Shafaq News / On Tuesday, the President of the Federal Government, Mustafa Al-Kazemi attributed the reason for the high prices of commodities, especially foodstuffs, to the “greed” of some merchants, revealing at the same time the success of the Central Bank of Iraq in increasing the country’s reserves of hard currency dollars.
Al-Kazemi said in a speech during the cabinet session that took place today, “We renew our directives to the Ministry of Trade to work continuously to provide more foodstuffs in the ration card and to make its best efforts.”
He pointed out that the increase in commodity prices is mostly linked to the greed of some traders, and we have campaigns to prevent this price manipulation.
Al-Kazemi also said: We have succeeded in increasing the central bank’s reserves of the dollar after the reform measures that we have taken.
And he went on to say that the Ministry of Health has made an effort to provide vaccines for the Corona epidemic, and it is very important that there be encouragement for citizens to take the vaccine.