Al-Maliki accused of wasting a trillion dollars

Al-Maliki accused of wasting a trillion dollars

Baghdad, Iraq Press -3 August / August 2015

Al-Maliki accused of wasting a trillion dollarsPrime Minister for Energy, Bahaa al-Araji, for wasting the government of former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki nearly a trillion dollars.

The newspaper “Middle East” of London, on Monday, for al-Araji said, that “with the upsurge in mass protests against poor services, especially electricity, it is necessary to put points on the letters” pointing out that previous governments were not to have a strategy at this level, both in terms of quality or set up stations and power transmission and distribution or the investment were not you believe the level of the previous government (the government of Nuri al-Maliki for eight years), while we are now beginning to invest in several provinces. ”

Araji said: “Previous government has wasted nearly a trillion dollars, which is about $ 800 billion of Iraq’s oil budgets since 2004 and even in 2014, in addition to about $ 200 billion in grants and aid.”

He continued: “There is no final accounts even know how to spend and there is no achievement on the ground are feeling even those funds through projects and achievements.”

On the other hand, al-Araji, believes that “the only problem suffered by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is that it wants to work, but no one stands with his back or assigns” .anthy (1)