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The Secretary of the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Region Amang Rahim on Friday the amendments made by the federal government on the draft financial budget for the year 2019 positive.
Rahim said in a publication on social networking sites today, that “in the chapter on (compensation of employees) has been increasing the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region from (3 trillions, and 828 billion dinars) to (5 trillions and 448 billion dinars).
According to the official Kurdish government, the federal government has increased the salaries of staff of the region from (317) billion dinars per month to (454) billion dinars monthly, a difference of 137 billion dinars.
He pointed to the allocation of a special budget for the Peshmerga forces have nothing to do with salaries of employees and retirees in the region, which is disbursed provided that the two governments commitment to the oil agreement.
Rahim noted the removal of the word “northern provinces” in violation of the Iraqi constitution of the draft budget, which is scheduled to vote by the Iraqi Council of Representatives.