Parliament to vote on the budget law and vote on five decisions [expanded]
The House of Representatives began its thirteenth regular session held under the chairmanship of Salim al-Jubouri, Speaker of the House of Representatives in the presence of 180 deputies on Thursday vote on the Financial Budget Law for 2018 and voted on five parliamentary resolutions.
At the beginning of the session congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, according to a statement of the Information Service of the House of Representatives received the agency of all Iraq [where] a copy of it today, Iraqi teachers on the occasion of the Teacher’s Day, commending their efforts under the face of Iraq’s challenges and their role in the upbringing of generations that contribute to building the present and future of Iraq , Calling on the House of Representatives to enact laws to protect the teacher.
In the name of the Education Committee in the House of Representatives on the occasion of the Teacher’s Day, she congratulated the educational family and each of its oldest children on educating the sons of the nation with useful knowledge and knowledge on this occasion. She stressed that the foundation of building societies is education. Knowledge and instilling noble values and high morals in the minds, calling for a quick vote on the draft law on the protection of teachers.
On the other mentioned MP Mohammed Tamim, head of the Finance Committee that the observations submitted by the Finance Committee was the absence of deputies of the Kurdish blocs, pointing out that the points of disagreement in the draft law on the salaries of employees and the use of the term of the provinces of Kurdistan as well as salaries of Peshmerga and compensation of staff of the region, All articles of the budget bill were completed in 2018.
The Council then voted on the decision to consider the district of Al-A’aj and its affiliated villages and the area of Tal Abtah and the villages belonging to the affected areas.
In addition, a decision was taken to consider the area of Ayadiyah in the district of Tal Afar, a disaster area,
and the Council ended the vote on a decision considering the districts of Anbar province, the existing and the worst areas.
The council voted on a resolution to thank all the countries that have stood up with Iraq for fighting the organization and calling on the government to set a timetable for the departure of foreign troops after the announcement of the final victory over terrorist groups.
The council voted on a decision to reschedule the agricultural loans granted to farmers and stop the cumulative benefits.
The Council proceeded to vote on the draft federal budget law of the Republic of Iraq for the fiscal year 2018 for approval, where completed 12 articles out of 48 articles.
The revenues of the general budget is estimated at 91643667236 thousand dinars [Ninety-nine trillion six hundred and forty-three billion six hundred and sixty-seven million and two hundred and thirty-six thousand dinars], where the revenues were calculated from the export of crude oil on the basis of the average price of 46 dollars per barrel at an export rate of 3 million and eight hundred And eighty-eight thousand barrels per day, including 250 thousand barrels per day from the Kurdistan region.
The allocations of expenditure amounts to  thousand dinars [One hundred and four trillion and one hundred and fifty billion and one hundred and eighty-three million and seven and thirty-four thousand dinars], while the total deficit planned budget  thousand dinars [twelve trillion five hundred and fourteen billion five hundred and six Ten million and four hundred and ninety-eight thousand dinars].
It was then decided to resume the session on Saturday 3/3/2018 at 11 am.