[size=36]Health announces state coffers of 17 billion dinars[/size]
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The Inspector General of the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday that the state coffers would be increased by more than 17 billion dinars by forcing companies contracted by the Ministry of Health to pay their taxes.
In a statement quoted by the semi-official Al-Sabah newspaper, Inspector General Ibrahim Humaid al-Zubaidi said that "an audit field team from the office succeeded in escaping the state treasury by more than 17 billion dinars. The team conducted a comprehensive census of contracts of foreign companies, (Kimadia) and includes contracts for medicines, medical supplies, engineering import devices and laboratory contracts.
He pointed out that "the procedure was audited by the tax accounting of the contracts completed by several companies and for a period of ten years for the period from 2008 to 2018, as the team noted that many of the contracts have not been settled and pay their taxes," noting that "the cooperation of the Department of Appropriations in (Kimadia) With the audit team led to the amount of amounts and sent to the General Authority for Taxation as the state tax for the current year finally.
Al-Zubaidi called on the concerned parties to "follow up the obligation of the contracting companies to pay their tax revenues to the state treasury under the tax accounting instructions." He added that his office continued to check all contracts of companies contracting with the ministry in this field, .
He explained that his office "held an extensive meeting with a number of officials of the ministry in the framework of preparing the mechanism to implement the national strategy to achieve the National Index of Integrity," stressing that "during the fight against corruption prepared by the Integrity Commission from 2019 to 2022 meeting to determine the mechanism to implement the strategy "He said.
"The most important step is to clearly identify cases of corruption and negative phenomena diagnosed by health and environmental institutions, which constitute a major obstacle to their work, as well as to identify strategic issues of great influence, such as procurement and distribution of drugs, drugs and medical supplies, Providing services to citizens, identifying weaknesses and finding appropriate solutions. "
He pointed out that "the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption intends to implement the strategy to address the negative phenomena in all the institutions of the state and its joints, using experts and academic professors specialized in the drafting and preparation of the national strategy to combat corruption and the participation of public inspectors and representatives of regulatory bodies." He stressed the need to "develop mechanisms according to the possibilities available to reduce Negative phenomena, and that the work is cooperative between the regulatory and executive bodies to address all the negatives. "Ended 29 / a 43