Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and head of the Integrity Commission Hassan al-Yasiri called for "immediate intervention" to prevent Education Minister Mohammad Iqbal al-Sidli from signing contracts to print textbooks outside Iraq , adding that the pharmacist "defied" Budget that prevented the printing of books outside the country. 

"We call upon the Prime Minister and the head of the Integrity Commission to intervene immediately to prevent the Minister of Education from signing tens of billions of contracts to print textbooks outside Iraq," he said in a statement received by Alsumaria News. "The minister defied the budget law voted by the House of Representatives, And the decision of the Economic Committee in the Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers to prevent the printing of textbooks outside Iraq, provided that the printing inside Iraq and competition for the public and private sectors.

He added that "of these contracts outside Iraq, 38 billion for the Lebanese company Karnit and held ten billion and two hundred million for the printing of a dictionary for the same company, knowing that this contract was stopped by us in cooperation with the Office of the Inspector General of the Ministry of Education, because the first to print the curriculum And the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education.

"The necessity of continuing to follow up the work of the Ministry of Education, and all the workers in the ministry of agents and directors and contracts and the Office of the Inspector General not to comply with the decisions of the Minister of Education, Mohamed Iqbal al-Sidli out of control, because he was left for his post only two months, because this is considered corruption and waste and damage to money And the national economy and decisions and laws and exploitation of the election period and the transfer of Inspector General of the Ministry of Education. 

The deputy MP of the parliamentary bloc Mohammed al-Lakash expressed earlier his surprise at the insistence of the ministers who took over the administration of the Ministry of Education to print the curriculum abroad, while the Prime Minister Haider Abadi called for the formation of a special committee and the opening of a thorough and detailed investigation of this issue.