Parliamentary Finance receives the budget and reassures employees about salaries


Parliamentary Finance

2021 budget

2021-01-02 12:49

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Shafaq News / The Finance Committee in the Iraqi Parliament announced, on Saturday, that it had received a copy of the general budget for 2021.

A member of the committee, Mahasin Hamdoun Al-Dali, told Shafaq News that “the amendments and deduction will be on the salaries of the three presidencies and special ranks.”

She emphasized that “the salaries of employees and retirees will not allow the Finance Committee to be affected at all,” noting that “its committee will work to preserve compensation for the affected and victims of terrorism with regard to the liberated provinces.”

The Presidency of Parliament announced Tuesday (December 29 last) the arrival of the draft budget bill to Parliament in preparation for discussion and approval.

According to the draft seen by Shafaq News, the budget is 164 trillion dinars, with a fiscal deficit of 71 trillion.

The budget was based on an estimated price of $ 42 per barrel of oil and an export rate of 3.250 million barrels per day, including 250,000 barrels from the fields of the Kurdistan Region.

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