By Sami Zaptia.
London, 6 September 2020:
The Ministry of Finance of the internationally acknowledged Libyan authorities in Tripoli confirmed yesterday that it has suspended 17,000 state-sector salaries as of the 1 September.
The Ministry mentioned that the transfer got here after it carried out its modernization of its wage cost system and found discrepancies between the information within the programs.
The Ministry confirmed that its wage cost system has been linked to the Civil Registry Authority and the Nationwide ID Quantity programs to handle the imbalances contained in wage funds. For instance, it found that state-sector salaries had been being paid off to deceased 6,915 staff who had not reported as useless and their salaries had been nonetheless being transferred to their employers.
Different discrepancies included variations in names and surnames or names and Nationwide ID Numbers, with the latter thought of to be impersonation and their salaries thought of to be pretend salaries, the Ministry defined.
The Ministry mentioned that its motion is in accordance with current legal guidelines and a part of their struggle in opposition to corruption. It added that found instances of fraud could be referred to the competent regulators for additional motion.