Government talk about the dollar crisis: We may have to do this

Government talk about the dollar crisis: We may have to do this


Government talk about the dollar crisis - We may have to do thisThe Iraqi government spokesman, Basem Al-Awadi, revealed what the government of Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani achieved during the first year of its life, noting that the latter placed a set of political norms in the government program, while confirming that the government may be forced to sell the dollar directly if the crisis continues.

Al-Awadi said during an interview with the Twenty program broadcast on Al-Sumaria TV, “The result is optimistic in the first year of the government’s life and we seek to provide the best.”

Pointing out that “Al-Sudani established a set of political norms within his government program that were based on the basics of addressing poverty, unemployment, employment, and services,” indicating that “Al-Sudani established executive oversight of the decisions and orders that are issued, and also prepared a semi-annual report to evaluate the government’s performance, and this is something that did not exist previously.” .

He added, “The government achieved more than 35% of the government program in its first year.”

He explained, “During the first year, the total amount of money to be preserved from wastage reached one billion dollars, and more than one hundred million were recovered, while the number of reports reached 30,000, 8,690 people were brought in for investigation, 3,015 arrest warrants were issued, in addition to the arrest of 1,300 people, and the recovery files amounted to Of the fugitives, 70 files were filed.

Al-Awadi touched on the dollar crisis, stressing that “this crisis is major and affected the rise in the prices of cars, real estate, and construction materials, but the government was able to maintain the prices of food, and this is the most important thing.”

He stated, “Trade with China will be opened in yen value, and our trade with Iran and the Emirates will be in tomans and dirhams.”

He pointed out that “the government may be forced to sell the dollar directly if the crisis continues and through government exchanges,” noting at the same time that “inflation in Iraq decreased by 4%.”

Regarding Al-Sudani’s speech during the Cairo summit and the rumors about Washington’s anger, the government spokesman stressed that “Iraq is a sovereign country and has a decision, and in his speech he expressed the position of Iraq and its people, and we do not care who accepts or is upset.”

He stressed that “we did not receive threats regarding Al-Sudani’s speech,” noting that “protecting missions is the government’s responsibility and must carry it out properly.”