Integrity: the dismissal of Shabibi attempt to return the country to the pre-2003

Integrity: the dismissal of Shabibi attempt to return the country to the pre-2003

17/10/2012 (17:47 pm)

 Baghdad / Mohammad Sabah
considered the parliamentary legal committee, the dismissal of Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi hasty and illegal because the bank independent body belonging to the House of Representatives and not on the other hand, calling for the abolition of all independent bodies after the dominance of government and sufficiency ministries. While confirming Deputy Bank the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, said that the dismissal was unexpected because the government wanted to replace it in 2009, explained that Shabibi is currently in Switzerland. For its part, said the Integrity Committee in the House of Representatives that Shabibi pay for his refusal to the government’s request to lend the reserves of the bank earlier, noting that became independent bodies taking advantage of some of the political blocs is an attempt to bring the country back to the pre-2003. In an interview with the “long”, said Amir Kanani member of the Legal Committee, “The dismissal of Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi illegal, because the bank independent body linked to the legislative power, calling on the government to take the opinion of the House of Representatives regarding the sacking Shabibi not to act unilaterally.” This was the judiciary has issued an arrest warrant against Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi and his deputy, the appearance of Mohammed Saleh and bank officials on corruption charges last Thursday and prevent them from traveling. To the Council of Ministers decided, first Tuesday, the dismissal of Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi, who issued an arrest warrant on charges of corruption, and was assigned Chairman of the Board of Supreme Audit Abdul Basit Turki taking office agency. He Kanani said, “The reasons for the sacking Shabibi back to seek the Maliki government to link independent bodies Cabinet instead of the House of Representatives, pointing out that the current government took control of all independent bodies have been left in front, but the central bank, which is the last bastion of independent bodies. Article (103 ) of the Constitution “is both the central bank, and the BSA, and the media and communications, and Endowment, bodies financially and administratively independent and have the House of Representatives responsible.” The Federal Supreme Court issued a decision on 18 January last spend attachment independent bodies referred to in Constitution headed by Minister directly, not headed the House of Representatives after the request made by the government to the Federal Court to interpret Article (102) and (103). and about the possibility of acquiring government at all independent bodies, called Kanani MP for the Liberal bloc affiliated to the National Alliance to the need to cancel independent bodies and sufficiency ministries, pointing out that this did not become independent bodies, but taking advantage of some parties and political parties in reference to the party of Prime Minister. ” He added that these measures are an attempt to bring the country back to pre-2003 led one party and one person, explaining that there is a conflict between the political blocs on building state institutions form right on it adopted on the basis of partisan dictatorship also want some parties today. In turn, considered the Parliamentary Integrity Committee issued an arrest warrant against Shabibi and his deputy, hasty dinar will be presented to collapse, revealing that Shabibi pay for refusing to lend to the government of the Central Bank reserves. A member of the Committee Aziz Ugaili said in an interview with the “long” that the issue of the sacking of Shabibi is an attempt by the government to dominate the independent bodies, and on the other targeting the personal Shabibi being rejected earlier request of the Government, lends of central bank reserves. This was rejected by the central bank’s efforts to borrow from the government reserve bank money, which amounts to about 63 billion dollars to meet the shortfall in the budget, returned this step contrary to the law, and a violation of the independence of the bank. And increased Ugaili “The government took depend on the appointment of the bodies acting even be managed by” President “who is the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Defense and intelligence chief, pointing out that these behaviors and actions will lead the country to eliminate bodies independent and democratic process “. He wondered Ugaili MP block citizen, after targeting President of the Electoral Commission by the political bloc certain proved eliminate his innocence, and who is responsible in case of acquittal Shabibi? “. So Aattabralnaúb coalition of state law, Kamal Saadi, the advocates of the central bank are politicians Mentfon of Mzhadath and financiers of “terrorism”, accusing some politicians affected by the suspension of corruption in the bank to stand behind, as he emphasized that the committee formed by House Speaker to investigate the bank’s policy includes the majority of the political blocs. said Kamal Saadi in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, The “who defend what is happening in the CBI are three categories,” noting that “First are the owners of the banks who are working under the interfaces political and the second category by some politicians and MPs who enter auctions bank interfaces and reaping millions of dollars.” said Saadi that “the third category are who fund terrorism, “adding that” part of the Bank’s funds go to Beirut, Amman and Dubai, “he says. confirmed Saadi, a member of the Integrity Committee that he” does not accuse Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi, but accused some politicians who have been affected a lot of suspended operations corruption at the central bank. “Saadi denied that” The Commission shall be set up by the President of the House of Representatives has captured a coalition of state law, “he said, adding that it” includes most of the political blocs. ”
