The Iraqi Parliament
The financial budget
Shafaq News / The Iraqi Council of Representatives (Parliament) has set, on Tuesday, a date to hold a voting session on the country’s financial budget for the current year.
The Presidency of the Council said in a statement received by Shafaq News, that “legislating the federal budget law for the fiscal year 2021 is one of the important steps, because it affects the interests of the citizen, and the paragraphs it holds that directly address his needs, as well as enabling the government to proceed with the implementation of its government program. And support for service projects that affect the daily life of the citizen.
She added, “Therefore, we call upon members of Parliament to attend tomorrow, Wednesday, at 1 pm, to hold the long-awaited vote session on the budget law, and we also note that the names of attendees and absences will be published on public opinion.”
And she continued by saying, “The agenda of tomorrow’s session will also include the presentation of the request submitted by the political forces, which is supported by the signing of more than 172 deputies to vote on the dissolution of the Iraqi parliament in its fourth session, according to the provisions of Article 64 first of the Iraqi constitution, and this step comes in response to popular demands for action Early elections”.
The Presidency said, “With this, the parliament has fulfilled all the requirements and practical steps to conduct early elections, including the formation of an independent commission of judges, the legislation of the House of Representatives election law, and voting on the First Amendment Law (Order No. 30 of 2005) the Federal Supreme Court Law.”
Parliament failed over the last months of approving the budget bill due to disagreements over some of its provisions, especially those related to the Kurdistan Region’s share as well as the dollar exchange rate.