Parliamentary integrity: Corruption still hinders maximizing border crossings' revenues
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A member of the committee, Deputy Taha Al-Dafi, said in a press statement: "Corruption mafias still control the border crossings and acquire most of their revenues. They are not satisfied with what they steal from these revenues, but rather allow the entry of materials prohibited from import into the country in exchange for money."
He added that "the indolence of the government and the absence of firmness and strength in dealing with the corrupt contributed to the exacerbation of corruption and the persistence of these mafias." Maximizing the revenues of the outlets and ending the rampant corruption in them. "
Al-Defense indicated that the statement of the spokesman for the border outlets that the monthly revenue amounted to 90 billion dinars, meaning that the annual revenue does not exceed 1,100 trillion, while in 2019 the ports achieved 1.5 trillion dinars, and in 2020 it amounted to 1.100, noting that the government "The federal budget puts non-oil revenues in the federal budget up to 11 trillion dinars, at a time when all the reports of the relevant authorities indicate that the assumed annual revenue is 15 trillion dinars annually."
The defense stressed“ the need for the intervention of the Integrity Commission, the Bureau of Financial Supervision and the supervisory authorities to hold the corrupt accountable. In the outlets and referring them to the judiciary, regardless of the size of the bodies that support them, "calling on the prime minister to" appoint new personalities to manage the ports and customs and review all measures taken, and to accelerate the automation of ports and customs and re-evaluate their departments in order to upgrade this important file to support the Iraqi economy. " End 5[/rtl]