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Shafaq News / The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani announced on Wednesday that it will start distributing salaries to employees as of 3-12-2020.
Barzani said in a speech during the cabinet session that “during these days we were in constant contact with the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi,” adding that “the Federal Council of Ministers pledged to address the issue of sending salaries in the coming days.”
He added, “For any reason if the region’s salaries do not arrive from Baghdad on time, the regional government will pay the deficit by borrowing until those sums arrive,” indicating that the regional government “will pay the loan from the sums that Baghdad will send later.
The region’s cabinet had held a session earlier this morning to discuss the issue of salaries and the draft federal budget for 2021, in addition to other issues related to the internal situation in the region.