Monday 30 March 2020 - 09:50
Parliamentary finance reveals why the salaries of new retirees are delayed
Baghdad - Conscious
The parliamentary finance committee revealed why the salaries of new retirement workers are delayed, stressing that it is seeking to pay their salaries in the coming period.
The committee's chairman, Mp Haitham al-Jubouri, said in a statement to a notebook program followed by the Iraqi News Agency (AA) that the delay in the payment of salaries of new retirees is due to a defect in their circles, pointing out that there are large numbers estimated at more than 200 thousand people who were retired in one day.
He pointed out that there was a proposal had the Finance Committee to amend the retirement law to schedule retirement referrals every four financial months, and the amendment was submitted to the presidency of the House of Representatives on January 22, but the legislative recess prevented the vote on the amendment.
He added that the Finance Committee met with the president of the retirement authority and promised the latter to solve the problem after the cooperation of the relevant departments.
Earlier, President Barham Saleh approved the Unified Retirement Act after it was passed in the House of Representatives.
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