Basra is unhappy to delete the "petrodollar" from the budget amendments
Baghdad / Range
Governor of Basra, yesterday, resorting to the judiciary to challenge the amendment of the budget law, in protest against the decision to delete the petrodollar paragraph of the law. Calling on President Fuad Masum not to ratify the amendment.
"The local government, both legislative and executive, held a meeting to discuss the implications of the deletion of the (petrodollar) clause in the amendment of the budget law by the House of Representatives," Governor Majid al-Nasrawi said during a conference in Basra.
Nasraoui said that Basra was scheduled to receive 385 billion dinars under the budget law this year.
The Governor of Basra that "the deletion of petrodollar by the House of Representatives reflected negatively on all projects in Basra, where the company stopped cleaning work, and delay the payment of salaries of teachers and teachers contracted with the Office of the province, as well as the disruption of the program dispatch patients for treatment outside Iraq, Investment vitality ".
"Nasraoui that" Basra appeals to the President of the Republic not to ratify the amendment of the law because of the injustice of the right to maintain and disruption of services, and if approved, we have many options, including a lawsuit.
For his part, said Ahmad al-Sulaiti, head of the Financial Control Committee and follow-up allocations in the Basra Governorate Council during the conference, it is not true that the House of Representatives and the federal government to enact a law to put the right of the provinces to act with certain financial allocations, and then cancel the law after entering the provinces In financial obligations, and therefore we demand the Presidency of the Republic not to ratify the amendment of the law. "
Al-Sulaiti said that "budgetary allocations have been significantly reduced in accordance with the amendment of the budget law, and therefore we must look for alternatives to finance, and we will try to find sources of funding without harming the interests of citizens."
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