A Kurdish deputy calls for preventing the Kurdistan government from deducting 21 percent of the region's employees' salaries
MP Hoshyar Abdullah called on the federal ministries of finance and interior to intervene to prevent the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Regional Government from deducting 21 percent of the salaries of federal departments employees in the region.
Abdullah said in a statement that, "The Ministry of Finance in the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] two months ago deducted 21 percent of the salaries of the region’s employees, and this measure is one of the manifestations of injustice that occurred against employees due to the financial crisis and great corruption in the region," indicating that "the new problem today is that the Ministry Finance in the region intends to deduct this percentage from the salaries of the employees of the federal departments, and this thing if it occurs is considered a legal and constitutional violation, since these departments are financially and administratively linked to Baghdad. "
He added, "It is illogical for an employee to receive his salary from a certain authority, then another party comes to deduct 21 percent of his salary," calling on "the federal ministries of finance and interior to intervene and prevent the regional authority from deducting any percentage of the salaries of the employees of these departments."
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