Parliamentary Finance reveals the near completion of the 2020 budget .. and warns

Release date:: 9/29/2019 21:08

BAGHDAD: The member of the parliamentary Finance Committee Ahmed Haji Rashid, on Monday, the need to hand over the Kurdistan region to the federal government, warning of not reaching an agreement.

Rashid said in a press statement, that “talk about the budget of 2020 must be in accordance with the facts and facts on the ground, pointing out that it is premature to talk about the budget of 2020, but what can be said it can not be like the budget of 2019.”

He said, “The region must agree on the issue of oil delivery to the federal government and resolve this file because there is a risk in not reaching an agreement.”

Rashid stressed that “the presence of Kurdish delegations to discuss outstanding issues and arrange papers since the 2020 budget is about to be completed in the Federal Ministry of Finance.”


US delegation: We aim to raise the military capabilities of the Peshmerga forces

2019/09/02 12:22:24

The Kurdistan Regional Government (Peshmerga) Minister Shoresh Ismael discussed Monday with US military coordination team at the International Coalition Training Center, which included Colonel Vanden, the military relations between the two parties and the situation in the region and the reform process in the Ministry of Peshmerga.

During the meeting, Ismail praised the attempt of the international coalition to continue its assistance to the Peshmerga forces, adding that coordination, cooperation, advisors and US forces are of interest to us.

For his part, the military team of the US military coordination office confirmed that they will continue their relations. In terms of training, we will raise the military capabilities of the Peshmerga forces.

UN development program contributes to the reconstruction of Iraq by $ 33 million

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the reconstruction of Iraq

2019/09/02 10:21:27

The Iraqi government on Monday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Program through the government’s contribution of $ 33 million to support the activities of stabilization projects in Iraq.

The Iraqi government said in a statement that it would become one of the top 10 donors to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in stabilizing Iraq.

These projects include rehabilitation of infrastructure and provision of basic services, such as water, electricity, health care, housing and education, in the liberated and affected areas, especially in the governorates of Nineveh, Anbar, Salah al-Din, Diyala, Kirkuk and Basra, the government added.

According to the statement, this agreement reflects Iraq’s commitment to the strategic partnership with the United Nations; aimed at restoring stability in the liberated areas and the return of displaced people, and the construction and rehabilitation of infrastructure in the provinces that have suffered and damaged by the circumstances that have gone through the country.

The UNDP stabilization project in Iraq, which has completed more than 2,000 stabilization projects so far, benefits more than 8 million Iraqis.

The project was launched in June 2015 at the request of the Iraqi government and with the support of the International Coalition against ISIS, to support Iraq’s efforts to quickly restore stability to the liberated areas, and to assist IDPs to return to their areas.

The Patriotic Kurdistan: Baghdad and Erbil serious resolve differences

Baghdad / Al-Ghad Press:

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, on Sunday, that the governments of Baghdad and Erbil are serious to resolve the outstanding differences over successive parliamentary sessions.

“There is seriousness on the part of the governments of Baghdad and Erbil to resolve the differences that have remained outstanding over successive parliamentary sessions,” said Union Representative Piston Zangana in a statement received by Al-Ghad Press.

He stressed that “a high-level Kurdish delegation will visit soon to Baghdad, to discuss and complete the results of the Baghdad delegation’s visit to Erbil recently, by the Minister of Oil and other officials in the Baghdad government, and there is a serious response from the parties, especially in the files of oil and gas and salaries of the region that we seek To resolve it. ”

Zankana pointed out that “there will be important topics on the table, including the budget 2020, and we will endeavor with the beginning of the legislative chapter to resolve the outstanding differences on them, and those on the share of the region, salaries of the Peshmerga, and other financial allocations, in return for the commitment of the Government of Erbil to deliver oil imports To Baghdad, the border outlets. ”

He stressed, “The possibility of parliament to play an important role in resolving the differences, and the Kurdish parties had meetings and dialogues with parties and other blocs and leaders of political blocs, and reached some understandings on a number of files, and we held several previous sessions.”

He explained, “There is an understanding within the parliament for a number of laws with the crises of Baghdad and Erbil, which are controversial laws between them, and seek to resolve them, and we await the new legislative chapter in the hope that follow up on these important files.”,15700021,15700043,15700186,15700191,15700253,15700256,15700259&usg=ALkJrhiS5KXwoxIlL4V8fk67kC0cHPjhLQ