BAGHDAD (Iba) .. In the early days of the occupation of Iraq, there was uncertainty the fate of 6 billion dollars, it seemed to have disappeared, but came to a new report finally reveals the secret.
The Web site, CNN Arabic website that new evidence showed that most of the funds amounting to $ 6 billion, has not disappeared during the chaos that prevailed in the early days of the invasion, but Anththit must be, that is under the control of the Iraqi government, according to the report issued by the special inspector general for reconstruction Iraq.
The report reveals the details of the transfer of cash from the United States to the Central Bank of Iraq, and while most of these funds were in the form of Iraqi assets, some of them were part of the oil for food program, a program endorsed by the United Nations during the years of the embargo on Iraq during the rule of former Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein.
Some of these funds came from the channels of the United Nations for the work of relief and reconstruction projects.
At first it was thought that the money disappeared, as the Special Inspector General for the reconstruction of Iraq, Stuart Bowen, said in a report prepared in 2009 to pre-project the massive rebuilding of Iraq was characterized by waste and failures resulting from the planning blind and disjointed, which prefigured the invasion of Iraq, and Zadahma deteriorating security situation complicated.
He asked Bowen, who authorized him his powers of judicial supervision of the funds allocated by the U.S. Congress, and $ 50 billion for the reconstruction of Iraq: Why did the tasks of reconstruction heavily in the midst of an unstable security environment.
And brushed the report of the Special Inspector General for the reconstruction of Iraq, the U.S., the report blamed the weak financial and administrative controls at the Ministry of Defense, the Pentagon, which lose the ability to shape the fate of the general accuracy of the $ 8.7 billion of funds earmarked for the reconstruction of Iraq after the invasion in 2003.
The audit focused on the Development Fund for Iraq, which was established by the Coalition Provisional Authority, the American Civil Administration, which took the conduct of the affairs of Iraq after the invasion, headed by Paul Bremer.
The fund was established with the consent of the UN Security Council in order to collect the proceeds of Iraqi oil sector and to the Iraqi assets frozen by the surplus of the oil for food program.
The amount, which failed to financial audits in the identification of exchange, more than 95 per cent of the total authorized $ 9.1 billion to the Ministry of Defense of the Development Fund for Iraq.