Middle East Economic Survey


No 30



Iraqi Daily Claims That Over $31Bn Had Gone To KRG In 2004-09

More than $31bn had been allocated to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) budget between 2004 and 2008 from the government of Iraq, according to an article in the privately-owned Kurdish daily newspaper Rozhnama of 12 July,which claims that a lot of this money was squandered due to inefficiency and negligence in the governance of the KRG areas. The information in the...