Seizing waste of public money of more than 77 million dinars at Umm Qasr port
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The Border Ports Authority announced that more than 77 million dinars were wasted in public money at Umm Qasr Port.
The authority said in a statement seen by "Al-Eqtisad News", that "the port of the northern port of Umm Qasr managed to control (45) wheels outside the customs compound. 215 thousand) Iraqi dinars.
The statement added, "What has been seized has been referred to the competent judicial authorities to take the necessary legal measures against them and the right of the negligent customs officers who carried out customs transactions, contrary to the controls and instructions."
Umm Qasr port is the largest Iraqi port located in Basra Governorate in the Umm Qasr region near the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border. It is managed by the General Company for Ports of Iraq and was established in 1930.
The port was divided into two parts by the Ministry of Transport in 2010, “South” and “North”, and each has its own administration. 80% of Iraqi imports pass through it, as the Ministry of Trade relies directly on the port to import various foodstuffs and commodities.