Presidential efforts to approve the budget

3/3/2018

Parliament resumes its meetings today to vote
Baghdad / Sabah
The three presidencies intensified their efforts to pass the budget and find solutions to the points of contention that still hinder their adoption, especially after the
Parliament began to vote on its paragraphs and enable it to approve 12 of the 48 articles during Thursday’s session, which will be resumed today, amid invitations to attend All members of the Council in order to vote on them.

This comes at a time when Saad al-Hadithi, a spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Information Office warned of the danger of disrupting the adoption of the federal budget, and called on the House of Representatives to assume its responsibilities and accelerate "to vote on the law to enable ministries and state institutions to carry out their duties and provide services to citizens."

"The three presidencies met at the Peace Palace in Baghdad in the presence of President Fuad Masum, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri," the statement said.

The Presidency said that "the meeting was attended by the Chairman of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives and a number of members of the Committee," and said that "

The House of Representatives voted on Thursday on 12 articles of the Federal Budget Law for the current year, while a parliamentary source pointed out that the Council kept its session open and decided to resume on Saturday after the imbalance of the quorum.

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Parliament reveals the mechanism of filling the fiscal deficit in the budget
3/3/2018



The MP for the current wisdom, Hassan Khalati, on Thursday, the mechanism to fill the fiscal deficit in the federal budget for 2018, between that will be taken equivalent to 20% of oil prices to address the budget deficit.

Khalati said in an interview with (Watan News) that "will be used a certain percentage of high oil prices than what is contained in the Federal Budget Act 2018 to fill the financial deficit."

He added that "the equivalent of 20% of oil prices will be deducted to give the share of oil-producing provinces, especially Basra.

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Parliament to vote on the budget law and vote on five decisions [expanded]

3/1/2018

[Ayna-Baghdad]
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 [104158183734] 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 [12514516498] 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.

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Parliament votes on the decision on the presence of foreign troops in Iraq .. What is it?
3/1/2018

The House of Representatives on Thursday voted on a resolution calling on the government to set a timetable for the departure of foreign forces.

Local media reported that "the Council of Parliament voted on the text of the resolution includes an invitation addressed to the federal government to set a timetable for the departure of foreign forces of Iraqi territory."

He added that "the Council also voted to consider the district of Baaj, and its villages, and the area of ​​Tal Abata and its villages, a disaster area, and consider the area of ​​Ayadiyah in Tal Afar area affected, and consider the districts of Anbar province, which is from him, Rawa disaster areas.

The parliament also voted on a resolution calling on the government to put in place effective mechanisms to implement the youth support project, in addition to voting on a resolution calling on the government to reschedule the loans granted to farmers and stop the cumulative benefits.

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The lifting of the voting session on the budget to Saturday because of the imbalance of the quorum
3/1/2018

The Voice of the House of Representatives, Thursday, on 12 articles of the Federal Budget Law for the current year, also kept its open and decided to resume on Saturday, following the imbalance of the quorum.

The House of Representatives held on Thursday, its 13th session of the current legislative term under the chairmanship of the President of the Council Salim al-Jubouri and the presence of 170 deputies.

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Postponement of the vote on the federal budget law to next week
2/28/2018

MP of the Finance Committee MP, MP Massoud Haider, said that the vote was postponed on the federal budget law for 2018, pointing out that the three presidencies will meet tomorrow to discuss the final version of the law.

In a press statement, Haidar said that the vote on the budget law for 2018 was postponed to next week, pointing to the presence of a meeting of the three presidencies tomorrow, noting that "the budget will be postponed to next week because tomorrow will see a meeting of the three presidencies for dialogue and discussion on the final wording For the budget,

especially with regard to the benefits of the Kurds or their allocations, "adding that" the parliamentary finance committee reached final consensus in most of the demands, except provided by representatives of the Kurdish component.

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Parliamentary Finance announces the completion of the final version of the budget
2/27/2018


BAGHDAD / Al-Ghad Press:
A parliamentary source said on Tuesday that the Finance Committee has completed the final version of the budget law and will be included in the meeting on Wednesday.

