The Executive Council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union held a meeting today, Tuesday, in the presence of the Secretary-General of the Union, and after the meeting issued a statement about the meeting. This is the text of the statement:
Today, Tuesday, October 13, 2020, the Executive Council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union held its regular meeting under the supervision of the Secretary-General and in the presence of the Council members.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Secretary-General in his speech highlighted the situation in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the region, the Council in addition to discussing the internal situation of the party also referred to the living situation of citizens in general and employees in particular as they are going through a difficult situation due to the delay in paying their salaries for two months, in addition to this, the government announced that it had stopped to paying salaries for five months in the current year 2020.
The Executive Council rejected this decision of the government and the Ministry of Finance considered it illegal and a violation of the rights of employees. The meeting stressed that the government should solve the salary problem as soon as possible and pay salaries monthly and on time.