BAGHDAD (Iba) .. Denied Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to be connected to the government recently issued an order to arrest Bank Governor Sinan al-Shabibi and the number of staff on charges of financial and administrative corruption.
Maliki said, in the course of answering questions to reporters through the window of communication with the media for the site of electronic information bureau of the Prime Minister, is no secret that the government many differences with the Department of the Central Bank, and has notes serious about a lot of activity and monetary policy and so on, but the latest case did not not the government connected.
He added that the turmoil that has occurred in the price of the Iraqi currency recently stimulated many regulators to investigate the activity of the central bank, including the method of sale of foreign exchange and banking and the stock market and so on.
Maliki said that the House of Representatives formed a committee headed by Qusay al-Suhail, Vice President of the Council, and it seems that the investigation, which lasted more than a month to issue a report ended holds Shabibi Bank and others in the numerous accusations of responsibility.
The committee mandated by Parliament to lift its report – signed by its members and its president, as well as parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi – to the Integrity Commission directly without going through the government.
He said al-Maliki that, based on this report and the documents relied upon by, filed the report with the report of the Parliamentary Committee to the Court of Special Investigation integrity issues in the Supreme Judicial Council, and the Court has issued orders to arrest Shabibi and a number of bank employees for interrogation.