Trade: One million and 700 thousand will be included in the food basket
The first 01/31/2023
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Baghdad: Shatha al-Janabi
The Ministry of Commerce is preparing to receive more than one million and 700 thousand additional new names for employees who receive salaries of less than two million dinars, in order to be included in the food basket within the ration card system.
The official spokesman for the ministry, Muhammad Hanoun, said in a statement to "Al-Sabah": The ministry called on employees who receive salaries of less than two million dinars, to review the ration centers to lift the withholding of the ration card, so that they would be included in the food basket, adding that the procedure would take place by bringing the employee a letter of endorsement. With the salary from his department to the Ministry to stamp it and send it to the supply centers to be included in the ration items.
And he continued that, in the same context, the decision of the Council of Ministers was activated after its arrival at the ministry to withhold rations from employees who earn two million dinars or more, in addition to special grades, pointing out that official books will be sent to government departments to provide the ministry with the names of general managers and their ranks upwards and employees. Those who earn two million dinars or more, to withhold ration from them. Hanoun indicated that the Cabinet’s decision also included the beneficiaries of the salaries of the social protection network, who will receive five ration materials: milk, tea, zero flour, sugar and edible oil, indicating that the Commercial and Financial Control Department carried out control campaigns that included following up the ration agents during their distribution of the items of the food basket, in addition to To table eggs and at a subsidized price among those covered by the salaries of the protection network and within the Prime Minister’s initiative.
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