the Board of Financial Supervision in that”. Source