Created on Monday, September 30 / September 2013 13:49 | Print | E-mail
BAGHDAD / Yousef Salman
Pledged to the Iraqi Council of Representatives to reject the federal budget for the coming year 2014 and that the government did not send it to parliament so far because of the huge expenses and the huge allocations contained. The MP said Magda Abdel Latif that there are many reservations on the budget even before it reaches the House of Representatives to include figures frightening and explosive allocations, although the government has yet to send, and indicated that the proportion of the deficit in the new budget of 32 trillion dinars. Latif added that according to the draft sent by the Ministry of Finance to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers on 16/9, there was a controversial details and blurry and expenditure allocations to various government sectors makes it rejected altogether. They pointed out that the country is on the verge of the parliamentary elections and a new government next year, while the current government will be the caretaker government did not need to the vast amount of those customizations. It showed that lack of readiness of the law so far will lead to a potential delay before approval. She noted that the budget included 132 thousand degrees and careers, including 72 thousand contract-holders and 60 thousand new degree. And confirmed member of the parliamentary Finance Committee that the fiscal deficit in the current budget year 2013 until the month of August reached 27 trillion dinars, unlike the planned budget deficit itself until the end of the current year is 19 trillion. Tamimi added that the total oil revenues were estimated at 130 trillion dinars, and the sum of all revenue and revenue accruing to the government estimated at 139 trillion dinars. For his part, MP said Haitham al-Jubouri that the government is very optimistic when it calculated the price of a barrel of oil in the budget year 2014 at $ 90 and this central worrying events surrounding Iraq. He Jubouri for "future" yesterday that after accounting for the sale price of a barrel of oil is $ 90 with the amount of production expected 2 million and 600 thousand and we have received that the budget estimates, according to these figures exceed the 175 trillion dinars.