BAGHDAD - morning
in the midst of controversy over the rampant corruption within the institutions and departments of public state and specifically the electricity sector, called for a number of members of parliament, parliamentary blocs to its ministers accountable on a regular basis and stand on the most important achievements of those in their ministries.
This parliamentary invitations, comes at a time revealed the deputies about the arrival of the number of files of corruption in the Ministry of Electricity to 86 files, including with respect to «file contracted to outside stations for the service since the seventies of the last century», according to the words of one of them. Follow-up to a parliamentary committee «integrity» parliamentary member Adel Nouri, explained that « corrupt files were previously sent to the Integrity Commission directly or sequence by the Parliamentary Integrity Committee, which led to the neglected and did not know her fate, either in the current session of the Commission file corruption sequence until the final ruling is issued to the fullest »., said Nuri« morning »: The« files of corruption in the Ministry of Electricity, which has turned to the Integrity Commission, amounting to 86 files ready, and must be transformation of integrity on the judiciary to take eliminate its course against spoilers ». He disclosed that« the files of corruption in the Ministry of Electricity concerning Fossil fuel power stations Bklv different periods and companies fake, as well as scrap stations were restored contracts », adding in this regard:« We have been briefed on a range of contracts include scrap stations contracts to fictitious companies and directed these stations for service in the seventies of the last century, eg thermal Alekhala station ». Several files legislator« Integrity »Parliamentary, he stressed that his committee« is still studying hundreds of files of corruption in various sectors and ministries », indicating that it« needs a lot of time to look at a large group of fictitious contracts and front companies that has wasted hundreds of millions of public money and all of the crimes of administrative corruption ». Nouri stressed the importance of cooperation of all authorities and ministries in order to eliminate the existing corruption, which gnaw the body of the Iraqi state, pointing out that the Parliamentary Integrity Commission «to suffer a number of Almarqlat which impede the progress of its work quickly, including the lack of advisers and staff». He also noted that «corruption has reached the limits of a very large and since different periods», calling for the Presidency of the Parliament to provide specialist advisers in the contracts for each variety of projects. He added: «The Ministry of Electricity has contracted hundreds of contracts and outcome of corruption, which led to nothing, and hurt the country», adding that «since the previous parliamentary session, said the former minister of electricity that Iraq will be issued electricity in 2013 and we are now on the doors of 2016 and the electricity is still the problem of State Iraq ». Accounting corrupt and called on the Commission« integrity »parliamentary member of the Salem al-Issawi, the political blocs to the accounting of its ministers and to provide spoilers them to justice, pointing out that« the files of corruption consult seriously in the body of the state .. So to eliminate that take its course without the intervention of politicians in the control of corruption ». He stressed al-Issawi said» Sabah »:» should the Office of the Inspector General at the Ministry of Electricity to be more powerful in reducing corruption issues and on the ministry to be more serious to conclude contracts because they claim the Iraqi people by providing electricity because it is the lifeblood ». He explained that the parliamentary committee« What continues to follow the files of corruption in various fields and sectors, particularly the electricity sector », indicating that« the files of corruption reached a large number in a different Ministry of Electricity Contracts ». He urged all the political blocs that «be serious in its calls for the elimination of corruption and provide all spoilers to the judiciary, and to undertake not to protect the mischief of the masses and bring them to spend away from the party and provide national interest over all other interests». Old contracts For his part, counting committee member Legal »in the House of Representatives Kadhim al-Shammari, the issue of corruption in the Ministry of Electricity as« one of the most important and largest corruption crimes because they affect the lives of citizens and their livelihood », calling it the other political blocs to« take measures to stop the corruption that has spread in the body of the state and get rid of this disease, which had exhausted Iraqis ». Al-Shammari said,» Sabah »: The« files of corruption in the Ministry of Electricity contracts are old and some of them may be newly and the competent Committee create the files of corruption and sent to the Integrity Commission to refer the corrupt to justice. »
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