Actions against the head of the central bank “urgent” and perhaps their political goals
Parliamentary Integrity: actions against the head of the central bank “urgent” and perhaps their political goals
Tuesday, October 16 1 / Okrudolf 2012 17:41
[Baghdad – where]
Prime Parliamentary Integrity Committee Bahaa al-Araji, the actions taken against the president of the Central Bank Sinan Shabibi “urgent,” likely “enter these measures in the framework of targeting political, as happened in the former also realize independent bodies.”
He told all of Iraq [where] today that “The arrest warrant against al-Shabibi real and present, but we believe that the measures taken against the Central Bank was urgent, because the country is in difficult circumstances.”
Araji added, “also said the central bank is no less important for the defense and interior ministries, which could reflect negatively on the security situation and economically exploited by the devaluation of the Iraqi dinar relative to the value of other currencies.”
“The action taken against Shabibi was judicial after foot hand with jurisdiction,” and wondered at the time same, “Why offer the Integrity Commission tens of corrupt files are not working out while offering specific destinations files are within 3 days working out and issuing warrants arrested, so there must be coordination between the concerned authorities? “.
He Araji said that “the Integrity Commission Parliamentary achieved previously on the reasons for the depreciation of the Iraqi dinar relative to the value of other currencies and we have presented some proposals to the Central Bank,” pointing out that “there is corruption in the Central Bank, but accused the staff and managers and advisers, not the governor Sinan Shabibi or deputy “” This is a political action targeting an instance of the previous targets of independent bodies. ”
The Council of Ministers decided to entrust the Chairman of the Board of Supreme Audit Abdul Basit Turki management of the Central Bank of Iraq to succeed Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi.
He quoted an adviser to Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi said in a press statement that “the Council of Ministers today decided to entrust the Chairman of the Board of Supreme Audit Abdul Basit Turki of Directors of the Central Bank to another slogan.”
The arrest warrant issued against Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi and a number of officials in the bank charges relating to corruption financial and administrative where there was international intervention and a local by the United Nations Mission in Iraq and the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, in addition to the intervention of the Presidency and some leaders of political blocs, and their demands Chairman Medhat al-Mahmoud Supreme Judicial intervention and who was not aware of the arrest. ”
A source in the parliamentary committee tasked with investigating the processes of corruption and money laundering in the Central Bank revealed [where], claim Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to dismiss four of the bank officials involved with corruption.
The source said that “Shabibi Maliki’s request three years ago sacked four managers in the management of the central bank, because they are responsible for what is happening corruption in the bank, but the latter rejected this demand,” adding that “a magistrates issued then note the arrest of Shabibi without find out the reasons, but prevented it move by the United Nations Mission in Iraq and the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, in addition to intervention presidency and some leaders of political blocs, and their claim Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud intervene, and who did not know the arrest warrant, “adding that” President of the Supreme Judicial Council, and having knowledge of the subject, issued an order to cancel the arrest warrant and rebuked the judge who issued and decided to punish him, returned arrest Governor of the Central Bank that affect the country’s sovereignty. “ended.