The Central Bank is in the process of settling all the assets of its branches in Arbil and Sulaymaniyah

The Central Bank of Iraq announced on Thursday the settlement of all the assets of its branches in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, indicating that credit balances arose when the two branches were linked to the Ministry of Finance in the region.

The bank said in a statement that it was "in the process of settling a new batch of assets of open banks in the branches of the Central Bank / Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, which arose from their cash deposits, while the settlement of amounts originating in the sukuk.

"The bank added that "based on the efforts made by the Central Bank of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government, has been in 2017 and 2018 pay large amounts in dinars and dollars to open banks accounts in the branch of the Central Bank / Erbil to settle its credit balances in the branch.

The bank said it was "in the process of distributing new amounts to settle all the funds that were deposited in cash, while later settling the balances that arose over the deposit of the sukuk, although most banks had accepted these instruments contrary to the guidance of the territorial government and branches of the bank / Erbil and Sulaymaniyah.

""Credits arose when the two branches were linked to the Ministry of Finance in the region," the bank said.It is noteworthy that the Central Bank of Iraq had cut its relations with the sub-Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, during the past years because they were linked to the Ministry of Finance of the Kurdistan region

as well as the occurrence of some administrative and financial matters that did not live for the Central Bank, and the Central Bank has six branches (Baghdad, Basra, Mosul, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah And the Middle Euphrates).

Massoud Barzani and Qusrat Rasul agree on three items on negotiations with Baghdad

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) agreed on joint action in Baghdad and Arbil, while agreeing on three issues.

"The political offices of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met today at the Saladin Resort headed by Massoud Barzani and Kuzrat Rasul," a joint statement by the two parties said.

The statement added that "the two political offices agreed on three points first is to emphasize the unity of the situation and joint work in Baghdad and Kurdistan in order to protect the interests of the people and taking into account the sensitivity of the situation, and to this end continue to take the joint committee to take the necessary actions and preparations," adding that " That a joint meeting of all parties was called for the unity of the Kurdistan House and the participation of all parties in the political process.

"The third matter is that, given the sensitivity of the situation in Kirkuk and the need to deal with it, it was decided to direct the committee formed at the previous meeting to study the situation and move towards taking the necessary steps." 8%AA-%D9%85%D8%B9-%D8%A8%D8%BA%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AF

Baghdad rejects Iranian bombardment of Arbil

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry on Sunday issued a statement on the Iranian bombing of Kosanjak district, while refusing to use Iraqi territory to threaten the security of its neighbors.

The ministry said in a statement received by the news agency N , a copy of it, "we express our rejection of the bombing that targeted the district of Quesengjq of the province of Arbil, which led to the fall of a number of victims and wounded.

"The ministry stressed "Iraq’s keenness on the security of its neighbors and its refusal to use its territory to threaten the security of those countries," expressing its refusal to "violate Iraqi sovereignty by bombing any target inside Iraqi territory without prior coordination with the Iraqi authorities to spare civilians from the effects of those operations.

"Kurdish media said on Saturday that an Iranian artillery shelled border areas in the province of Arbil, causing deaths and injuries.

The Kurdish delegation would visit Baghdad:-next Saturday


the Kurdistan Democratic Party, said nigrvan Barzani Thursday, August 30, 2018, the joint delegation will visit Baghdad Saturday to enter talks on forming the next Government, said Barzani, speaking after a meeting of the leadership of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Arbil, "

The joint delegation of the two main parties would visit Baghdad on Saturday to engage in negotiations and understandings with the blocks winning the election on the formation of the next Iraqi Government, "adding that the KDP is ready for dialogue and meet with all parties,

" stressing the need for "an Alliance of parties All Kurdish participation in the Iraqi Government. "and" affirmed the territorial elections not be postponed and will take place on schedule. " 8%A7%D9%84%D9%88%D9%81%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D8%B1%D8%AF%D9%8A-%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%B2%D9%88%D8%B1-%D8%A8%D8%BA%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3/

Conscious / dollar exchange rates in local trades today

The local currencies of currencies, on Tuesday, the exchange rates of the Iraqi dinar against the US dollar, in the following order:

Price in Iraqi Dinars per 100 USD:

Bursa fight (Baghdad) ALkeafah the Exchange Stock Selling Price: 120,200 JOD The purchase price is 120,150 dinars

Harithiyah Exchange AL harthiy Stock Exchange The sale price is 120,250 dinars The purchase price is 120,200 dinars

Erbil Stock Exchange (North) Arbil the Exchange Stock The sale price is 120,450 dinars The purchase price is 120,400 dinars

Basra Stock Exchange (South) AL Basra Exchange The sale price is 120,450 dinars The purchase price is 120,400 dinars. 8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AD%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%88%D9%85.html

The dollar and gold exchange rates in Iraq on Sunday


The wisdom – follow – up: The exchange rate of the dollar, on Sunday, a slight rise against the dinar in the local currency market.

