[*] March 28, 2021
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Today, Sunday, a member of Parliament, Kazem Al-Shammari, called on the Minister of Finance, Ali Allawi, to intervene and put an end to what he called “continuous abuses” in the pension authority, saying that this body “has become run by an associate in the protection of the president of the commission, and this affiliate dared to assault the director One of the branches of the Authority ”.
Al-Shammari said in a statement, “It is regrettable that the National Pension Authority is afflicted with the curse of the presidencies that each manage the authority according to their mood, and the latest news of this body is that it has become, unfortunately, managed by an affiliate in the Ministry of Defense working within the protection of the head of the Authority, and this affiliate is the one who decides and he is Whoever instructs the president of the commission to sign and not sign important matters pertaining to the retired segment, and the ludicrous thing is that the fate of three million retirees in Iraq is in the hands of this associate.
Al-Shammari added, “This affiliate committed many transgressions, the last of which was the beating (slapping or Al-Rashidi) on the head of the retirement branch of Abu Ghraib in his room and in front of the pension authority chief who did not move a finger, and this silence on the part of the president of the commission can be interpreted as a person with no will And that he obeys the orders of this affiliate, who we do not know who is behind him to the extent that he possesses all this power over the head of the commission.
Al-Shammari stressed, "The need for the Minister of Finance to intervene urgently and open an investigation into the series of violations that this associate makes and to know the position of the President of the Retirement Authority towards these practices that are taking place before his eyes, noting that this file has reached the corridors of the House of Representatives, and the necessary measures will be taken during the current week." “
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