Parliamentary Finance: six months for the preparation of social justice for the Law of the Federal service system




July 22, 2015

BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) - the parliamentary finance committee said that the Federal Civil Service Law will establish to regulate the salaries of state employees in ministries and institutions is related to the Ministry, pointing out that the preparation of the special regime of social justice within the law needs to be six months to accomplish.

The committee member said Masood Haider's (IMN) "The legislation of the Federal Civil Service Law will eliminate the large differences in salaries between employees, and salaries will be organized for all ministries and presidencies of the three bodies and institutions is related to the Ministry."

He added that "the Finance Committee need six extra months to prepare your system for social justice within the law which ensures a social justice among all cadres of the Iraqi state by setting standards for fixed salaries as is the case in the neighborhood and the region in general countries."

Haider said that "the social justice system requires a private data base and the participation of experts in the financial field and benefit from the experiences of neighboring countries so that the system, which will be followed in Iraq just and comprehensive and end on the big differences between the salaries of state employees."

The Cabinet approved the reduction of the top positions salaries of the three presidencies of 50% to be the amount of remuneration of the President and the Chairman of the House of Representatives by salary and allowances of the Prime Minister, making the salary and allowances of Vice President and Vice President of the House of Representatives by salary and allowances of the Deputy Prime Minister.

The Cabinet also decided to reduce the allocation of the minister and their grade and earn their salaries by 45%, that is how much they earned after reduction by a member of the House of Representatives salary minister.

The Council of Ministers decided to reduce the allocation of agents ministers and advisers and those with special grades and general managers and their grade and earn their salary by 40%, as well as the reduction of staff in all functional addresses allocations in the three presidencies, bodies and departments associated by 30%.

The Cabinet instructed the Ministry of Finance and the Office of Financial Supervision and financial units in presidencies, ministries and departments not associated with the implementation of the Ministry to reduce salaries with effect from 1.8.2015.