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Shafaq News / The Labor and Social Affairs Committee stated, on Tuesday, that non-oil resources from revenues, including border outlets, communications, currency auctions and oil derivatives, are sufficient to secure the monthly salaries of employees .
A member of the committee, Fadel Al-Fatlawi, told Shafaq News Agency, “There are different views among the members of Parliament regarding the new borrowing law, given that the government did not present the economic reform paper to Parliament by approving the previous borrowing law,” indicating that “state resources are not The oil sector is big, and through it, it can secure the salaries of employees and retirees and social welfare . ”
He added that “if these resources are properly added to the state’s treasury, they will reach more than five trillion dinars per month,” noting that “if the government focuses directly on wasted resources from border outlets, the telecommunications sector, the auction of foreign currency, oil derivatives, and taxes, it is sufficient.” To secure monthly salaries without using oil resources . ”
An informed source had revealed earlier that the Ministry of Finance had not started paying employees’ salaries for the month of September until now due to the lack of cash .
The source told Shafaq News that the Ministry of Finance is awaiting approval of the budget that includes the lending paragraph to proceed with the disbursement of salaries of employees and self-financing departments for the month of September, indicating that the finance needs 3 trillions to add to the sums retained for it to distribute salaries, and the suspension comes in coordination with the bank Iraqi Central .
Iraq is currently suffering from the difficulty of distributing the salaries of employees and retirees as a result of the global drop in oil prices, on which the federal budget depends, by 90%.