Parliament reveals: This is why the parliament left its meeting open to Saturday left its meeting open to Saturday
2/15/2018


Baghdad / / .. The MP for the National Alliance Salim Shawki, on Thursday, the reason for keeping the House of Representatives open to next Saturday.

"The House of Representatives left its open to next Saturday for dialogue and debate on the budget," Shawki said for "the eye of Iraq News," stressing that "there is keenness of most blocs to pass the budget because the disruption is a loss for all provinces."

He added, a member of the parliamentary legal committee that "there is a rejection within the parliament for the percentage of 17% demanded by the Kurdish blocs in the budget of 2018, and the continued boycott of meetings by the Kurds, will not benefit anything."

A parliamentary source said on Thursday that the House of Representatives ended the first reading of the proposed law, while resuming its meeting on Saturday from next week.

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