Abdul Mahdi: Any delay in the budget leads to an imbalance in economic progress, health and education in Iraq
17:23 - 07/11/2019
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, on Thursday, the importance of the general budget and economic reforms and the settlement of financial problems in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
, stressing the need to complete the budget as soon as possible.
Abdul Mahdi said in a statement received a copy of the information, on the sidelines of the chairmanship of the expanded meeting of the Committee on the preparation of the financial budget for 2020. The budget "is not just figures and any imbalance in them leads to an imbalance in economic progress, health, education and others."
The Prime Minister added, "We are working to find a budget capable of managing the economy properly and increase the non-oil resources, and begin serious reforms and adjustments necessary for all outstanding and thorny financial problems in a national and equitable spirit."
During the meeting, they reviewed "lagging projects that led to the loss of huge funds and job opportunities and produced wide unemployment, the stalled projects that were reinstated to work, and discussed many economic, financial and investment related issues."
The Prime Minister directed "the need for monitoring and accounting for performance and implementation, and the continued holding of the meetings of the Budget Committee to accelerate the completion and submission to the House of Representatives at the earliest." Finished 25 h