For his part, revealed the deputy governor of the Central Bank of the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, said that the government is seeking to replace Shabibi since 2009, but it linger, stressing that he is unaware of the reasons for the sacking of Shabibi. Saleh added in an interview with “long”, on Wednesday, that the impeachment was expected to head the Central Bank Sinan Shabibi because the government wanted to replace it before this period, but it linger, adding that the reasons are unknown so the moment we do not know and need more time to reach them ” . and continued by saying “that the picture became muddled our not know dimensions true, noting” I Samthel before the courts at any time determined that we did not we creating in any suspicion or of corruption, adding that the central bank president now online in Switzerland because he is a national. ” Saleh explained that “the problem occurred a few months ago after an increase in demand to buy the dollar and the flow of the dinar, adding that the problem of regional had a clear impact on the country and the occurrence of this problem, as well as the government did not give the provinces and ministries hard currency only rely on the dinar.” Saleh also highlighted that “the country’s trade with neighboring countries open and affected by it, in addition to the high budget for Iraq in recent years, as well as the withdrawal of U.S. troops, which coincided with the exit of some investors led to what got the case, explaining that from the transfers of State of the dollar Iraqi companies and not foreign. ” The chairman of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee, for reasons which called for the sacking of Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi from office, while pointing to the existence of 30 issued arrest warrant for al-Shabibi and his deputy. The head of the Integrity Committee Bahaa al-Araji, said in press statements, “that” the issue of central bank governor article unrelated files or financial operations corruption also promoted, but the cause of impeachment issued after special instructions Bcbibi and procedures led to the increase in the price of the dollar against the dinar. “The charges directed by deputies to the Central Bank of corruption and money laundering in the auction sale of the currency. attributed the Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi on numerous occasions reasons for the high exchange rate of the dollar against the dinar to “weak domestic production and the lack of the country’s exports excluding oil, weak government action to attract capital money to Iraq, as well as the tense political situation internally and regionally, and the economic blockade suffered by some neighboring countries. Araji said that “arrest warrants issued against al-Shabibi and his deputy, a 30 note, but no warrants have been issued a travel ban against them.” The source said the “Twilight News” yesterday that the Council of Ministers decided to appoint Abdul Basit Turki central bank governor agency. The central bank held daily sessions of currency auction except Fridays and public holidays, and the participation of a group of Iraqi banks, within which the sale and purchase of foreign currency, and the central bank process currency converter sold abroad, for some companies and citizens for a commission certain. The Central Bank set of specialized committees to combat money laundering, and money, crime and the financing of terrorism, and it was the anti-money laundering law in 2004 to establish procedures of control due to banking institutions, particularly ones. He revealed the central bank governor and agency Abdul Basit Turki, the report BSA reservation on some transactions currency auction, while stressing that the results of the investigation will be presented to the public after the completion, expressed the hope that freezing does not affect Shabibi on trading bank with international banks. Said Abdul Basit Turki said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “Report of the BSA, which was sent to the Integrity Commission about the existence of corruption in the Central Bank guarantee check transactions currency auction of the period between the first of January last until early last August, where she was There are cases of the absence of follow-up and monitoring the private banks, “asserting that” the reservation to report some hard currency auction transactions conducted by the bank. ” Turki added that “the results of the investigation on the existence of corruption in the Central Bank will announce to the public until the completion of the investigation,” and expressed hope that “does not affect the freezing Shabibi on the Bank’s work and dealings with international banks.” Turkish considered that “the continued currency auction and support the right direction is necessary,” stressing the importance of “transaction to be completed in a real bank transactions.”

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