Parliamentary Finance: Baghdad will send the salaries of employees of Kurdistan and Peshmerga on this date

 Politics    02.10.2019 18:16  381    Editor: bh     

Baghdad today _ Baghdad

A member of the Finance Committee parliamentary Jamal Koger, on Sunday, that Baghdad will send salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region and the Peshmerga starting next month, in application of what is stated in the financial budget for 2019.

“The federal budget for 2019, includes an article that guarantees the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region and the Peshmerga, and deal with them like all other employees in the Iraqi state, and they separate their salaries entirely from the budget, and the oil agreement between Arbil and Baghdad,” he said in an interview for Baghdad today. That “salaries will be sent full of Baghdad to Kurdistan, without any savings beginning next month, as we have been informed, and based on what is stated in the budget law, which was approved by President Barham Saleh.

The MP said the Kurdistan Islamic Group, “These salaries will not be subject to the discussions of the oil agreement and the delivery of revenues by the provincial government to the federal government,” calling for “Baghdad to fulfill its obligations to the citizens of Kurdistan.”

On February 4, President Barham Salih ratified the Financial Budget Law of 2019, before Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi revealed on February 5 that there was a discussion between his government and the parliament “about some interpretations of what was said In the budget law. ”

On Thursday morning (January 24, 2019), the House of Representatives voted on the Federal Budget Law of 2019.

Under the law, Iraq’s revenues for the same year amounted to 105.5 trillion Iraqi dinars, after the price of a barrel of oil at $ 56, an export rate of 3.3 million barrels per day.

Public expenditures, according to the law voted on, 133.1 trillion dinars, while the value of the fee was 27.5 trillion dinars.

“The House of Representatives, for the first time, passed a budget without external borrowing, with only internal borrowing,” members of the Finance Committee of the Parliament said after the vote on the law.

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