Press reports: Holding financial deals in the Green Zone in Baghdad to prevent questioning of officials in parliament

Press reports: Holding financial deals in the Green Zone in Baghdad to prevent questioning of officials in parliament

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:07:57

Press reports - Holding financial deals in the Green Zone in Baghdad to prevent questioning of officials in parliamentA London newspaper confirmed the holding of political and financial deals in the Green Zone of Baghdad during the new session of parliament on the disruption of the interrogation of senior officials in the government and the Iraqi state.

“A deal was concluded between the governor of the Central Bank of Iraq Ali al-Alaq and the deputy of Salah al-Din province, Muthanna al-Samarrai, under the auspices of a senior parliamentary official, under which the file of questioning was closed,” the London-based Arabic-language daily Al-Arab reported on Friday (November 30, 2018) Was to be opened in the House of Representatives. ”

The newspaper added that “Muthanna al-Samarrai, vowed to close the file of the question, in a deal, attended by a senior financial official in the Central Bank of Iraq.”

She explained that “the deal included the freezing of questioning the governor of the Iraqi Bank in parliament, on charges related to corruption and mismanagement and waste of public money, in exchange for granting MP Muthanna al-Samarrai leave a commercial bank under the tutelage.”

The Central Bank of Iraq has placed the bank “Islamic coasts” under the tutelage, because of suspicions of the transfer of financial groups suspicious, while rejecting the relations and mediations of politicians and senior officials to back down from the decision, but issued an urgent order to lift the guardianship of the bank suspected of involvement in the laundry Funds, and activate the leave to operate at the request made by the MP in the Iraqi parliament Muthanna al-Samarrai, “according to the Arabs of London.

The paper did not mention the share of the parliamentary official who sponsored the deal and quoted its sources as “certainly will be great.”

Recently, there has been a lot of criticism of the CBI’s administration, particularly the currency auction, under which the central bank sells dollar money to private banks at a lower market price, providing a difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars a day.

The director of the bank is an average cadre of the Islamic Dawa party, one of the closest to former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who insisted on his appointment as governor of the central bank during his second term despite objections.

Arab sources said that the documents included in the file are sufficient to convict him, in preparation for his removal from his position, but the deal, provided temporary protection for the relationship, which sources gathered that he will not stay in office long after leaked many files that condemn him.

The Iraqi law authorizes the Central Bank Governor to leave private banks to work or to place them under trusteeship.

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