Iraq’s parliament in its first cost the Treasury $ 20 million

Iraq’s parliament in its first cost the Treasury $ 20 million

Posted 14/07/2014 01:43 PM

Iraqs parliament in its first cost the Treasury 20 millionOn the despite the lack of success in resolving the Iraqi parliament presidency three vacant positions at its first and second , but the meeting in Baghdad for 25 minutes only cost the budget of Iraq Heavily Indebted 24 billion Iraqi dinars, equivalent to 20 million U.S. dollars approx.

And each received 10 million dinars Vice monthly salary (8500 U.S. dollars) and 30 million Iraqi dinars salaries for members of the special protection for each deputy (25,000 U.S. dollars) and 90 million Iraqi dinars to improve the standard of living of Vice (77000 U.S. dollars).

Salary Iraqi lawmakers and members of Hamayatem and amounts to improve the living situation of deputies is added to the amount of two billion Iraqi dinars (1.7 million U.S. dollars) dedicated to the members of the protections of Managing Directors in the House of Representatives and members of the protection advisers in the Council the cost of protecting the venue of the first meeting amounts to 500 million Iraqi dinars (approximately 420 thousand U.S. dollars), while the cost of hotel and food and lodging for the night, one for each deputy has amounted to about 850 million Iraqi dinars (U.S. $ 730 thousand).

According to Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a professor at the Faculty of Management and Economics at the University of Tikrit: “The cost of the voter in Iraq is 7 U.S. dollars per citizen, while the real cost for the election of a person in different countries of the world not to exceed 33 cents confirms the high cost of elections, which has strained the state budget, which suffers of the deficit. ”

He added, “that this amount does not include security measures and disrupt the movement of the state and the various events associated with the election, which represents only supplies logistical support for the elections of paper and inks, boxes and voter’s card and electronic computers and counting, but excluding the salaries of the staff of the Electoral Commission for elections, not even the cost of Charge when cast his vote accompanied by his bodyguards. ”

As the election campaign has taken on new forms, and very expensive, and is the highest in the world, where I spent the figures fanciful by some estimates about 750 million dollars, spent mostly from large entities dominating the political scene in Iraq, and these amounts resulting from the operations of corruption in state bodies and institutions to account political blocs and coalitions that participate in government and elections.