A statement from Al-Kazemi’s office about the latter’s meeting with the Finance Committee

Political | 01:55 – 07/02/2021

BAGHDAD – Mawazine News

The office of the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, published on Sunday the details of the last meeting of the Parliamentary Finance Committee.

A statement of the office, a copy of which was received by Mawazine News, stated that “The Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, held a meeting today with members of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, during which the federal budget for 2021 was discussed, and the joint cooperation between the executive and legislative authorities was continued with the aim of expediting its approval. “.

The Prime Minister stressed, “The financial budget that the government sent its draft earlier aims at financial and economic reform and support for vital sectors, which would address a large part of the Iraqi economy’s problems that it has been suffering from for decades.

He pointed out “the importance of investing in the recent increase in oil prices in a way that contributes to easing the burden on the citizen in the budget copy that is submitted to the vote in Parliament.”

He stressed “the necessity of activating the mechanisms of automation and digital dealing, and also activating the role of the Federal Service Council, in the course of economic reform.”

Al-Kazemi warned, “The need to adopt the principle of justice in distributing wealth among all regions of Iraq, in accordance with the principles of the constitution, and not to include political disputes in the citizen’s food file and the level of services provided to him.”

 And the Prime Minister stated, “The country is currently facing many challenges, and we are working hard to reform the current situation and put the Iraqi economy on the right track. It comes as an implementation of the government program that the House of Representatives voted on and also included in the government white paper.”

He pointed out, “The agreement to intensify the holding of sessions between the executive and legislative authorities, to ensure the approval of a reform budget that preserves the rights of the citizen, and as soon as possible, and that the work of the legislative and executive authorities is complementary, in the spirit of one team, seeking to advance the historical responsibility, to get the country out of the current situation.” Ended 29 / A43



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