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Wealthwatch OOTW News & Comments 1-27-16 Part 2 of 3
OOTW: SO, OBVIOUSLY, THERES A LOT OF CONFLICTING INFO
OOTW: OUR ECONOMY IS FINE..BLAH BLAH BLAH....WE'RE ON THE VERGE OF BANKRUPTCY..BLAH BLAH BLAH OOTW: ONE ISSUE REMAINS, CORRUPTION THROUGH THE AUCTIONS
Doug_W: GL sorting it out
OOTW: SO HAKIM SUMS IT UP RIGHT HERE
OOTW: Hakim: Iraq is facing a shortage of liquidity and not bankrupt Wednesday 27-01-2016 | 6:24:18 Diwan al-Hakim in Baghdad EM Diwan al-Hakim in Baghdad EM Shafaq News /
The head of the Islamic Supreme Council Ammar al-Hakim on Wednesday that Iraq is not bankrupt, but it suffers from a lack of financial liquidity. Hakim said in a speech during the forum Wednesday Weekly that "the people of Iraq from the popular crowd,
volunteers and the people of the tribes and the Peshmerga with their brethren of the sons of the armed forces were the dam invincible in front of the flood of terrorism,
hatred and atonement in a moment the world stood shocked before expansion monster terrorist breaker crossed the border and swept the cities and villages safe ".
He stressed that "everyone is subject to evaluation in order to reach the best performance of a ministerial service to our people and our nation," stressing the need to "be the assessment scientifically and professionally away from the mood and personalization and making improvised."
He said al-Hakim "We still believe that the time compressor and there are a lot of important decisions unresolved lagging and procedures, and the frequency is still prevailing in the performance of the government."
And on the financial situation in Iraq, al-Hakim said that "Iraq is not bankrupt, but it suffers from a lack of financial liquidity and needs to be effective and innovative financial management to devise appropriate means to overcome this crisis, and a growing awareness of our people to understand and support the right steps required in the reforms."
In a separate context, follow-Hakim "We hope that the brothers, especially the ambassadors to be more accurate and careful, realistic and objective in assessing the facts on the ground, and we hope our brothers to be supportive factor to unite Iraqis and not to fall in misinformation or political."
OOTW: REMEMBER YESTERDAY I REPORTED THAT THE GOI HAS DEVELOPED THREE COMMITTEE'S OVESEEING CORRUPTION AND THE WORK OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSION RE CORRUPTION
OOTW: ONE OF THESE COMMITTEES WILL OVERSEE RETRIEVAL OF PROPERTY, INCL REAL ESTATE
OOTW: THE FIGURES ASSOCIATED WITH PROPERTY AND REAL ESTATE CORRUPTION ARE ENORMOUS AND ABOVE NAJIBA NAJIB SAYS THE RETREIVAL OF THESE MONIES WILL GREATLY ENHANCE / BOOST THE ECONOMY
OOTW: HERE IS THIS FROM THE HEAD OF THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR
[01:19:31 PM] OOTW: AND IS A REFLECTION OF THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MOI SITE YESTERDAY
OOTW: 2016/01/27 11:30 Ghabban of the President of the Integrity Commission: everyone on the fight against corruption BAGHDAD / Obelisk: Interior Minister Mohammed Ghabban, Wednesday, the need to unite all patriotic forces to fight corruption and achieve reform and construction project.
According to an Interior Ministry statement seen by "obelisk", that "Ghabban received at his office in Baghdad Chairman of the Integrity Commission Hassan al-Yassiri, where the parties discussed the overall reform project in the country."
He called Ghabban, during the meeting, according to the statement to "unite all national forces and activities of Iraqi society, all in order to achieve the project of reform and to build on the sound foundations is to fight the corrupt," explaining that "every effort will not succeed if there are spoilers."
For his part, praised Yasiri on the ministry's efforts in its quest to build a strong institution be the first to fight corruption and the corrupt foundations to achieve the correct security operation to ensure the security and stability of the Iraqi citizen, according to the statement.
The government is seeking through the regulatory agencies to eliminate the financial and administrative corruption, who scored the highest percentage during the past few years.
luckyinkentucky: this is long overdue. i wonder if the committees will oversee construction projects as well
OOTW: WELL I DO KNOW THAT THEYRE GOING TO BE ANALYZING CONTRACTS
OOTW: AND CONSTRUCTION DEALS WOULD BE INCLUDED IN THIS
OOTW: I WOULD GUESS ANYWAY LOL OOTW: THIS IS IRAQ
OOTW: Expert: Replace the minister and change the validity of the President of the Constitutional Government Writings Wednesday, January 27, 2016 BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / said legal expert Tareq Harb, the dismissal of ministers or replace them with others of the validity of the Prime Minister constitutional.,
Said war in a statement today, "said Prime Minister up his mind to replace a number of ministers who have passed since the ordained year and a half Almost without creativity is tantamount to what aspires to the Prime Minister in providing better services to citizens and to achieve the highest reform steps required in the circumstances through which Iraq's security, economic and political, "adding that" the sacking of the minister the authority vested in the Prime Minister under Article 78 of the Constitution.
