15-10-2012 10:00 AM
Denied the Iraqi Central Bank yesterday news escape governor Sinan Shabibi against the backdrop of corruption charges brought against him by the special commission of inquiry formed recently to discuss the «suspicions manipulation in the market for hard currency», as demanded Economic Commission parliamentary introduced the report of the fact-finding about the manipulation financial parliament session today.
The «coalition of law, led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki announced in August last the formation of a special commission of inquiry Central Bank mission access to records and numbers, sales and people who earn hard currency, a committee is different from the fact-finding committee set up by Parliament previously.
A source from within the office of the governor of the Central Bank’s «life» that «the investigation did not begin until today, and all of it is that three people from the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers came to the bank last Wednesday to meet with the governor and talk to him, and when they learned it out of the country demanded his presence to the Secretariat immediately after his return to direct him some questions.
The source, who preferred anonymity that «circles Central Bank of Iraq is no longer in one place as in the past, the administration and the Treasury remained in the old headquarters (River Road), and the Department of money laundering moved to the Karrada district, the province and remittances became in Jadriya, pointing out that «the Commission of Inquiry to get special approvals from the governor for inspection in these three constituencies.
The source denied strongly that Shabibi left the country due to the issuance of a warrant of arrest, and said that «inspections had not yet begun, because Shabibi is currently involved in an annual conference to be held in Tokyo and will return to Baghdad on Monday. Shabibi was threatened a few days ago to bring cases before the competent courts against all those media Waging a smear campaign at the central bank.
The Commission asked for the economy in parliament introduced the report of the fact-finding committee, said committee member Aziz al-Mayahi in the statement «our files prove the involvement of a number of political figures from within the central bank and outside, deals in corruption suspicious », indicating that« Accuse the bank did not come out of thin air and there is no no personal Enmity with his characters or province.
Mayahi demanded the presidency of the parliament «introduced the report of the fact-finding committee on the files of corruption at the bank in the parliament session Monday, saying that« the purpose of the presentation of the report to know who benefits from hide currency auctions to buy deals which led to the deterioration of the financial sector.
Furthermore, denounced the «coalition in Iraq targeting the Central Bank of Iraq and the attempts by some political forces to undermine the independence of the Bank guaranteed by the constitution of Iraq and Iraqi and international laws.
Said Maysoon al spokeswoman «Iraq» in a statement yesterday that «the independence central bank needed to keep the dinar exchange rate and protect the currency and prevent inflation, particularly that Iraq over the bitter experience in the nineties of the last century when it collapsed currency between overnight because of policies reckless of the former regime ».
Damluji blamed the government «responsible for investigating money laundering and disclosure of the beneficiary to the public, and the announcement of the party that you are buying the dollar and withdrawn from Iraq’s financial markets. and stressed the «need to punish all corrupt, both at the central bank or any institution or ministry, without prejudice to the reputation of the CBI or the governor known at the international level for his national courage, competence and integrity.
The Iraqi Central Bank announced in August last year, rising hard currency reserves to $ 67 billion, stressing that this reserve is the largest in the history of Iraq, and that «one of the monetary policy to reduce inflation. The Prime Minister had previously demanded by Subjecting the central bank to the government’s authority, but the demand was rejected Parliament and the Governor of the Bank.