Shabibi attribute the dispute with the government to reject the attempt to dispose of central bank reserves

Alsumaria News / Baghdad revealed Iraqi Central Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi issued an arrest warrant, on Tuesday, on the detention of 20 employee of the bank, demanding the release of them.

Shabibi said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “There are 20 staff of employees central bank has been detained Since more than 15 days and only released about them so far, “asserting that” female detainees are one of the noblest and most loyal employees the bank. ”

and demanded Shabibi b “their release on bail, it is possible to continue the investigation with them,” calling the Integrity Commission to “follow up the matter.” was Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said, on Monday (November 5, 2012), The warheads big fall issue of the central bank, while stressing that the presence of Shabibi in the bank is wrong to expiration appointed governor, pointed out that he is not acting funds Iraqi, but had no information on size or places of deposit.

referred to the Supreme Judicial Council confirmed, in (19 last October), the issuance of an arrest warrant against the central bank governor and a number of officials in corruption cases, after the media quoted a local, in (14 October 2012) , sources oversight that the judiciary has issued an arrest warrant for al-Shabibi corruption charges, pointing out that he escaped out of the country after the issuance of the note, with the bank denied the news, saying that the governor is currently involved in an annual conference in Tokyo and will return to Baghdad.

and Iraq’s cabinet decided, in ( 16 October 2012), the prime BSA Abdul Basit Turki tasks central bank governor and agency. has already revealed House Speaker Osama Najafi, in (7 October 2012), a few days ago to exempt bank governor Sinan al-Shabibi from office, the existence of suspicion of corruption in the work of the Iraqi Central Bank, while noting that the Council proceeded to achieve “depth” in the policy of the central bank since 2003, vowed to pursue the investigation “personally” to the importance of the issue.

noteworthy that the Iraqi Central Bank was established under the law issued on the sixth of March of the year 2004, as an independent body and is responsible for maintaining price stability and the implementation of monetary policy, including exchange rate policies and management of foreign reserves and the issuance of currency management, as well as to regulate the banking sector to promote a competitive financial system and independently.