"He explained that" that article delegated Cabinet Management validity and the validity of the dismissal of ministers, that in the absence of these ministers initiative to submit their resignations to the prime minister to survive the sword of dismissal granted by the Constitution to the Prime Minister.
"He said the war" can Parliament vote for once to approve the sacking of the minister and the appointment of a new minister a suit and be approved by parliament on the dismissal and appointment by a majority of the members present in accordance with the provisions of Article 76 and Article 78 of the Constitution nor the majority of the members of the House of Representatives requires no does not require the approval of 165 members,
considering that this number represents a majority of the number of members of parliament present adult counted 328 members, but are Parliamentary approval vote of 91 members, as the number of deputies present 180 deputies, for example, the adoption of a majority of those present.
"The prime minister Haider al-Abadi, confirmed on Monday during a meeting with a group of media analysts and politicians, its intention to conduct a reshuffle in the government
luckyinkentucky: that would be good
OOTW: *in the government formation. end
OOTW: INDEED LUCKY
OOTW: NOW BECAUSE THE STATEMENT CAME FROM MP AND ATTORNEY MALIKI (NOT NURI) - I WOULD ADVISE TO TAKE WORDS WITH CAUTION RE THE VIDEO TRANSLATION I POSTED
OOTW: HOWEVER, WHAT HE SAID IN THAT VIDEO IS THAT THE SWEEPING REFORMS ABADI WANTED TO ENACT HAVE BEEN THWARTED BY THE CORRUPT CURRENCY AUCTIONS
OOTW: THAT IS AN INTERESTING CONNECTION
OOTW: THIS IS AN INTERESTING ARTICLE AND WAS PROMOTED BY THE JUSTICENEWS
OOTW: I VERY MUCH RESPECT THEIR "FINDS"
OOTW: Urgent Abadi Office acknowledges the report of Transparency International: Corruption in Iraq is pervasive and accumulated years ago History of edits:: 2016/1/27 17:02 • 331 visits readable
Abadi's office acknowledges the report of Transparency International: Corruption in Iraq is pervasive and accumulated years ago [Baghdad-where] Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi acknowledged as stated in the Transparency International report issued today by Iraq, which ranked among the ten most corrupt countries for 2015.
A spokesman for the Office Saad al-Hadithi told all of Iraq [where] that "Apart from the Transparency International report, there is the problem of corruption in Iraq, and this is undeniable evidence that the reforms announced by the Prime Minister last August campaign dedicated focus of the fight against corruption."
He stressed that "corruption a big problem in Iraq has penetration in many of the state institutions, which accumulated for many years with the absence of serious oversight, as well as the absence of efforts to account for performance monitoring and controlling the money and its transition and then exchange mechanisms, and the result was the conclusion reached by Iraq, which is going through a financial hardship."
He noted Sabri that "the current government, and since the announcement of the reforms are ongoing and follow-up of these files efforts and seeks to detect them and to stop the shutdown corruption outlets which was which performs the institutions of the state."
OOTW: He explained that "there are many measures to fight against corruption in the forefront shorten and simplify mechanisms to promote citizens' economic transactions and issues of transactions Investment in which the routine loops redundant and cause the outlet of corruption pays the price the citizen and the impact on the movement of the economy and stimulate investment in Iraq. "
said Sabri" There is a serious follow-up by the Prime Minister's Office to fight corruption have taken measures in this regard with the activation of the Integrity Commission to follow up on corruption cases and emphasize the role of the judiciary that possess in Altazamth to the Iraqi economic security and follow-up funds that take place in Iraq laundering operations have also been issued decisions of the Council of Ministers and the House of Representatives to strengthen these efforts.
"However, a spokesman for al-Abadi's office said," but the backlog of corruption over many years can not be addresses a short period, especially since some of the mafias of corruption that are trying to block this effort the government is trying to put a spoke in the wheel of reform and monitoring and prosecution of corruption. "
The annual report of Transparency International on corruption in the world, issued on Wednesday, Iraq Class within the ten most corrupt countries in the world for the year 2015.
