The Ministry of Finance and Economy in the Kurdistan Regional Government on Thursday that the amount of 250 billion dinars Iraqi Dinar sent by the Central Bank to its branch in Erbil, which is not linked to the ministry, noting that there were no amounts to pay the salaries of employees, and workers in the region.
The ministry said in a statement today that on Thursday 25/1/2018 Central Bank sent 250 billion dinars to its branch in the region, stressing that this branch is not linked to Kurdistan, and carries out its work under the guidance of the Central Bank of Iraq.
The statement added that we have not received any money from Baghdad for the distribution of salaries, noting that the committee formed between Baghdad and Erbil continues to audit the names of employees of the Kurdistan Region, except for the Ministries of Peshmerga and Interior in the region.
The statement said that the Ministry of Finance and Economy to convince all parties that it will continue to distribute salaries, and if the arrival of funds from Baghdad, it will announce it.
The Kurdistan Regional Government earlier in the day that the federal government has sent money to the branch of the Central Bank in the province of Erbil, noting that it is waiting for clarification from Baghdad about those amounts.
“The federal government did not clarify the purpose of sending the money is it for the salaries of employees and workers in the region or is it just a diversion?” Said government spokesman Sven Dziyi at a news conference in Erbil that Baghdad sent money to its branch in the central bank in Erbil. Bank to its branch in Erbil. “