The Kurdistan Democrat announces reaching a “preliminary agreement” to settle the region’s share of the budget


Kurdistan Region delegation

2021 budget

2021-02-19 07:01

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Shafaq News / The Kurdistan Democratic Bloc announced today, Friday, that a “preliminary agreement” has been reached to settle the region’s share in the general budget law, while indicating that next week will be the date for voting on the budget.

Deputy for Democrat Mayada al-Najjar told Shafaq News Agency, “The proportion of the Kurdistan Region in the General Budget Law is 12.67%,” noting that “this percentage goes as salaries for employees, Peshmerga, political prisoners, social care and ministerial expenditures.”

She added, “The Kurdish delegation and the political blocs have reached a preliminary agreement to settle the region’s share in the budget law, but political dialogues and negotiations are still continuing to resolve the issue.”

Al-Najjar added, “We are awaiting the arrival of the draft budget bill to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives to vote on the budget next week, as determined by the Parliamentary Finance Committee.”


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