A parliamentary appeal to compensate 10 million people for the ration card items
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Economy News _ Baghdad
Member of Parliament, Representative Alia Nassif, revealed, on Friday, the existence of a parliamentary approach regarding the ration card.
Nassif said in an interview with the Iraqi News Agency and its "Al-Iktissad News", that "the law of compensation for citizens covered by the ration card with sums of money was put forward several years ago, which provides for the transfer of the ration card items to a sum of money to be presented to the needy for this card," noting that "has been collected Signatures in the House of Representatives so that these compensation are for those who deserve them, and not for everyone. "
She emphasized that "there are statistics that came out from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs that there are ten million people who deserve these compensation, so signatures were collected in the House of Representatives to add this decision to the budget," indicating that she does not believe that time has run out and that the matter needs a government decision from the Council of Ministers. To obtain this important and successful decision. "
In turn, MP Hassan Fadam said, "Handing over money instead of the ration card to citizens will reduce and prevent corruption in the Ministry of Trade regarding this file." Shop or markets. Funds are deducted from the state by transferring the citizens ’card assets directly from the Ministry of Finance.
He added, "It is possible to count those who are not covered by the ration card, including members of Parliament, governors, general managers, and deputy ministers, as well as those who have a salary of one and a half million."