Parliament to Quiz Minister over Alleged Corruption

By John Lee.

Iraq’s parliament will reportedly question acting Trade Minister Salman al-Jumaili over allegations of corruption.

Member of Parliament Alia Nassif told Reuters that the Minister will be questioned on 3rd August over import deals for contaminated rice and licences for new mills. amongst other issues.

In 2015 authorities issued an arrest warrant for then Trade Minister Milas Mohamed Abdul Kareem following a corruption investigation; he is reported to be still in hiding.

(Source: Reuters)

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