Deputy for the law: cancellation of the ration card would destroy the country’s economy

Deputy for the law: cancellation of the ration card would destroy the country’s economy

Wednesday, November 07 2012 20:49

{Baghdad: Euphrates News} criticized the MP for the coalition of state law Mansour al-Tamimi the government’s decision to cancel the ration card and replace small amounts of money.

Tamimi said in a press statement received by the Euphrates News Agency {} a copy of it on Wednesday that “the decision of the Council of Ministers to cancel the ration card is not in the interest of the citizen never.”

He added that “this amounts to be distributed instead of the ration card does not meet the needs of its citizens against rising prices and the greed of some traders.

The MP for the coalition of state law Mansour al-Tamimi said the decision would destroy the Iraqi economy due to increased inflation rate in the country.

The Cabinet had decided at its normal {48} held on Tuesday to replace the ration card currently applicable amounts of cash distributed to the covered system mentioned by {15} thousand dinars per person.

It also decided to put binding controls for pricing flour to ensure that no price manipulation from the first of March of next year will also be the formation of a committee headed by Minister of Trade and organic Ministers of Planning and Finance and the Governor of Baghdad and a representative of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers holds controls implementation of this resolution.

The religious authority in Najaf Wednesday gave the government 24 hours to justify the decision to cancel the ration card and replaced Bembala low compared food prices in the market.

The government attributed the issuance of this decision for the existence of cases of fraud and corruption, which the surprise of the religious authority and resentment and the anger of the street, which counted the decision unfair and the disregard by citizens living their lives. End

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