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Parliamentary Finance Decides To Host The Ministers Of Finance And Planning Regarding The 2023 Budget

Political | 03:51 – 01/31/2023  Parliamentary Finance decides to host the Ministers of Finance and Planning regarding the 2023 budget

The Ministry Of Interior Confirms The Arrest Of A “Good” Number Of Currency Speculators

Economie| 01:54 – 01/31/2023   Baghdad – Mawazine News, Director of Financial Crime Control at the Ministry of Interior, Brigadier General Qabas Haider Muhammad, confirmed today, Tuesday, the arrest of a “good” number of currency speculators.

Muhammad said, “Daily campaigns have been organized, regarding the rise in the exchange rate of the dollar in the local markets, to monitor manipulators and conflicting parties who do not have original approvals and are outside the legal context, and a number of them have been arrested, and they will be punished according to the law.”

In a press conference, Muhammad pointed out that “there is no specific number for the arrested monopolists of the dollar,” noting that it is a “good number, and legal measures have been taken against them.”

He added, “There are 28 official outlets and banks, and therefore the continuous and continuous campaigns include those exploiters who do not have the approvals and fundamentals of trading to limit them.” Ended

Central Bank: We Did Not Indicate Any Increase In The Spread Of Counterfeit Currencies

01/31/2023  Baghdad – Mawazine News, the Central Bank clarified, on Tuesday, the mechanism for identifying counterfeit local currencies, and while indicating that the counterfeiting is weak, and is discovered by the public, it confirmed that it did not indicate any increase in this regard.

And the Central Bank’s advisor, Ihsan Al-Yasiri, said, “The Iraqi banknotes categories (10 thousand dinars, 25 thousand dinars, and 50 thousand dinars) include a transparent window, which has become one of the strongest paper currencies issued by the Central Bank, and it is a court paper with a transparent window and one of its characteristics is the appearance of an image of malawi. It has a white background, and it also shows the category number if the background is black.”

Al-Yasiri added, in an interview with the official news agency, which was followed by Mawazine News, that “counterfeiting currency is weak and bad, and is often discovered by the public, the banking sector, and the central bank.”

He stressed that “the banknotes currently in circulation are issued by the Central Bank, and that the counterfeit notes are clear,” noting that “the Central Bank did not indicate any increase in the rate of currency counterfeiting.”

Washington: We are ready to work with Baghdad to build a world-class electricity system

Economie| 02:07 – 01/31/2023  Baghdad – Mawazine News  , the US Ambassador to Iraq, Elena Romanowski, affirmed, on Tuesday, her country’s readiness to work with the Iraqi government to build an electricity system “on a global level.”

The US Ambassador Confirms Her Country’s Refusal To Let Iraq Be An Arena Of International Conflict

Political 04:32 – 01/31/2023   Baghdad – Mawazine News, the US Ambassador, Alina Romanowski, confirmed today, Tuesday, her country’s refusal for Iraq to be an arena of international conflict.

The media office of the advisor said in a statement, a copy of which was received by Mawazine News, that “Al-Araji received the US ambassador to Baghdad, Alina Romanowsky, to discuss the latest developments in the political and security situation in Iraq and the region, as well as discuss the file of the Syrian Al-Hawl camp, and the continuation of cooperation and partnership in the field of combating terrorism.”

Al-Araji stressed, according to the statement, that “Iraq is working to activate the strategic framework agreement in the economic, trade and cultural fields, as well as activate bilateral agreements between the two countries.”

For her part, the US ambassador indicated, according to the statement, that “the focus on the economic aspect will be on the dialogue table with the Iraqi foreign minister during his travel to Washington,” stressing her country’s refusal for Iraq to be an arena of international conflict.

Oil Prices In World Markets

Economie| 09:02 – 01/31/2023   Follow-up – Mawazine News  Oil prices fell in early Asian trading, on Tuesday, after falling by more than 2 percent in the previous session due to the threat of raising interest rates and the continued inflows of Russian crude.   Brent crude futures rose 5 cents to $84.85 a barrel by 04:25 GMT.   West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 32 cents to $77.58. Ended 29/N33

Changes In The Finances.. Ending The Assignment Of The Director Of The Customs Authority And Transferring Him To Manage The Presidency Of The Insurance Company

political| 05:09 – 01/31/2023   Baghdad – Mawazine News   Today, Tuesday, the Minister of Finance, Taif Sami, issued a decision to transfer the Director General of the Customs Authority, Shaker Al-Zubaidi.

An informed source said, “The Minister of Finance assigned Hassan Al-Agaili to head the General Authority for Customs.”  He added, “Sami assigned Shaker Al-Zubaidi to head the National Insurance Company.”


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