Abayji describes the 2018 budget as “charitable” and ending it as an achievement calculated for Parliament

Date of release: 2018/3/3 21:48 • 36 times read

(Baghdad: al-Furat News) described the deputy for the civil current Sharaouq Abayji budget of 2018 “legitimacy”, while the completion of the vote on the paragraphs of the achievement calculated for parliament.

Abayji told the {Euphrates News} today that “the vote on all paragraphs of the federal budget for 2018 on Saturday, was an achievement calculated for the House of Representatives even if it was delayed,” noting that “I reserve on the budget formula in general because it is not a program or sector, Rent in accordance with a speculative price divided into ministries. ”

“It also included a large proportion of loans goes part of it to the operating budgets,” noting that “the budget has been characterized by the abolition of the percentage of deductions for employees and retirees.”

“To some extent, it is relatively positive to ease the burden of the citizen, such as stabilizing the owners of contracts in the education of Basra on permanent owners.”


Information on the budget of 2018 in dollars

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(Baghdad: the Euphrates News) voted the House of Representatives on Saturday on all paragraphs of the federal budget for 2018.
The budget included expenditures in Iraqi dinars and the US dollar.
Here we explain to everyone some information about these expenses:
104 trillion dinars = 88 billion dollars
budget deficit 12.5 trillion dinars = 10.25 billion dollars (means 10 billion and a quarter billion dollars) the
price of a barrel of oil approved in the budget on the basis of $ 46 dollars export rate of 3.8 million barrels per day, including 250 thousand barrels of quantities of crude oil produced in the provinces of Kurdistan.
Accreditation of 5% of the revenues of crude oil and natural gas for the petrodollar project for the producing governorates.
Iraq’s oil imports in the budget amounted to more than 77 trillion dinars, and 14.4 of non-oil revenues.
$ 2.5 billion for the purchase of weapons, ammunition and logistical support for the Ministries of Interior and Defense, the Popular Struggle and the Counter-Terrorism Bureau.
To force the Kurdistan Regional Government to export at least 250 thousand barrels of crude oil per day produced from its fields to be marketed through the company {Sumo} exclusively and received revenues to the federal public treasury.
It also included the following budget: the
allocation of a proportion of the allocations of the federal ground forces of the Iraqi army to the salaries of the Peshmerga forces according to the population ratios of the said forces as part of the Iraqi security system.
And to force the Kurdistan Regional Government to return the amounts of Kirkuk province achieved from the petro-dollar and deposited in the banks of the Kurdistan region to the expense of the province in Kirkuk.
The appointment in all government departments shall be prohibited in the manner of contracting with the possibility of renewing previous contracts in the case of necessity. The contract period for the permanent landlords after 9/4/2003 shall be calculated as an actual service for the purposes of the premium, promotion and retirement, so that no financial consequences will be imposed retroactively. pensions for the duration of the contract calculated,
and the lack of appointment in any leadership positions , Director General {above} unless there is a degree in law or the ministry is not related to the Ministry or instructions works office.
In addition to the suspension of appointments in the three presidencies (the Council of Representatives, the Presidency, the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and the Office of the Prime Minister) and the departments and departments belonging to the three presidencies.
And the continuation of the sales tax on the service of mobilizing mobile phone and Internet networks by (20%) and revenues are credited to the final revenue of the Treasury.
A sales tax of 5% is imposed on all goods sold except for the ration card items in the malls and the services provided in the men’s and women’s shaving salons.
It also leases an airport tax at a lump sum of 25000 dinars per ticket for foreign travel and $ 10,000 for domestic travel at all Iraqi airports and is credited to the Treasury.
Punishment of imported alcoholic beverages shall be imposed at a rate of (200%) of the value of the imported goods, provided that they are met at the border port.
A tax on sweets, ice cream, dairy products, juices and imported soft drinks is also levied at a rate of 25% of the value of the imported goods.

Sistani society issues fatwa on defamation and spreading rumors of social communication


Sistani issues fatwa on defamation and spreading rumors of social networking
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The supreme authority of the Shiites in Iraq, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, was banned in his latest fatwas, which published Saturday defamation and broadcast rumors about people on the social networking site.

