Interior constitute a crisis cell with the central bank to prosecute the perpetrators of high dollar
Interior constitute a crisis cell with the central bank to prosecute the perpetrators of high dollar exchange rate
23/06/2015 13:14 GMT
Follow-up – and babysit – declared the fight against organized crime directorate in the Ministry of Interior, on Tuesday, the formation of a crisis cell in coordination with the Central Bank to hunt down the perpetrators of the speculative rise in the dollar exchange rate.
Director General of the fight against organized crime, Major General Hussein al-Shammari said he “has received information confirming the existence of a number of currency speculators who are taking advantage of the current situation of the country Bmaholthm raise the exchange rate”, noting that “there is coordination and cooperation with the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives through contract joint meetings with them. ”
He added that “the Commission relied on what was done by the Directorate of collecting information provided by the sources in turn submitted to the central bank, and its impact on the crisis cell was formed with the central bank to address this issue.”
Shammari pointed out that “the Directorate has taken deterrent measures to curb the phenomenon after the directives of the Minister of Interior,” pointing out that “the Directorate has formed detachments after receiving advance information about some banking companies, has been taking action right after the publication of detachments competent in the stock market areas, particularly in the areas of struggle and Harthiya, and after gathering information about these people in order to take legal action against them. ”
He explained that “the reason for the high dollar in the past few days the price was due to broadcast rumors biased by the vandals of the economic situation of the country, which caused the high exchange rate, and the other reason was the result of instructions issued by the Central Bank that caused the exchange rate appreciation which led speculators and traders to raise the exchange rate as well as the deduction of 8% added to the price of the dollar has led to its high price. ”