Maliki Calls for Spending to Represent the Country’s Wealth
|April 27, 2011||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
BAGHDAD- Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the concerned authorities to expedite the advancement of the national economy and increasing per capita income of Iraq through the optimization of investment and spending of the wealth of the country.
Maliki said in his speech yesterday at the first annual conference of the General Federation of cooperation: The Iraq is not a poor country, but when management is managed wisely and give the citizen the performance of its role in carrying out its responsibility towards the nation.
When turning the central administration to the pot and rope stifling the will of the institutions, companies and businessmen and creativity popular, it will turn the whole country into a paralyzed state.
He pointed out that the wealth management and services should not be centralized only, but local governments should share it as part of the citizen, through a tender that can be made in the area of service that require integrated efforts, perseverance and initiative, calling to work the principle of cooperation in all spheres of economic, political, security, social and educational.
Prime Minister continued: When we ask the Government to provide .. We must ask ourselves what we have, If what we have presented a large, we say yes we are partners with Tkdmoh, but if we stay standing on the hill and curse the days and the administrator must initiate and provide and are responsible, no one can shoulder the burdens of the legacy of historic heavy devastation and suffering, injustice, poverty and deprivation, which can not be measured by what is in Iraq from the services and welfare and the level of income per capita wealth of Iraq and a great potential, calling on everyone not to talk about the negatives only, saying in this regard: Yes, in Iraq, the downsides, especially in services because the infrastructure destroyed, when Iraq was under siege because of the policies of the former regime and his adventures senseless.
He added by saying: We hear from a lot of media focus on cash, which is necessary, but when it is objective and not partisan backgrounds of sabotage and political opposition , adding that democracy in Iraq is not a requirement for all people, where some still think centralized rail and one-party, national and community-one of these critics, this is Didnhm and have the media they use in the face of the State in which they object on them, but my confidence and I hope the children of the people is very large, to live up to the level of constructive criticism.
Maliki urged to fight corruption and the corrupt, noting that if the Left terrorism and his brother, corruption is not able to the security agencies alone to fight terrorism and institutions of integrity, transparency and financial control can fight, saying that the corruption when it occurs and to be up to institutions to verify and check the damage and the defect may have occurred . So on the citizen and the official be the eyes of the government and its institutions before the occurrence of corruption and pointing to the spoiler, which hinder the projects that service to the people.
For his part, said government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh: There is a national responsibility and honesty on us to strengthen the cooperative sector, which suffered what has been him from the chaos and indiscipline almost kills what is left of it.
Dabbagh said in a speech at the founding conference of the first of the General Federation of cooperation that a group came to the Union through free and fair elections to take over the responsibility of the General Union of cooperation.
And Icherkoni with them in supporting their efforts by Achtsrnaha slogan of this conference that cooperation detailed important to support the national economy, including its services to segments of the staff and people with limited income in the housing sector, services, and support of consumer goods, and provision of premiums comfortable fit and the income level of participants (the General Federation of cooperation) through association that exceeds the number of (700) associations spread in all Iraqi provinces.
Dabbagh said that the Union will work to provide support in the field of agricultural marketing for farmers after the submission of support for agricultural inputs of fertilizer and seeds , calling the prime minister to support the union and start to perform its role and its work and responsibility.
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