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MilitiaMan: A lot of talk today about 2017 budget.. This is final touch up from the looks of it. Paying arrears and based on the recalculations from the meeting Monday in Amman, imo.. Also notice it talks of fees and fines to be collected.. That is in regard to Foreign Investors, imo.. ~ MM
Don961: The Council of Ministers holds its regular session chaired by Prime Minister Dr. Haider Abadi
December 19 , 2017
The Council of Ministers held its regular session Tuesday, 19 December 2017 under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister Dr. Haider Abadi.
The Council of Ministers directed by the Ministry of Finance to finance the Ministry of Health amount of five billion dinars from the allocations of medical evacuation for the purpose of rehabilitation and infrastructure and the provision of equipment and medical supplies to conduct operations for medical recruitment in the hospital Ibn Sina.
The council also directed the National Security Agency to speed up security checks for officials of ministries and other parties in the liberated areas to hand over their salaries.
The Council of Ministers voted on the contract with the Chinese side and approved the authorization of the Minister of Finance or authorized to negotiate and contract for the purchase of arms, ammunition and logistical support to the Ministries of Defense and Interior, the Popular Propaganda Authority and the Anti-Terrorist Authority based on Article 2 of the amended Budget Law of 2017.
The Board voted on the working paper for the World Bank loan.
The Council of Ministers instructed that the Ministry of the Interior complete the procedures for implementing Article 36 of the Law on the Establishment of Foreigners No. 76 of 2017 on the determination of the amount of fees and fines collected by embassies, consulates, directorates of residence, residence centers and passports at the border crossing points taking into consideration the principle of reciprocity.
To determine the wages required in exchange for the use of tourist groups of tourist facilities and imposed on each tourist within those groups.
The vote on the date of May 12, 2018, a date for holding provincial elections on the proposal of the Electoral Commission in conjunction with the parliamentary elections.
A vote was also taken to exempt the project from the controls for the implementation of Resolution 161 of 2017 and to pay the company's arrears of the first stage 100%. The Council of Ministers directed the Ministry of Finance to finance the rest of the allocations of water and sewage projects.
The Council agreed to authorize the Minister of Water Resources to negotiate and sign a $ 100 million World Bank loan for dam conservation purposes.
He also directed the Council of Ministers to form a committee to assess the bid by water for the water project of Basra, provided that the Committee makes its recommendations within a month.
Prime Minister 's Media Office
December 19 , 2017 link
Samson: The first of them Zebari .. These are the most important names required in the investigations of judicial Abadi
19th December, 2017
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will begin referring files to the judiciary one by one, sources close to the government said Tuesday, pointing out that the most prominent figures to be summoned to the judiciary, former finance minister Hoshyar Zebari.
The sources, who preferred not to reveal themselves in a statement to the Journal News that among the wanted and former Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi, former Minister of Education Mohammad Tamim, former Defense Minister Abdul Qadir al-Obeidi, and former Interior Minister Adnan al-Asadi, as well as the governors of Baghdad, Anbar and Nineveh, Former Baghdad Secretaries
The sources confirmed that senior military commanders, deputy ministers, general directors, public inspectors and members of parliament, including tribal leaders such as Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha, will be investigated by corruption cases involving fictitious transactions, contracts, financial waste and missing money.
The sources said that Abadi will try through the first list to achieve the first victory in his campaign against corruption with the support of religious references in Najaf. LINK
Don961: To inform the people of his representatives ... 70% of the deputies of Iraq, "moulsen" for disclosure of their financial liabilities !!
Despite the decision of the Council of Ministers in the month of March of the current year 2017, which is close to completion by forcing all holders of government positions to disclose their financial liabilities before and after they occupy positions they occupy, but there are those who fear to reveal his papers until the same Jacob.
Sources confirmed that 70% of the parliamentarians who represent the people and cry day and night to defend Iraq and its people and preserve public money have not yet disclosed their financial liabilities. Of the 325 members of parliament, only 102 have been identified.
Samson: ABADI "GREEN SHAKES" .. OFFICIAL "PROMINENT" REVEALS THE NAMES OF "THE FIRST LIST" OF MINISTERS AND LEADERS AND LEADERS WILL STAND "BEHIND BARS" FOR STEALING BILLIONS
19th December, 2017
The newspaper "New Arab", on Tuesday, the most prominent names included in the list of corruption first planned by Prime Minister Haider Abadi to submit to the judiciary, indicating that the former ministers of finance Hoshyar Zebari and defense Saadoun al-Dulaimi and education, Mohammad Tamim tops the list, while pointed out that Abadi asked to wait With certain files.
The judicial committee, which is directly linked to the prime minister" and accompanied by international investigators, will have to call up about 800 government, military, security, and former and current deputy officials to investigate the corruption files it has done," the paper said in a report. The newspaper quoted an Iraqi official as saying, "Abadi asked to wait for certain files and others, and start small files of corruption to achieve an achievement on the level of battle".
The former Iraqi minister of finance, Hoshiyar Zebari, former defense minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi, former education minister Mohammed al Dulaimi, Tamim, former Defense Minister Abdul Qadir al-Obeidi, and former interior minister Adnan al-Asadi. The list also includes the governors of Baghdad, Anbar, Nineveh and "three former Baghdad secretaries, apart from Iraqi military commanders, deputy ministers, general directors, public inspectors and members of Parliament, and tribal leaders such as Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha, Fake deals and contracts, large financial waste and missing money that does not know its fate".
The official stressed, "According to the newspaper," Abadi will try through the first list to achieve the first victory in his campaign against corruption with the support of religious references in Najaf, "noting that at the same time," Abadi at the same time a number of files on corruption despite the amount of money lost because of it Which amounts to tens of billions of dollars because of its sensitivity or the people who stand behind it.
The Iraqi official pointed out that "harassment of Abadi these files would be an earthquake within the Green Zone, and political squabbling at the same time, so it is certainly not going to go into at least in the current period," noting that "the Committee on corruption issues will report within 10 Days of last Sunday to announce the names and issues that have been officially transferred to the judiciary". LINK
JJonesmx: Set fire to the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdistan region of Tekiya in Sulaymaniyah
Iraq News Now
informed source in the province of Sulaymaniyah, on Tuesday, that the demonstrators burned the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Democratic in the area of Tkeitah of the province of Chamchamal Sulaymaniyah.
The source told "Al-Ghad Press" that "the demonstrators burned half an hour ago now the headquarters of the National Union and then the Kurdistan Democratic Party and are scheduled to break into the headquarters of other parties and burned."
He explained that "violent confrontations erupted between protesters and security forces in the judiciary."
A source in the center of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in the district of Raniya in the province of Sulaymaniyah, "Al-Ghad Press", earlier in the day Tuesday, the burning of the building of the center completely by the demonstrators. Link
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