>>> According to data published on the website of the Ministry of Finance on the general budget for 2018, the surplus achieved during the first half of this year, amounted to 14.798 trillion dinars.
According to these data, the operating expenses amounted to 29,001 trillion dinars, while the investment expenditure amounted to 1,486 trillion dinars, while the total expenditure was 30,486 trillion dinars, and the general revenues without revenues of oil in the Kurdistan region 45,285 trillion dinars, thus the financial surplus is 14,798 Trillion dinars.
Commenting on the previous figures, Basra University professor of economics, Nabil Al-Marsoumi, said in a publication on his Facebook page that “if there was rational management of the Iraqi economy, this surplus would be invested in creating strategic projects that would provide hundreds of thousands of jobs instead of prosecution. Lying about the existence of a financial crisis in Iraq. ”
It is noteworthy that MP Majida Tamimi, described during the session of the parliament on Basra last Saturday, who says that there is a financial crisis in Iraq as a “liar”, where she stressed that “talk about the lack of funds in Iraq, is not true, and who says that is a liar “He said.
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