Deputies deny the existence of any constitutional breach in the budget
05/3/2018 12:00 am
[rtl] BAGHDAD / Following the morning
, the parliamentary legal committee denied on Sunday the existence of any constitutional violation within the budget of 2018, noting that the budget was calculated on the basis of population ratios in each province, which may be considered by some as a "constitutional breach," and while passing deputies from the liberated provinces for Their confidence that the adoption of the budget is an important step to serve the "affected provinces," the President of the Government of the Territory, Nechirvan Barzani on Sunday the first position of the budget and the share of the Kurds.
A member of the parliamentary legal committee Salim Shawqi said in a press statement: "The House of Representatives worked on the legislation and transfer of the budget, and transfer of funds from door to door, and reduce expenses," pointing out that "the additions mentioned were agreed by the Presidency of Parliament and the Council of Ministers, , That "the representatives of the provinces have made several demands specific to their provinces," stressing that "Parliament approved most of the requests after the approval of the Prime Minister, and therefore can not be challenged." Shawki said that "the budget did not witness any violation of the Constitution and calculated on the basis of population ratios based on data from the Ministry of Commerce," noting that "the Kurds rejected this and demanded the 17 percent granted to them previously according to mutual interests and political agreements
A member of the Committee on Economy and Investment Representative Jawad al-Bolani, said at a press conference: "There are 22 violations in the general budget, which was approved in abnormal circumstances," noting that "poor provinces remained poor without
A member of the Finance Committee, Hossam al-Aqabi, said that the amounts deducted from salaries of employees during the past two months are "due to return." He said in a press interview on Sunday: "We have already sent a letter to the government to stop deductions for salaries of employees until the adoption of the budget, Noting that "the adoption on Saturday, means that the suspension of the deduction came into force as of January 1 last," and continued: "Any action after this date will be contrary to what is in it and must be canceled," stressing that "the amounts that have been Its deduction for the months of January and February will be safe Hoarded must be returned to the staff while the availability of cash. "
And voted the House of Representatives in Saturday's session, to cancel deductions from the salaries of state employees in the draft budget law for the
For his part, MP for the province of Anbar Adel Khamis Mahlawi, the parliament's vote on the state budget for this year, "an important step to serve the country's people in general And
particularly affected provinces . "
In a statement received by Al-Sabah, al-Mahallawi said that "the achievement of the quorum for Saturday's session and the vote on the budget confirm the keenness of representatives of the people to approve it because of the utmost importance to the construction and reconstruction and the living situation of all citizens." He stressed "our keenness and before the budget reaches the House of Representatives to cancel Deductions from salaries of employees and retirees in particular in the absence of
need for them. "
"The importance of assigning grades to restore thousands of members of the defense and the interior to service, especially the people of the liberated areas of terrorism and this is what we are seeking
In turn, said MP from the coalition of Iraqi forces, Mohammed Tamim in a press conference: "We reached an agreement with the Prime Minister Haider Abadi on controversial articles in the public budget, and thus we voted to approve the budget," and added, "will be disbursed nominal salaries next year , In addition to the disbursement of the amounts of delayed contracts and return them to their departments and restore the grades in the previous budgets when entering the Daash, "noting that" the restoration of Awakening and fixing their salaries is an achievement for the provinces. "[/rtl]
[rtl][You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]