Mulla Haider al-Maliki accused of covering up bad service mobile phone companies and non-payment of dues to financial
BAGHDAD (Iba) Follow-up / accused the Commission of Inquiry on telecom services for mobile phone companies in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Tuesday, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki cover for mobile phone companies in arrears in the payment of financial dues, while confirming that it will report in the meeting of the Council of Representatives to be held today.
A member of the Committee Deputy Haider Mulla said in a press statement, "Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's gloss on the mobile phone companies in arrears in the payment of financial dues," noting that "these companies have relationships with the Prime Minister and her ways certain to reach him to take advantage of those relationships and make some decisions in their favor and protection from prosecution and repayment. "
The House voted at its regular meeting, the 33 in, 16 of February, to form an investigative committee to look into abuses of mobile phone companies.
Al Mulla said that "the investigative work of the mobile phone companies will read its report at the meeting of the Council Alnwabalta will be held on Tuesday, to brief representatives of the people on what is being said about these companies," adding that "reading the report was scheduled in the parliamentary session last but postponed at the request of the Attorney Aref Tayfur To view the report, study. "
The Mulla said that "the basis of the problem is in the contracts signed with those companies in which the loss of money for Iraq and the State benefits that have not paid yet," pointing out that "these contracts are very cheap compared to other international companies and Arab working in those areas."
The Mullah, a spokesman for the Iraqi List, "The value of each license of those contracts-billion and $ 250 million and was supposed to pay the company half the amount in 2007, in addition to a set of rights and interest and penalties," asserting that "the Council of Ministers issued a decision to allow companies mobile phone to postpone payment of dues. "
Revealed the Althakikh on the reality of telecommunications service in Iraq during, the month of July, in the words of its member MP for a coalition of state law Dhari Fayad, that the amounts owed by mobile phone companies of the three operating in Iraq in the form of debt amounted to 3 billion and $ 250 million, while the source Parliament, on Monday, that the meeting of the Council of Representatives of 17 of the legislative year, which will be held on Tuesday, will read the investigative report of the Committee on the reality of telecommunications service in Iraq.
The Presidency of the Council of Representatives deleted the first of August now, read the report on the services of those companies from the agenda of the meeting without knowing the reasons.
The Cabinet decided in 2009, to approve the remaining amount of the license installment due on the mobile phone for three years and an interest rate of 4% after confirmation of the Committee of Ministers is the competent service improvement within three months of the date.
The three companies of the mobile phone has won in August 2007, the opportunity to work in Iraq, "Zain" Kuwait, were concentrated in the center and south, and "Asia-Cell," which is an Iraqi company in the Gulf and operating in most parts of Iraq, and the "cork" in the KRG and Iraqi-owned business card. (End) ...
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