Parliamentary Finance: Sunday session will witness the presentation of the report of the Committee and the second reading of the budget



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The Finance Committee of the parliamentary, on Thursday, that the next Sunday will witness the presentation of the report of the Finance Committee on the budget and the completion of the second reading, indicating that the budget will pass during February, the majority of the National Alliance and the Union of forces.

“The Finance Committee has completed the preparation of its full report on the comments on the budget to be presented to Parliament,” said member of the Committee Hossam al-Aqabi.

He added that “the next Sunday will see the Commission’s presentation of its report and then the second reading and see the comments of members of parliament,” stressing “the possibility of achieving a quorum and hold the meeting to complete the second reading.”

He explained that “the House of Representatives will pass the budget during February, the majority of the National Alliance and the Union of forces without the need to attend the Kurds in the event of their insistence on not attending the meetings.”


Deputy reveals Abadi sent a draft “modified budget” to parliament


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The deputy of the Union of Forces Raad Dahlaki, on Thursday, the sending of Prime Minister Haider Abadi draft “modified budget” to the House of Representatives, noting that Abadi promised to resolve all the problems between the government and political blocs equally.

“The government sent today an amended draft of the budget law for the year 2017 to the House of Representatives,” noting that “the political blocs will evaluate the draft during the coming hours and looked at the most prominent amendments made by the government on the revised draft.”

Al-Dahlaki added that “the meeting of the Union of Forces with Prime Minister Haider Abadi was very positive as he promised Abadi to increase the allocations of liberated provinces and work to return the displaced to their areas and resolve all the problems with the political blocs objecting,” stressing that “we are waiting for the implementation of those promises to legal legislation.”

The head of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan bloc, MP Arieh Abdullah revealed in a statement to / information / / on Wednesday, the existence of government pressure to pass the budget in its current form. Ending / 25 d

Abadi’s complains to a US delegation of “small groups”

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Shafak News / Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi discussed with a delegation of the American Institute of Peace (USIP) headed by Nancy Lindborg, the situation in Iraq after the organization of a preacher.

Abadi stressed, according to a government statement, the importance of community reconciliation, which began work after each land is released, indicating that there are small elements trying to block this peace community and the government is working to address this matter.

He added that “our message to the blocs is that we fought together and urged together to work together for reconstruction, pointing out the importance of holding elections on time in order to preserve the sovereignty of the Constitution, which we worked on it was the date of elections.”

According to the statement of the Office of Abadi, the delegation said that “through studies and knowledge of the situation in Iraq shows that there is optimism by people and confidence in Mr. Prime Minister and security services and people are now looking for economic reform and a comprehensive political system of cross-sectarianism.”

participates in the conference on the reconstruction of Iraq in Kuwait

Kurdistan participates in the conference on the reconstruction of Iraq in Kuwait

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A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), including a number of ministers and governors, will attend a conference on Iraq reconstruction to be held in Kuwait soon.
According to a document seen by the twilight news, a delegation representing the Kurdistan Regional Government is participating in the conference on the reconstruction of Iraq, which is held on February 12-14 in Kuwait in the presence of more than 1000 (thousand) companies and investors.
According to the document, the minister of planning in the provincial government Ali al-Sindi, Minister of Construction Derbas Kosrat Rasool, Director-General of the Ministry of Planning Zakruz Fattah and the governorates of Sulaymaniyah, Arbil and Dahuk will participate in the conference.
The document did not mention the participation of any company or investor in the Kurdistan private sector in the conference.
It is expected that 143 Iraqis will participate in the conference as part of an official delegation, and that Iraq will be given $ 100 billion for reconstruction after the end of the war against the terrorist organization “Da’ash”.

The Kurdistan government asks Baghdad to stop dealing with the ministries of the region


Kurdistan government asks Baghdad to stop dealing with the ministries of the region
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The official spokesman for the biometric system in the Kurdistan Regional Government, on Thursday, on the request of the audit committee of the federal government and the lists of salaries of the staff of the region not to deal with the ministries of the region, stressing that they provided the Federal Commission with the latest statistic Baumtri salaries in the region.
In addition to the audit committees in the salaries of the ministries of education and health, a committee composed of 13 members are scrutinizing the salaries of other ministries in the Kurdistan Regional Government, except the Ministries of Peshmerga and Interior.
In this regard, the spokesman for the biometric system in the Council of Ministers of the region, Samir Hawrami, said that on Wednesday they provided the Federal Government Committee with the latest databases and biometric information on the salaries of the staff of the region and demanded not to deal with ministries because the Committee of the Biometric system responsible for any shortcomings in the lists prepared by the Committee.
Hawrami added that the Baghdad committees deal with them on the basis of the biometric system of salaries of staff of the region.
The biometric system has been in operation since October 2016 to eliminate the phenomenon of two or three paychecks or false salaries. The deputy head of the provincial government, Qubad Talabani, supervises the system.
According to the latest statistics of the biometric system, the number of people receiving salaries in the region is 1,000,249 (two million two hundred forty nine).





Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi heads the meeting of the Higher Committee for Investment and Reconstruction. Where the Committee discussed the provision of the right environment for investment and that Iraq is an attractive environment for investments through new laws and procedures are currently underway, especially the recent issuance of the Council of Ministers in this regard.