According to the wisdom of the stock market in Baghdad and some provinces, the price of selling the dollar in Baghdad today 120 thousand dinars and the purchase price 120 thousand dinars compared to $ 100.

On the Basra Stock Exchange, the sale price today was 121 thousand and 800 dinars, and the purchase price 123 thousand and 750 dinars for one hundred dollars.

While the price of selling the dollar on the Arbil Exchange today 125 thousand and 250 dinars, the purchase price 125 thousand and 200 dinars compared to $ 100, while yesterday was 125 thousand 450 dinars, and the purchase price 125 thousand and 400 dinars compared to $ 100.

The price of Iraqi gold, today, at 222 thousand dinars for one weight.
The price of the gold weight of the caliber of 21, today 222 thousand, while yesterday recorded the same price of 221 thousand also. "

It is noted that the weight of one gold is equal to 5 grams.

Government officials discuss with USAID "decentralization" and budgets


After the transfer of powers … Wasit expects to reach revenues to 96 billion dinars
Baghdad / Al-Sabah

Government officials discussed with representatives of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) the coordination of local revenues and budgets between the federal government and local governments during a workshop recently held in Erbil.

The meeting discussed the challenges faced by the federal government and local governments in organizing and framing the relationship between all technical bodies and working to unify visions and coordinate efforts and achieve an integrative relationship. Meanwhile, Wasit governorate expected that the volume of financial revenues will increase to 96 billion dinars during the current year, After decentralization.

The participants agreed on the importance of increasing coordination and development of local capacities while strengthening administrative decentralization through the transfer of financial powers to governorates, stressing the need to avoid problems and clashes that may occur between the federal government and local governments due to inconsistencies in the practical application of instructions or misinterpretation of the basic concepts of objectives.

The head of the Supreme Coordination Committee between the provinces, Tuhran Mufti, said during the workshop:

"The Authority is making great efforts to assist local governments in performing their decentralized functions after the transfer of powers of seven ministries to the provinces.

This requires the development and training of working cadres, especially in the financial and administrative aspects.

For his part, the governor of Wasit Mahmoud Mullah Talal that «the province succeeded in achieving more financial revenues during the past year after it worked to take advantage of the transfer of powers, which contributed to increase the volume of revenues to reach 21 billion dinars, after it was 7 billion in 2016 "

He predicted that« the volume of revenues to 96 billion dinars during the current year ».

The agency, has launched mid-last year in coordination with the Iraqi government, a project to improve performance and achieve good governance for 5 years, at a cost of 160 million dollars, and includes the first phase of the provinces (Baghdad – Basra – Arbil – Babylon – Anbar – Nineveh).

Change: Kurdistan will pay the salaries of its employees for two months and then will be cut for reasons not convincing

The movement of change Kurdish warned on Friday of the implementation of the provincial government plan against the employees of Kurdistan, stressing that the authorities of the region may receive the salaries of employees for a month or two until the elections, and then cut salaries with unconvincing arguments.

"The money provided by Baghdad to Larbil is not enough for salaries for all employees, but the agreement between the two sides included the sale of 270,000 barrels of oil and the addition of its imports to the funds received from the government,"

MP Shirin Reza said in an interview with local media. Baghdad for distribution as salaries to employees, "pointing out that" the provincial government confirmed that the amounts are also not enough to fill salaries. "

"The provincial government has worked to reduce the rate of compulsory saving to 30%, but this does not solve the problem, as the demonstrations will continue to expand day by day to demand the distribution of salaries in full," adding that "the government of the region corrupt and authoritarian and should not be called (government) .

"The authority in the region is not trusted, as it may receive salaries for a month or two and may cut after the elections," the central government in Baghdad, "to hand over salaries to employees of the region directly without delivery to the provincial government."

She stressed that "if Kurdistan wanted to solve the problem and the receipt of the employee’s salary directly, the region needs two years in order to work smart card to employees through which to get the salary through banks."…%D8%A7-%D9%84/

The federal government releases the salaries of all employees of the region


Landing the first plane in Erbil airport after the decision to lift the ban
Baghdad / follow – up to the morning by
order of Prime Minister General Commander of the Armed Forces Haider al – Abadi, the Ministry of Finance announced on Monday the launch of the salaries of all the Kurdistan region officials among them the Peshmerga, while the Ministry of Finance announced in the region and the arrival of the employees ‘ salaries amounting to More than 317 billion dinars with the distribution of the distribution yesterday and Tuesday,

comes at the time landed at Erbil International Airport on Monday, a Saudi passenger plane, to be the first international flight to the airport after the lifting of the international embargo ordered by Abbadi last week.

