Hassan Al Kaabi
Kurdistan Region delegation
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Shafaq News / The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hassan Karim Al-Kaabi called on Wednesday for the need to keep the arena of conflict and political disagreement away from all ongoing discussions regarding the draft federal budget bill 2021.
A statement by Al-Kaabi’s office received by Shafaq News said, “Al-Kaabi received in his office, in the presence of the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Bashir Haddad, the Kurdistan Regional Government delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Qabad Talabani, where an expanded meeting was held to discuss the draft federal budget bill for 2021 And discussion of ways to find a common vision on the contentious points in the budget law. ”
Al-Kaabi pointed to “the importance of continuing to hold sessions and consultations between the region’s delegation, the Parliamentary Finance Committee and the various political forces regarding the budget law, far from differences, in a way that guarantees its output in a” fair and equitable “manner for all the sons of the Iraqi people, stressing that” the budget affects the people’s strength and we must be trusted To ensure fair distribution of financial allocations to all cities of the country. ”
He pointed out that “the members of the House of Representatives are serious about the necessity of organizing the financial relationship between Baghdad and the Kurdistan region and finding radical solutions to remove the existing problems regarding the budget.”
In turn, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Bashir Al-Haddad, said, “The Presidency of the Council with the concerned Finance Committee is determined to remove the technical problems and obstacles facing the Federal Budget Law for 2021 and approve it as a realistic, fair and equitable budget that meets the needs of citizens in all governorates and Kurdistan Region, stressing the Council’s keenness to reduce expenditures commensurate with With the volume of imports to reduce the fiscal deficit within the budget.
For its part, the delegation headed by Talabani expressed its complete keenness to provide the Iraqi Parliament and the Finance Committee with all data, financial details and accounting tables related to oil and non-oil imports for the region in a way that serves the interests of all spectrums of the Iraqi people and to reach a permanent and radical solution to all existing disputes.