06/1920 2020 11:53
Number of readings 56
Section : Iraq
Baghdad / Obelisk: Parliamentary Finance Committee announced, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, that the government’s financial liquidity to pay the employees ’salaries is available.
The committee’s rapporteur, Ahmed Al-Saffar, said in a press statement that Al-Masalla followed, that the law of local and external borrowing became effective after the approval of the law by the Presidency, indicating that the financial liquidity is available to the government to pay the salaries of employees.
He added that the government officially directed the Ministry of Finance to expedite the payment of employee salaries, but we do not know the reason for the ministry’s delay in paying the salaries of employees, expecting to pay their salaries during the next few days.
The House of Representatives, passed last Wednesday, a draft law that allows the government to borrow internally and externally to bridge the country’s fiscal deficit.
The government submitted the bill, which includes external borrowing worth $ 5 billion, and an internal value of 15 trillion dinars to cover the country’s fiscal deficit.
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