Iraq: Erbil to delete the names of 50 thousand fictitious employees

Iraq: Erbil to delete the names of 50 thousand fictitious employees

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:00:45

Iraq - Erbil to delete the names of 50 thousand fictitious employeesAnnounced the deputy head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Kebad Talabani, the deletion of 50 thousand fictitious names within the payrolls of the Kurdistan region, calling at the same time Baghdad to keep its promises and pay the salaries of the staff of the region.

Talabani said in a speech during the ceremony for the establishment of the electronic system in the Ministry of Higher Education on Wednesday that “the Kurdistan Regional Government was able to delete 50 thousand fictitious names were among the records of staff of the region during the process of registration Biometric,” noting that “the follow-up phantom names will continue.”

Talabani added that “the Iraqi government continues to use the arguments for not carrying out its promises to the Kurdistan region,” calling on Baghdad to “keep its promises and pay the salaries of regional staff.”

It is noteworthy that the issue of salaries of employees was a cause of confusion between Baghdad and Erbil, especially after the crisis of the referendum held last September, and the budget has formed a material argument between the two cities.

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