"The Ministry of Finance has launched the salaries of all the employees of the Kurdistan region, including the Peshmerga," the statement said.

"With the emphasis on continuing the audit to ensure the arrival of salaries to the beneficiaries," and Abadi promised to release the salaries of the province before the holidays Nuroz Which will be approved on Wednesday.

For its part, said the Ministry of Finance in the Government of the Territory in a statement received by "morning": "The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq Ali Alalak, sent a letter to the Ministry of Finance in the Kurdistan Regional Government provided for the transfer of 317.540.465 billion dinars, including 281.724.634 billion Dinars to employees of the Kurdistan region, except the Ministry of Peshmerga, and the amount of 35.815.831 billion dinars to the Ministry of

The ministry added that "the Kurdistan region needs 590 billion dinars to pay the salaries of employees saving system," asserting that "the amount transferred from the federal government was handed over to the Ministry of Finance in the Kurdistan Regional Government," and the ministry said that "will pay the salaries of ministries of health and education, And the families of martyrs and Anfal, political and financial prisoners and the Department of Nationality, and other ministries in the coming days.

"The Kurdistan Regional Government will hold a meeting after the holiday of Noruz to consolidate the amounts that will be transferred from the federal government and oil imports to review the payrolls of employees and harness all efforts to improve the living conditions of citizens
and employees."

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) welcomed on Monday the decision of the Iraqi government to pay the salaries of all employees of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, including the Peshmerga forces, said the senior leader of the party Mohsen al-Sadoun in a press statement:

"The decision of the federal government to pay the salaries of all employees of the Kurdistan region of Iraq is a positive step and will be reflected on the street Kurdish, despite the delay, "added Saadoun, head of the parliamentary legal committee," The severance of salaries for employees of Kurdistan had a negative impact on the citizens of the Kurds and their living conditions.

" On the other hand, a Saudi plane arrived on Monday to Erbil airport to be the first international flight to reach the airport after the lifting of the international embargo.

According to a source at the airport, "The trip is the first to Erbil airport after the decision to lift the international embargo,
Dubai ".

Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced on March 13 that Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports will be opened for international flights. He said that a higher committee will be set up to oversee the administration of airports in the region and its competitor and ensure compliance with federal standards.

The province of Arbil, on Monday, clarification on the procedures to enter the province after the announcement of the abolition of the condition (residence) of citizens of Iraqi provinces, and the media in the province in a statement received by "morning": "We note that basically there were no procedures for the establishment of Iraqis,

Precautionary for Iraqis who are not residents of the region for security necessities, because the procedure of residence includes foreigners only and exclusive. " The statement added that "it was confirmed through the statements of the province of Erbil that it was decided to consider these precautionary measures nullified," explaining that "henceforth only be verified identity at the entry points without any other procedures,

and what is known about canceling the residence is only cancel Precautionary measures by the security services at the entry of citizens and tourist groups to Erbil and the entry is not conditional on any procedures other than verification of identity. " Local media quoted a source in the province of Erbil announced the abolition of the requirement (residence) of citizens of Iraqi provinces visitors to the province.

On another subject, the government of the province on Sunday rejected the action taken by the governor of Sulaymaniyah to declare mourning and cancel the celebrations of Norouz in solidarity with the people of the Syrian city of Afrin, which was stormed by the Turkish forces and allied Syrian armed groups.

The Presidency of the Government of the Territory said in a statement yesterday: "On the declaration of mourning for three days by the governor of Sulaymaniyah to support Afrin, we declare our sympathy and support for the people of Afrin facing war and displacement," adding that "the declaration of mourning is not the powers of the governor in terms of legal and administrative, "This decision of the powers of the Council of Ministers of the Government of the Territory


Barzani Party: Oil files, budget and Article 140 has not been resolved with Baghdad

The Kurdistan Democratic Party, headed by Massoud Barzani, Saturday, the most outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil, despite the declaration of agreements on the opening of airports and ports, indicating that the agreement on managing the oil file and the application of Article 140 and determine the proportions of Kurdistan, the most prominent of these issues.

"The files of oil management and determine the federal gross product in Kurdistan and the application of Article 140 of the Constitution on the disputed areas and the proportion of the region of the budget is still stuck until after the elections despite the agreements," MP Najeeb Najib said in an interview with local media. Declared ".

"The agreement on the opening of airports and the delivery of border crossings entered into force after the arrival of federal officials from the departments of passports, customs, taxes and security to airports and ports."

She said that "Baghdad deposited about 400 billion dinars in the central bank in Arbil as a provision of salaries to employees of the region, but it needs exclusive approval from Prime Minister Haider Abadi to spend in the coming days."…%D8%A9-%D9%88/