The source told "Al-Ghad Press" that "the parliamentary finance committee has completed the final version of the draft budget bill 2018," pointing out that "will be included on the agenda of the Council to vote on Wednesday."


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Parliamentary Finance reveals the addition of eight paragraphs of the budget and the amendment of 4 articles and set the date of voting
2/19/2018

A member of the parliamentary finance committee Hossam al-Aqabi said on Monday that "daily meetings are continuing to make some amendments to the law of the general budget," stressing that his committee "will submit the draft law to vote within one week .

""The financial committee voted in its meeting held on Sunday to cancel one of the paragraphs of the budget law related to the deduction of 3.8% of the salaries of employees and retirees," he said, adding that "eight new paragraphs will be added and four Materials on the draft budget bill by the parliamentary finance .

"He explained that "the rate of transfer and reduction will be few in the budget this year compared to previous years because of the financial crisis experienced by Iraq," stressing that "the taxes set by the government raised from non-oil revenues to about 600 billion dinars of its total size of 13 trillion dinars ".

"The non-oil revenues obtained from the budget for the year 2017 exceeded 13 trillion dinars after it was planned by 12 trillion dinars ."He concluded that "points of contention with the Kurdish forces are waiting to discuss with the Prime Minister to agree on them ."

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A meeting is expected for the three presidencies this week to discuss the budget

2/17/2018

The House of Representatives ended the reading of the two laws
Baghdad / Sabah / Omar Abdul Latif
The three presidencies have set a meeting date for this week to discuss three files, most notably the budget this year, as well as the results of the Kuwait Conference and the relationship between the Center and the region.

And while the House of Representatives resumed on Thursday, Headed by Salim al-Jubouri, during which he concluded the first reading of the laws of the Iraqi Programmers and Traffic Syndicate, the MP of the faction of parliamentary wisdom, Hassan Khalati, expected that everyone would eventually reach an agreement to pass the budget within the minimum level of consensus.

The legal adviser to the President of the Republic, Amir Kanani, in an interview for "morning": "The meeting of the three presidencies will be presented in the most important issues on the domestic political scene in addition to what they see the personalities of the meeting," explaining that "the Speaker of the House Salim al-Jubouri recommended the inclusion of discussion budget General of this year within the schedule of the meeting of the three presidencies. "

"The other file, which will be discussed by the meeting of the three presidencies, is the relationship between the center and the region to seek solutions to issues that are still stuck, such as airports, borders, salaries, etc., as well as discuss the developments in the political process related to the elections and review the most important events and highlight the results of (Kuwait International Conference) Reconstruction of Iraq. "

In the meantime, the statement of the Information Service of the House of Representatives, received by "morning", that the Council ended, at the beginning of its meeting, "the first reading of the proposed law of the Iraqi Programmers Association submitted by the committees of civil society and legal institutions, which came to attention to the segment of programmers to upgrade their level and support and development of this segment Defend their rights and keep abreast of technological developments. "

The Council completed the first reading of the draft traffic law submitted by the Security and Defense Committee for the purpose of regulating vehicle traffic rules, determining the parties responsible for registering them, determining conditions of safety and security, Violation and economic reality and identify those who have the power to impose the fine. "

On the other hand, Jubouri announced, according to the statement, "a meeting of the Presidency of the Council, which was discussed requests for interrogations provided and included on a daily basis within the meetings of the Council in the event of a quorum."

It was then decided to resume the session Saturday at 11 am.
And on the budget this year, the MP for the stream of wisdom parliamentary, Hassan Khalati, in a press statement, "The political districts of the sessions of voting on the budget may work to delay the adoption, but the outcome will not impede the passage, and everyone has the conviction and desire to pass the budget so as not to repeat the experience of the year 2014, "noting that" not pass it will weaken Iraq in the global economic spaces, which we do not want, especially in light of this difficult stage. "

He added that the budget has completed the first reading and was started in the second, so the provinces or differences that took place during the next stages will have a negative impact, but must pass the budget, "expected that" everyone reaches an agreement to pass the budget within the minimum limits of consensus. "

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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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