Iraq ‘s economy receives $ 33.4 million from two Scandinavian countries


Iraq receives $ 33.4 million from two Scandinavian countries
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The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Iraq has received an additional 12 million dollars (14.35 billion dinars) from the Swedish government for reconstruction projects in liberated areas.
On Wednesday, the World Bank Group’s Executive Board approved a project to improve the living conditions of more than 1.5 million poor families in Iraq, worth $ 300 million.
The representative of UNDP explained in a statement that the total contribution of Sweden to the program for Iraq since 2015 was $ 26 million.
The Ambassador of Sweden to Baghdad, the commitment of the Government of his country to support Iraq in the provision of basic services in the liberated areas.
In the same vein, the program announced earlier this week that it received assistance from the Danish government of 21.4 million dollars (25.58 billion dinars – 135 million Danish kroner) for the same project, and enable the 2.6 million displaced Iraqis to return to their homes again.
According to a statement by the United Nations Development Program in Iraq, Danish assistance to the project’s objectives since 2015 amounted to $ 38.1 million.
The United Nations launched a development program in Iraq in June 2015, at the request of the Iraqi government, to restore stability and facilitate the return of displaced people fleeing the grip of a sympathetic organization.
More than 1,600 projects are being implemented in 23 liberated cities and areas, in an effort to assist the Iraqi authorities in rehabilitating basic infrastructure, of which 95% of the Iraqi private sector has been assisted by Iraqi manpower, according to the UN statement.

says it has fulfilled its constitutional duties and awaits Baghdad “not serious”

Kurdistan says it has completed its constitutional duties and Baghdad is waiting for "serious"
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The adviser of the Security Council of the Kurdistan Region, on Thursday, discussed with US Ambassador to Baghdad Douglas Suleiman bilateral relations and latest developments in the region and the conditions of negotiations between Baghdad and Erbil.
A statement by the provincial security council said that the US ambassador announced during the meeting his country’s support for the Kurdistan region as a constitutional entity and pointed out that his country is willing to continue the region in negotiating with Baghdad unified and united to resolve all outstanding problems between them as soon as possible.
For his part, Barzani said that the region wants to solve all problems with Baghdad in accordance with the Constitution, pointing out that the region has so far all its constitutional duties to solve the problems waiting for Baghdad to carry out its constitutional duties.
Barzani, however, that they – Kurdistan – do not sense the seriousness of Baghdad in solving the problems, noting that it – Baghdad – is confusing the constitutional rights of the region electoral conflicts.
The statement pointed out that the US ambassador stressed the continuation of mediation between Arbil and Baghdad, and expressed the hope that the possibility of progress in the negotiations as soon as possible.
Soliman stressed his country’s commitment to actively participate in the reconstruction and development of the region and other areas in Iraq, and expressed the hope that the largest amount of aid to Iraq would be obtained at the Kuwait conference.
On the war against the terrorists, the two sides stressed the continuation of bilateral cooperation. Barzani welcomed the continued coordination of the region with the international coalition against the war, stressing that the threat of terrorism remains in the region, which requires the cooperation of all parties. Iraq must be one basket and the normalization of conditions at all levels and respect for the constitutional rights of all components in order to prepare the appropriate ground to cut back the recurrence of violence.

Next week .. Tilerson begins a regional tour of Iraq reconstruction conference

Political Since 2018-02-08 at 15:41 (Baghdad time)

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US Secretary of State Rex Tilerson will start a tour of the Middle East as part of the reconstruction of Iraq’s reconstruction conference, which will start in Turkey and will include Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and a Gulf state.

US Ambassador to Kuwait Laurence Silverman revealed the participation of his country’s foreign minister, Rex Talerson, at the Iraq reconstruction conference, to be launched on February 12, which will be preceded by the ministerial meeting of 74 countries to combat terrorism.

The official opening of the conference will be on February 14 in the presence of the Kuwaiti Emir and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

“Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will leave early next week for a tour of the Iraq reconstruction conference, which will be hosted by Kuwait and will cover regional capitals,” the State Department said.

The Turkish daily Yeni Shafak said that “next Tuesday, US Secretary of State Rex Talerson will visit Ankara and will be preceded by his national security adviser Herbert McMaster.”

“The US State Department confirmed that” Telersson will participate in the Kuwait Conference, which starts on Monday and will last for two days and ends Wednesday, without revealing the remaining stations of his tour. ”

Al-Hayat newspaper quoted Western diplomatic sources as saying that he expected to visit Cairo, Amman and Beirut in the same round, noting that the dates and procedures of the visit are still under preparation. Beirut will be the first minister in the Trump administration.

“There is no doubt that what he said reflects a regional and international role for Kuwait, and this is undoubtedly when the whole world comes to Kuwait to participate in the conference,” Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said. This conference, when the whole world comes to Kuwait at the official and informal levels, and when more than 2000 companies and businessmen participate at the invitation of Kuwait is a clear indication that Kuwait plays a large and vital role at the regional and international levels.

On the praise of the Secretary-General of the Iraqi Council of Ministers Kuwait’s support for Iraq, said the neighbor God read this statement with any appreciation and indeed what Mehdi al-Alaq reflects the reality because Kuwait has provided a lot of brothers in Iraq and ready to do much for them.

And whether there is a priority for Kuwaiti companies in the investment opportunities and projects that will be put in Iraq, said Al-Jarallah Kuwait has all the readiness and if the brothers in Iraq will give this priority to the Kuwaiti companies, we appreciate this trend to the brothers in Iraq, and there is continuing communication and coordination between Kuwait and officials of reconstruction In Iraq and the officials of international cooperation in the Republic of Iraq and we will work through this cooperation, and we will be happy that the Kuwaiti companies already take their chance in the reconstruction of Iraq.There ended 29 /