Sabah al-Saadi, a member of the House of Representatives for the bloc "Saeron" supported by the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr on Saturday called on the Supreme Council against Corruption to investigate federal budgets during the past 15 years, while revealed that it amounted to more than 1500 trillion Iraqi dinars, describing those The amounts did not have any impact on the lives of Iraqis.
Saadi said in a press conference held today that "the budget for 2005 amounted to more than 35 trillion, and in 2006 was more than 50 trillion, and 2007 more than 72 trillion in 2008 more than 59 trillion, 2008 supplementary budget was more than 86 trillion, in 2009 the budget was More 69 trillion, 2010 budget more than 84 trillion, and in 2011 the budget was 96 trillion, 2012 budget more 117 trillion, 2013 budget more 138 trillion, 2014 budget project that was not approved and spent by the government without a law more 163 trillion, year 2015 more than 119 trillion, 2016 more than 105 trillion, 2017 more than 100 trillion Na, 2018 more than 104 trillion, 2019 more than 133 trillion. '
"The sum of money allocated under previous budgets is 1,515 trillion," he said, adding that "anyone who hears these frightening figures expects that these figures are for a country whose people live with all the amenities and services."
Saadi added that "this figure is only 15 years and not for the history of the modern state of Iraq, but once it is heard that this scary figure is considered that this number is a mistake or a lie, but there is no way of error and lying and joking because they are correct numbers."
"These funds, which can reflect on the lives of citizens and Iraq if there is an economic mentality, but unfortunately that these funds fell victim to the inherent corruption and failure," he said, adding that "the problem of Iraq is not in the money but in the management of money and corruption that nests in the state." .
"We put the budgets of the past 15 years, and put them in the hands of the Supreme Council against Corruption, the lack of impact on the lives of citizens is the biggest evidence of corruption," Saadi said, pointing out that "any simple employee should be put in prisons on charges of wasting public money, even if On charges of embezzling 10,000 dinars. "
Al-Saadi concluded his conference by saying that "419 trillion dinars the amount of investment budgets for 15 years, wouldn't it be the Anti-Corruption Council to be the point of starting to recover that money and return it to the people?"