OOTW: POWERFUL WORDS
OOTW: The decline - according to the FAO report - Classification of Arab countries that suffer from internal armed conflicts such as Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and Somalia, which last ranked in the world registered only eight points. It is said that the prime minister Haider al-Abadi said on the ninth of this month that " 2016 will be a year to eradicate corruption.
"As al-Abadi said during a meeting on the sidelines of the Davos economic conference in Switzerland, which was held last week," There are a lot of corrupt who are trying to disrupt our efforts reforms, but they have not succeeded so far, and I hope that they can succeed, we fighting three wars now: one with Daash, and one with the corrupt, and the third on the economic front, and make great efforts in the fight.
"The religious authority recently criticized, delayed the application of political, administrative and economic reform packages in the area of the fight against corruption, and others, announced by the government Since last August.
The representative of the reference in Karbala, Mr. Ahmed net, "in the past year and over the past several months, we called in Friday sermons three authorities and all responsible parties to take serious steps in the process of real reform and social justice and the fight against corruption and the prosecution of senior corrupt and corrupt but elapsed year
Something clearly has not been achieved on the ground, and this is deeply regrettable and not to increase this talk at the present time ".anthy 2
OOTW: SO HERE ABADI IS STATING THAT THE GOI IS TRYING TO ADDRESS CORRUPTION, THEY'VE ENACTED NEW MEASURES TO DO THIS, AND ALSO THEY MENTION " and follow-up funds that take place in Iraq laundering operations have also been issued decisions of the Council of Ministers and the House of Representatives to strengthen these efforts"
OOTW: I'M GLAD TO SEE THIS AND THIS TIES MUCH OF WHAT WE'VE BEEN SEEING IN THE PRESS....CO-RELATED STATEMENTS THAT THE CORRUPTION IN THE AUCTIONS IS NOT BEING ADDRESSED BY THE CBI,
REFORMS CANNOT BE ENACTED DUE TO THE LEVEL OF CORRUPTION, WE'RE FORMING COMMITTEES TO EXPEDITE THIS WORK, IT WILL TAKE TIME DUE TO YEARS OF ENTRENCHED CORRUPTION
luckyinkentucky: question, I keep seeing conflicting articles on the vice presidents...do they still hold their positions?
OOTW: MANY CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THE MONEY LAUNDERING AND LACK OF REFORMS BEING IMPLEMENTED
OOTW: HERE IS WHAT I TAKE FROM THE JUDICIARY PRESS RELEASES ON THIS
OOTW: WHEN NAJAFI'S POST WAS MADE INVALID BY THE JUDICIARY, BY PROXY, SO TOO WERE MALIKI AND ALLAWI'S POST
OOTW: THERE WERE ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE PARLIAMENT SITE AND THE CABINET THAT MP'S COULD NOT HOLD DUAL POSITIONS IN THE GOVT
OOTW: ALLAWI HAS NOT FORMED AND HEADS HIS NEW NATIONAL COALITION OF ANBAR
OOTW: AND THIS WEEK WE SAW NAJAFI AND HIS BRO, APPEALING THE DECISION OF THE JUDICIARY TO MAKE HIS POST NULL AS VP
OOTW: THE ETERNAL STENCH OF MALIKI IS RELAYED THROUGH HIS STILL, UP AND RUNNING, VP SITE
OOTW: AND I AM STILL NOT SURE HE'S BEEN REMOVED FROM THE PM PALACE
OOTW: HE'S AN ARROGANT SOB
OOTW: HE'S GOING TO KEEP ACTING AS IF HE HOLDS HIS POST, AND THEREBY IMMUNITY
luckyinkentucky: yes he is and he will not leave easily....thanks
OOTW: TO ME, THAT'S THE WHOLE DEAL, HE WANTS TO BE SEEN IN THE VP ROLE TO KEEP HIS IMMUNITY GOING
OOTW: NO HE DOES NEED TO BE PROSECUTED AND IRAQ HAS JOINED THE ICC AS FAR AS I CAN TELL
OOTW: ABADI'S WALKING A VERY FINE LINE
OOTW: BETWEEN DAWA AND DOING WHAT'S RIGHT
OOTW: I PITY HIM OOTW: BUT...
luckyinkentucky: he is in a tough position, no doubt
OOTW: THE PRESSURE IS ON TO REFORM THE CBI
OOTW: YES LUCKY
OOTW: MANY AND CONSISTENT PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS THAT THE AUCTIONS ARE CORRUPT
luckyinkentucky: that is badly needed
OOTW: AND DR HAFEZ (AND IN PAST, SALEH - NOW LEGALLY THE UN REP FOR IRAQ) HAS CALLED MOHSEN OUT IN PUBLIC
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