383 Policy 01/25/2021 13:07
Baghdad today – Baghdad
A member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Sherwan Mirza, confirmed, Monday (January 25, 2021), that the Kurdistan Regional Government delegation met yesterday with members of the Parliamentary Finance Committee and discussed many files related to the budget.
Mirza said in an interview with (Baghdad Today), “The meeting held yesterday by the Kurdistan Regional Government delegation visiting Baghdad and members of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, was conducted in a positive atmosphere.”
He continued, “The committee asked a set of questions, related to the sections of spending and financial revenues for the regional government, and the number of employees and the sections of spending in the region’s share of the budget.
He added, “The meetings between the Kurdish delegation and the Finance Committee will continue for an additional two days, to answer the inquiries that the members of the Finance Committee have.”
He explained, “The regional government is responding effectively to the course of the meetings in Baghdad, in order to try to persuade the members of the Finance Committee to vote on the region’s share, since the budget and the region’s share came out of the government’s hands and became the hands of the parliament, and therefore the most important thing for Arbil to convince the Finance Committee and then the heads of the blocks.” Parliament. ”
Yesterday, Sunday (January 24, 2021), a high-ranking Kurdish delegation arrived in the capital, Baghdad, to embark on a new round for the 2021 budget.
The source said in an interview with (Baghdad Today), that “a high-ranking delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government arrived in the capital, Baghdad, for a new round of talks in order to secure the region’s share in the federal financial budget for 2021.”
He added, “The delegation includes: Minister of Finance Awat Sheikh Janab, Minister of Planning Dara Rashid, Minister of the Region Khaled Shawani, and Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Region Omid Sabah.”