Minister of Finance reveals shocking statistics for the number of employees and retirees in the country
The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/211/%D9%88%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%B1 %D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9][size=13]Finance Minister[/url]Fouad Hussein, on Wednesday, the existence of 6.5 million employees and retirees in the country, noting that the number of employees before 2003 did not exceed 850 thousand employees.
Hussein said in a televised interview that "the number of employees before 2003 was not more than 850 thousand employees," noting that "the number has now risen to 6.5 million employees and retired."
He added that "the lack of support of the private sector contributed to the inflation of the public sector and the state apparatus," noting that "supporting the private sector is a substitute for inflation of the state apparatus."
Hussein pointed out that "the settlement of salaries is an important step," stressing that it "will contribute to the detection of space and withdraw money from the market to banks."
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