Iraqis accept government promises of reform and an end to corruption with irony
After mass demonstrations in Baghdad and other provinces, the Mahdi government was quick to announce a package of promises to contain these demonstrations.
Not only did Abdul-Mahdi's government, but that went to the House of Representatives Speaker Mohammed Halbousi, who tried to appear as a defender of the demonstrators and forgot or forget that it is part of the corrupt political process that was the cause of the misery and misery of Iraqis.
Iraqis have received government promises to reform and end corruption and the suffering of citizens; ironically and sarcasm because they know well that these promises will not be achieved under the dominance of corrupt parties and whales of corruption ..
Activist from Baghdad participates in popular protests since 2011, said that the policy of successive governments have not changed and did not develop During the last ten years, this is because the ruling mentality is the same and has not changed, nor has it kept pace with developments, and dealing with angry protesters in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] "After every protest outside the control of the government, they issue a series of promises and verbal reforms that do not lead to any realistic outcome, and are a consuming political movement to absorb the anger of the street."
Prime Minister [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/17227/%D8%B9%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%84 %D8%B9%D8%A8%D8%AF %D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%87%D8%AF%D9%8A]Adel Abdul Mahdi[/url] , in a speech after the first three days of protests, pledged that his government "will not make empty promises or offer solutions," adding: "We have a project we will submit to the House of Representatives in the short period to give a salary to each family does not have "Income sufficient to provide a minimum income to ensure that every Iraqi family lives in dignity."
Hamed al-Mutlaq, a member of the Alliance of Rescue and Development, pointed out that “it is difficult to achieve what the government promised, especially since the three presidencies' items and promises were made in the government program of Adel Abdul-Mahdi.” The jobs promised by the government in the past few days may clash with the Ministry of Finance, as well as the International Monetary Fund, which [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] borrowed during the past years, during the war after 2014, provided that no new jobs are created in Iraq and relying on the so-called deletion and replacement mechanism. ” .
The parliament voted in a session last Tuesday, to approve the government's proposals on the demands of the demonstrators, in addition to recommending the victims of the demonstrations and compensation for the wounded, and also recommended the launch of a regular financial grant to unemployed graduates and others.
For his part, questioned a member of the coalition "wisdom", Mohammed Alkash, "the fulfillment of the great promises and voted by the parliament, because its purpose to absorb the anger of the Iraqi street, and that quotas will manage these recommendations and approvals, and therefore nothing new and useless and no result will be obtained by the demonstrators." .
He explained that `` Iraqi youth have increased awareness, and there is a serious demand by him to hold corrupt, especially those known as whales, a file that is enslaved to open, because everyone is involved in financial corruption, and those who were not involved are also accused of their silence on him and not exposed. ''
In turn, the researcher and political analyst Abdullah al-Rikabi, that “most of what was announced by the President of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbousi on the implementation of the demands of the demonstrators, is outside the powers of parliament as a legislative control and not executive, but there is coordination with the parliament on the implementation of a number of proposals, and that any A resolution proposed by Halbousi is approved in parliament. ”
Al-Rikabi said that "the decisions by parliament or the Council of Ministers can not be applied because of the financial crisis in the country and international obligations of Iraq, as some decisions need a long time to be implemented, and can not be implemented in a few months."
He pointed out that "delaying the implementation of the decisions of the government and parliament will increase the intensity of popular protests, and therefore I think that the government will fail in this file in the fulfillment of the demands of the demonstrators, because the protest movement has seen a demand that was not present on the usual schedule of demands, which is to change the government."
He continued: “The anonymity of those who killed and repressed the demonstrators by the government authorities is very flawed, but in fact the government knows these parties well, and there is a fear of talking about them, which may lead to the withdrawal of confidence from any of the presidencies All three.
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