This coincided with the economic repercussions left by the government’s decisions to raise the exchange rate of the dollar and the resulting effects that affected the classes of many citizens. The Najaf Chamber of Commerce organized a protest stand by the merchants and the Small business owners of the province, in the presence of the Chamber’s chairman, Eng. Haider Hammoudi, and the members of the Board of Directors …
The chairman of the chamber stressed in the statement he delivered to the protesters that the decision to devalue the currency carries great risks that are not justified by the allegations of reforming the economy and correcting its structure, unless to solve the reasons the of the money bleeding that brought the country to what is the case now.
He called for reconsidering the decision to reduce and adopting a policy of consultation with stakeholders in decision-making in order to serve the public interest.
He also thanked the ladies and gentlemen involved in conveying the legitimate protest voice.