Al-Haddad: The KRG delegation approved the proposal of the parliamentary blocs regarding Kurdistan’s budget share

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2021-03-27 08:44

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Shafaq News / Bashir Al-Haddad, Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament announced, on Saturday, that the Kurdistan Regional Government delegation approved the parliamentary blocs proposal approved by the Finance Committee regarding the region’s share of the budget for the year 2021.

Al-Haddad said in a press conference held after the meeting of the Finance Committee with a government team of ministers, that the exchange rate was discussed and it was emphasized that the budget for this year should not be in debt, adding that the government and most of the members of the Finance Committee while keeping the exchange rate in its current position will be held A meeting with the governor of the Central Bank and a joint committee will be formed from the government and parliament to discuss how to maintain the price without affecting market conditions and that the exchange is not within the budget.

Al-Haddad indicated that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives will hold a meeting with the parliamentary blocs prior to the session to reach an agreement to pass the budget, expressing his hope that the vote on the draft law will take place in tomorrow’s session, Sunday.

Regarding the Kurdistan Region’s share of the budget, Al-Haddad, who is a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Bloc in the Iraqi Parliament, said, “The article regarding the region’s share in the draft law was not the reason and the problem in not voting on the budget.”

He continued by saying that the Kurdistan Regional Government delegation agreed to the text that was agreed upon with the political blocs regarding the region’s share.

Al-Haddad emphasized that the Parliament’s Finance Committee approved this agreement, and it has become an established article in the budget and cannot be tampered with or withdrawn in any way because it has become a law article, stressing that the regional government delegation and the Kurdish representatives in Parliament are dealing with this text approved and signed by The committee will not be content to withdraw from this agreement.

And he went on to say that there are parties seeking to block the passage of the bill and that Iraq should remain without a budget this year.

Euphrates News publishes the results of the parliamentary finance meeting with 6 ministers and the head of the service council regarding the 2021 budget

Time: 03/27/2021 16:20:35 Read: 1,417 times

{Economy: Al Furat News} The Parliamentary Finance Committee ended, on Saturday, its meeting with federal government ministers, detailed provisions for the legal articles in the federal budget for the fiscal year 2021.

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A statement by the committee, a copy of which was received by Al Furat News, stated that “the meeting was chaired by Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Bashir Al-Haddad, which discussed in detail the items and articles of the draft budget law.”

He added, “Where it was emphasized that the vote on the budget should be included in the agenda of tomorrow’s session, Sunday, and to study the budgets of service ministries and the sections of disbursement for service projects.”

Al-Haddad stressed, during the meeting, “the importance of approving the budget because it affects the general situation and is linked to the work of ministries, service projects, and the provision of job opportunities for youth.”

Al-Haddad also called for “addressing the high prices of foodstuffs and commodities and finding solutions and alternatives to the repercussions of the exchange rate.”

Al-Haddad called on the political forces to “resolve differences to reach a consensus that paves the way for passing the budget.”

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Financial Advisor to Kazemi: Approving the budget will reduce poverty

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Mazhar Muhammad Salih, the economic advisor to the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, confirmed that the approval of the draft federal budget law for the current year will reduce the poverty rate in Iraq, while noting that delaying it until now means losing 25 percent of the financial vision for the year.

Saleh said in a press statement followed by (Baghdad Today), that “the general budget is supposed to contain programs for the poor, including improving the ration card items in terms of increasing the quantity and organizing its distribution,” indicating that “there is government insistence on the issue of the ration card to address poverty and address it.” .

He added, “The solution to reducing poverty lies in approving the budget, because it contains many programs, including youth employment, new investments, and others.”

He explained, “Unemployment is the basis of poverty, so it is necessary to approve the budget, as it contains activities and programs for the economy,” noting that “approving the budget will result in market stability and the organization of business and trade, because it is a financial plan for a full year.”

Saleh expressed his regret that “the first quarter of the year has passed and the budget has not been approved, which means a loss of 25 percent of the financial vision for the year,” noting that “the delay in approving the budget means disruption of programs, market decisions and individuals as well.”

And Saleh indicated that “the general economic situation of the country is good despite the presence of high prices for some materials, but in general the country has not entered into inflation yet.”

The House of Representatives is supposed to hold its meeting tomorrow, Sunday, to vote on the budget bill, after the vote on it was postponed last week, due to the lack of consensus between the political blocs.

Parliamentary Finance discusses “in detail” the provisions of the budget the day before it is approved

Time: 03/27/2021 11:24:41 Read: 3,484 times

{Baghdad: Al Furat News} In a meeting with the federal government ministers, the Parliamentary Finance Committee is discussing detailed provisions for the legal articles in the budget.

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The Media Department in the House of Representatives said in a statement that the Euphrates News Agency received a copy of it today that “Deputy Speaker Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad chaired the joint meeting between the Parliamentary Finance Committee with a number of ministers in the federal government that is currently being held at the Rashid Hotel in the center of the capital, Baghdad.” .

She indicated that “the meeting is to discuss and discuss in detail the items and articles of the Federal Budget Law for 2021, which is included in the agenda of the parliament session for tomorrow.”

Raghad Daham