Nasser Harki, parliament member of the Kurdistan
Democratic Party said on Wednesday that
Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi, who also serves as acting defense minister, issued
a decree ordering paying the salaries of four consecutive months to the
This comes after the Iraqi Ministry of Defense had stopped a decision to pay the dues of the Peshmerga forces on the pretext of the absence of data and information about these forces. However, Abd al-Mahdi ordered paying them, Harki, who is a member of the parliament’s security and defense committee said.
The decision means that each of the Peshmerga forces included in the resolution will receive up to 816 billion dinars, Harki said, adding that Abd al-Mahdi directed the Iraqi Ministry of Finance to send the money to the Kurdistan Region.