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More than 16,000 Ghost Workers removed in Kurdistan

By Padraig O'Hannelly. The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) biometric registration program is claimed to have removed more than 16,000 'ghost workers' from the state's payroll. Addressing the CWC/GFEn's Kurdistan Iraq Economic Forum (KIEF) online conference, Kurdistan's Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani, said: "Building on phase one of our biometric registration program, where every wage-earner was enrolled, […]

Iraqi Govt to Collect Data on "Ghost Workers"

By John Lee. The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, at which it discussed how to improve the organisation of the public sector. The Prime Minister asked the Minister of Planning to form and lead a working group responsible for collecting data that will count the […]