Urgent Asadi: The previous government canceled the increase in the salaries of the crowd a day before the formation of the new[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date: 2018/11/4 21:39 • 491 times read[/rtl]
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A coalition of construction workers, Ahmad al-Asadi, announced on Sunday that the previous government had canceled the increase in the salaries of the popular crowd, one day before the new government was formed.
Asadi said in a televised speech that "the former Council of Ministers issued a resolution about two months ago, under which it increased the salaries of members and fighters of the popular crowd as of 1/10/2018," noting that "this decision was canceled one day before the formation of the new Iraqi government."
He added that "the popular mobilization law voted by the House of Representatives provides for the equalization of salaries of members of the popular mobilization with their counterparts from the security forces, but the previous government did not abide by it for two years, and did not implement Article 52 of the General Budget Law 2017, Allocations to increase the salaries of the crowd. "
Al-Asadi stressed that "the application of the popular mobilization law is a duty of the previous and current governments and we will follow up the implementation of this law through our presence in the House of Representatives," adding that "the issue of increasing the salaries of the popular crowd is the first exam for the new government."
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