Announced for the economic and investment commission in Parliament memberAbdul-Salam al-Maliki, Saturday, that the mobile phone companies drains daily evaluated 15% of the oil revenues without the knowledge of the state, pointing out that these companies violate the item which it is obliged to invest 75% of its imports in projects within the country, with student Communications Commission to impose taxes on those companies without harming the citizen. Maliki said in a joint press conference held with a number of deputies of the Committee in the House of Representatives and attended by Alsumaria News, "The mobile phone companies drain the daily value of 15% of the oil revenues by communication service without state learn the fate of this revenue," noting that " There is a clause in the agreement with these companies is included in the federal budget for the current year provides that invest 75% of its revenue at home, but it is violated. "
He said al-Maliki, that "the number of subscribers in these companies is 26 million subscribers, and the size of the amounts that have those companies to transfer to the outside diameter exceeded seven billion dollars, while it was supposed to invest five billion and a half billion dollars of them within the country according to the agreement," and urged Communications Commission b "comprehensive reform process and the preparation of a paper containing mechanisms that will work through the imposition of taxes on those companies without harming the citizens, and to ensure the commitment of these companies with the terms of the agreement."
Maliki stressed "the importance of monitoring and accountability of private sector companies operating in the country, which took advantage of the exceptional circumstances to achieve fictional profits to the poor citizen account," calling communications and regulatory body to "apply the terms of contracts to companies of mobile phones and the Internet and retroactively."
The high Kartat mobile phone recharge rates triggered a wave of discontent among citizens and also vendors, who demanded the government and the media and communications accounting for telecommunications companies.
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