Shafaq News / A source in the Ministry of Electricity revealed, on Saturday, that the ministry had sent an official request to the Ministry of Finance to pay the salaries of workers, which had not been paid for seven months.
The source told Shafaq News agency, "According to the recommendations of the committee formed under the chairmanship of the Minister of Planning, the Ministry of Electricity will pay the salaries of employees, which are estimated at 356 billion dinars, in the account of the Ministry of Finance."
The source pointed out that "the number of workers in the ministry is more than 89,000 employees."
Earlier, Contract employees in the Ministry of Electricity organized strikes in Basra, Maysan and Dhi Qar for not paying their salaries for months.
Shafaq News Agency obtained the book directed from electricity to finance ministry to pay the salaries.