Thursday, 08 August / August 2013 09:09
Twilight News / revealed the Finance Committee in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Thursday, a 16% increase in the budget of the House of Representatives in 2014 relative to the current budget year 2013 and not 26% as was rumored in the media.
Committee member said Najiba Najib's "Twilight News", that "the increase was due to the variables that will be witnessing the House of Representatives in the next session, which will increase the number of MPs to 360 MPs, and this will be accompanied by an increase of the number of protections as well."
She added that "the increase will cover the needs of the new presidential council to provide armored vehicles and other such protections."
Najib explained that "the budget of the House of Representatives that discussed what will be completed after the holiday amounted to 528 billion Iraqi dinars."
It showed that "130 billion dinars from the budget this investment, and the number of grades of the Council in this budget amounted to 121 degrees and careers."
The House of Representatives has approved, the earlier, the Council's budget for 2014, which amounted to 528 billion dinars, but many specialists and those concerned with economies of Deputies promised to increase "unjustifiable burden" of the federal budget
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