Al-Kazemi's office on what was published about the Emergency Food Security Support Law: Misleading publications

3 October, 2022
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Al-Kazemi's office on what was published about the Emergency Food Security Support Law: Misleading publications

The office of the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, responded to what was published by a lawmaker about the Emergency Support Law for Food Security and Development, saying that it was "misleading publications intended to blackmail the government."


Al-Kazemi’s office said in a statement: “One of the representatives published, on his page on social media, false and misleading information for the public opinion about the doors of the Prime Minister’s Office disbursing the amount allocated to him from the Emergency Support Law for Food Security and Development (Law No. 2 of 2022), which requires Noting him, and raising the ambiguities raised by a deputy who exceeded the limits of his duties and legal obligations.”

The office explained that “the sums included in the “emergency support” law were voted on by the House of Representatives, and were subject to discussion and monitoring by the members of the House, including the aforementioned deputy, and he had to register his objection in accordance with the law to those amounts. As for the Council of Ministers, its legal responsibility is to distribute these amounts On the eligible parties according to the legal tracks, and this is what actually happened,” noting that “the emergency support law included the allocation of an amount of 400 billion dinars to the security and military agencies, and from this amount an amount was allocated to the Office of the Prime Minister, with only half of it being spent, amounting to 35 billion. Iraqi dinars during this government to the security services associated with the office of the Prime Minister, in specific doors and certain areas, and not, as the deputy claimed, that it is furniture for the office of the Prime Minister.”


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