Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi during a seminar hosted by the progress of policy development institute in Baghdad, on Saturday (February 6, 2016).
Editor: BK, HH 6/2/2016 17:58 Number of Views: 216
Confirmed Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Saturday that the workers of the oil sector make up 2% of the workforce in Iraq forces, confirmed that they contribute more than 70% of GNP, as attributed the "rampant corruption" in Iraq to the economic institutions management by the ministries, he stressed the need to rely on economic fundamentals and standards in corporate governance.
This came during a seminar hosted by (Institute for the progress of the policy development), at his headquarters area Jadiriyah, central Baghdad, entitled (to rebuild the national oil company and patterns of oil production), with the participation of Minister of Oil and a group of economics and oil experts, and attended (range Press).
Said Abdul-Mahdi during the symposium, "The total workers in the oil sector between 120 to 130 thousand people, does not exceed 2% of the workforce in Iraq," noting that "workers in the sector are born more than 70% of the gross national product."
Abdul-Mahdi stressed the need to "adopt corporate principles and standards of economic organization in the administration of Iraq," adding that "Iraq is one of the few countries, which manages the economic ministries of its founder."
He said Abdul-Mahdi, that it "approach involves a great imbalance should change," attributing the "causes of the deterioration of the economic reality of Iraq and the spread of corruption to the management of the ministries of economic EST."
It is noteworthy that Iraq has long occupied the forefront of the countries "most corrupt" in the world over the past years, and the Transparency International Index (Transparency International) Rate in (the 27 of January 2016), among the most corrupt in the world in ten countries in 2015 the past, stressing that corruption that means is the illegal activities that take place in secret and disclosed only through scandals or investigations or prosecution.
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