Economists believed that no signs of improvement in the financial situation of Iraq at the present time as oil prices remain within its current borders with continued bleeding money to cover the enormous costs of the war with al «State« and the government's inability to find suitable areas of non-oil exports alternative financial resources, all That will make the feet of the Iraqi government Ay salary reduction is not unlikely.
Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister denied the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, reports that reduce employees' salaries in the 2015 budget, noting that there are proposals to reduce the salaries of special grades.
Saleh said that "the news that deliberated on the existence of government directives to reduce the salaries of employees in the next year does not have a health and purpose of the jamming of the citizen and the government."
He added that "there are proposals put forward within the Council of Ministers to reduce the salaries of special grades in the 2015 budget include the three presidencies, advisers and chairpersons, governors and members of provincial councils and general managers and agents, inspectors and others."
And that "the budget is still at the ministerial committee tasked with amending and prepared not cabinet up after its final form, but it will be completed in the near future time," noting that "priority will be in balance in 2015 to support the security forces and the war on terrorism."
For his part, the House of Representatives decision Niazi Ihsanoglu, the reduction of salaries for MPs is a media review of a special kind, as pointed out that some of the blocks refuses to reduce the salaries of members of the House of Representatives.
Ihsanoglu said that "the salary reduction will benefit the state treasury but informative review of a particular kind," noting that "some of the blocks is seeking to reduce the salaries of members of the House of Representatives with other blocs refuse it."
He Ooglua that "the government if it wants to support the economy and revitalize the three presidencies and those with special grades reduce the salaries of support for the economy and hard work and effective in the fight against financial and administrative corruption in the departments and institutions of the state."
And through many of the staff have expressed fears the feet of the Iraqi government to cut salaries because of the continued decline in oil prices and the escalating costs of the war on the state regulation in many areas of Iraq.
The professor pointed out that the winner Allawi concern the possibility of salary cuts to several indicators, including the recent statement of the President of the House of Representatives is based during his visit to Moscow recently when told about the possibility of Aakdam Iraqi government on salary cuts if oil prices continued to decline globally. As the Government has already announced the possibility of resorting to paydays every 40 days instead of 30, any exchange 9 salaries per year instead of 12 salary.
He added that the government is currently discussing the unification of employee wages Act, which means reducing the salaries of the staff of some ministries, such as higher education, doctors and staff who get the oil on top of the salaries of their peers in other ministries.
And take Engineer Mahmoud peasant who works at the Ministry of Industry that the salaries of many employees of government departments, a delay of several months, despite protests and exit events, in addition to the payment of salaries delay in many of the ministries under the pretext of a lack of cash for the government, gives an indication of the government's intention to reduce salaries as According to the Speaker of the Parliament's remarks on the subject.
Economic expert Abdul Rahman al-Mashhadani see if the government could resort to reduce the salaries of the staff, explaining that it was better for the government to convert investment allocations many projects lagging or fictitious, to operational allowances for continued payment of staff salaries.
The director of planning and financial management in the Ministry of Finance Crescent Taan that the government cut the salaries of staff during the next two months would lead to confuse the economic situation is larger, and more cases of corruption, preferring written down salaries and allowances of presidencies Iilat which he said would drain large amounts of money from the budget annually.
Underscoring the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives member Mahmoud Abdul Qadir that staff need to reduce the salaries of new legislation, pointing out that the government imports of oil during the last month of March amounted to more than four billion dollars, what they can pay and allowances of all state employees' salaries.
The head of the House of Representatives, Salim al hinted during a television interview to the possibility of a reduction in government employees' salaries during the next two months if oil prices continued to decline.
On the other hand saw the financial markets in Iraq and the Kurdistan region during the past days, a remarkable rise in the US dollar exchange rate against the Iraqi dinar, after jumping from 1200 dinars to 1330 dinars, which impact on the prices of goods in Kurdistan markets.
He says a professor of economics at the College of Management and Economics at the University of Dohuk, Dr. Ahmed Albraivkane that the reason for this rise is due to reasons such as the World Bank to impose conditions on the Central Bank of Iraq and the crisis that is pumped in the market of 70 million dollars a day, after it was pumped into the markets of $ 250 million per day, which led to increased demand for the dollar and thus higher prices, and the other reason that the Iraqi government resorted to printing the currency of all categories and thus increased width of the Iraqi dinar in the market, and therefore its price dropped. Albraivkane said in an interview that the citizens who are affected primarily by the increase, as opposed to traders who benefit in all cases, because they have to increase prices of their goods.
In addition, citizens of the rising prices of goods complained because of the high dollar, said Abu Hendren "We in the region are suffering a lot of financial problems, on the one hand we have not received our salaries for three months, and the rise of the dollar has increased the suffering because prices rose in all areas."
For his part, remains exclusively Consumer Protection Association in Dohuk Kaveh Aziz stressed the concerned authorities on the need to find a solution to this problem, and called for the federal government to work hard to delete Article 50 of the Iraqi budget, which restricts the central government to sell the dollar at auction today's law, as well as pumping larger quantities from the dollar to the Iraqi market for ways projects or advances, and demanded businessmen and traders and owners of laboratories to provide job opportunities for citizens in order to activate the economic cycle in the market so as not to have a great impact on segments of society.
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