A deputy reveals the amount of money that Iraq loses annually from imports of border ports
Member of Parliamentary Finance Committee, [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/134686/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D8%A7%D8%A6%D8%A8 %D8%A3%D8%AD%D9%85%D8%AF %D8%B1%D8%B4%D9%8A%D8%AF][size=13]MP Ahmed Rashid[/url] Hama, spoke today, Wednesday, of the volume of money that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] loses annually from imports of border outlets, and the opportunities for government formation Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi in the face of armed groups controlling 5 border outlets, in the south of the country.
Ahmed Hama said, in an interview with (Baghdad Today), that "the border outlets are the door through which the new Prime Minister can fight the corruption that exists in the country," noting that "the director of the border outlets, Kazem Al-Oqabi, disclosed to the Finance Committee during his hosting of more than 5 border outlets in the south, which cannot be controlled, especially in the afternoon, as they are under the control of armed groups.
Hama added, "The amount of money that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] loses annually due to corruption in the outlets amounts to more than 5 billion dollars," noting that "the lowest customs tariff is if 5%, there will be more than 5 billion dollars in outlets revenue."
He continued, "Looking at the income from customs duties is much less than the estimated amount, and the losses [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] bears are very large." A member of the Finance Committee in Parliament stressed that "tackling the corruption [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/7397/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%B0 %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AD%D8%AF%D9%88%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%A9]of border crossings[/url] lies in resorting to adopting solid international companies to control the corruption that is raging there."
The Iraqi [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/7397/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%B0 %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AD%D8%AF%D9%88%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%A9]border outlets[/url] represent the country’s gates to trade and import with neighboring countries, but it lacks the simplest services, despite its annual revenues estimated at 10 billion dollars, obtained from goods along with tens of thousands of visitors who come to visit religious shrines in various parts of the country. The deputy of the Construction Alliance, Hussein Arab, had called the Supreme Council for Combating Corruption, which acknowledged the existence of irregularities and problems in the outlets, to "fight against the illegal sharing of gangs and the acquisition of the outlets."
Arabs added, in an interview with (Baghdad Today) that "the revenues of Kurdistan's outlets do not yet come within the treasury of the countries", stressing that "the inclusion of those outlets to the federal authority is subject to political understandings between [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Erbil, and the Finance Minister Fuad Hussein, must determine his position on those Violations. "
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