See the text of the fatwa below:

Kurdistan resume the distribution of the amount of encouragement for teachers

Kurdistan to resume distribution of the amount of encouragement for teachers
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The Directorate of Education Sharbazir province of Sulaymaniyah province of Kurdistan, on Saturday, the Department of Accounts in the Directorate will start on Sunday, distributed the instruments of encouragement of April last year.

According to a statement issued by the Directorate, it will inform all school principals that on Sunday and at 10 am, they will review the accounts section of the Directorate for the purpose of receiving the teachers’ encouragement documents for the month of April last year 2017.

This announcement comes at a time when the Kurdistan Regional Government has decided to distribute the amounts of encouragement for the month of April 2017 and was distributed last Wednesday to encourage public education in the province of Sulaymaniyah.

Disputes Between Erbil, Baghdad Won’t Affect Kurdish Employees’ Salaries



Disputes Between Erbil, Baghdad Won't Affect Kurdish Employees' Salaries

ERBIL – Sending the salaries of the public employees in the Kurdistan Region does not depend on solving the disputes between Iraq and the region, but depends on finishing the auditing process of the name lists, said an Iraqi official.

Saad al-Hadithi, spokesperson to the Iraqi government on Saturday revealed to BasNews that once the auditing committees finish the process, the federal government will send the salaries of the Kurdish public servants.

He additionally said that the issue of border crossings revenues, the oil and any other disputes between Erbil and Baghdad will not affect the Kurdish workers’ salaries.

The Iraqi government a couple of months earlier sent a committee for the purpose of auditing the list of the employees’ names within the ministries of Health and Education, but the process is yet to be completed.


Kurdistan ‘s financial economy is responding to Baghdad’s reduction of the province’s share of the budget: We have Khairan, not the third


Kurdish finance is responding to Baghdad's reduction of the province's share of the budget: We have Khairan not the third
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A member of the Finance Committee in the Parliament of the Kurdistan Region Izzat Saber on Saturday that the region has two options, not the third on the reduction of the government and the Federal House of Representatives share of the Kurds to 12.6 of the financial budget for 2018.

Saber told Ashqaf News that “the Council of Ministers in the region will meet on Sunday to discuss the options of the first acceptance of the approved by Baghdad and give the federal government 250 thousand barrels of oil per day or resort to non-acceptance and the adoption of the region on its own revenues from the sale of oil independently to the world markets to subsidize His needs and I think the second option is the closest. “

He explained that “the percentage approved by Baghdad will cause a deficit within the Kurdistan Region and will cause great harm to citizens and investment projects or operating expenses, especially that the proportion of sovereign expenditures constitute a large proportion of the total budget and after the deduction will benefit neither the region nor its citizens of the remaining share of 7% .

The Iraqi Council of Representatives had voted on the budget of 2018 financial boycott of Kurdish blocs because of the reduction of the share of the Kurdistan region to 12% after it was in the years after the fall of the former regime 17%.

The revenues of the general budget are estimated at (91643667236) thousand dinars (ninety nine trillion six hundred and forty-three billion six hundred and sixty seven million and two hundred and thirty-six thousand dinars). The estimated revenues from the export of crude oil were calculated on the basis of the average price of 46 dollars per barrel at an export rate of 3 million Eight hundred and eighty-eight thousand barrels per day, including 250 thousand barrels per day from the Kurdistan region.

The budget allocations amounted to (104158183734) thousand dinars (one hundred and four trillion and one hundred and fifty-five billion one hundred and eighty-three million and seven and thirty-four thousand dinars), while the total budget deficit budget (12514516498) thousand dinars (twelve trillion five hundred and fourteen billion five hundred and sixteen million And four hundred and ninety-eight thousand dinars).


Finance announces new payroll schedule

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The Ministry of Finance in the Kurdistan Regional Government announced on Saturday a new schedule for the distribution of salaries.

According to the schedule, the salaries of the Zirvani forces and the defense and emergency forces will be distributed on Sunday.

The announcement of this schedule at a time did not distribute until now the salaries of the tenth month of the Peshmerga and the salaries of the atheist month of ten employees and the salaries of the third month of retirees.