Barzani: We are committed to implementing the budget, and Baghdad has not sent any salaries for ten months

Time: 04/20/2021 14:42:54 Read: 299 times

Today, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, met with the consuls and representatives of the European Union countries in the region.

The meeting discussed the situation in the Kurdistan Region and the relationship with the federal government, as well as ways to strengthen relations between the Kurdistan Region and the European Union.

Regarding the relationship with the federal government, the Prime Minister affirmed the commitment of the Kurdistan Region to implement the Federal Budget Law, and called on the federal government to fulfill its obligations towards the Kurdistan Region, indicating that it did not send any salaries to the region for ten months.

The Prime Minister expressed his hope that the approval of the House of Representatives on the budget law would be a good start to find a radical solution to other outstanding issues on the basis of the constitution, especially the implementation of Article 140 and the normalization of conditions in the Kurdish regions outside the administration of the regional government, and said that this would have a positive impact on the security of Iraq And its stability.

The Prime Minister highlighted the government’s reforms aimed at reorganizing and diversifying sources of income, reducing unnecessary expenditures, establishing transparency and reducing the waste of public wealth.

The Prime Minister also indicated that the Kurdistan Regional Government will provide all necessary facilities for foreign and local investors to develop investment in all fields.

At the end of the meeting, the Prime Minister answered the questions and interventions of European Union consuls and representatives working in the region.

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