BAGHDAD / - The Prime Minister of the outgoing Haidar Abadi, on Thursday, during the meeting of the draft preliminary draft law for the general budget for the year 2019 in the presence of a number of officials and advanced cadres of the Ministry of Finance.
A statement by the Office of Abadi received by "Iraq News", he stressed during the meeting on the support of investment projects and secure allocations for petrodollar projects and development of the provinces, "noting the" importance of the budget to respond to the decisions passed resolutions in the light of meetings with my representatives Provinces to provide services to citizens and create jobs. "
He stressed "the importance of reducing the budget deficit and focus on allocating the most needy segments of the Iraqi people," explaining that "at the beginning of the meeting, Abadi stressed the basic principles that should be paid attention when preparing the budget items."
He added that "during the meeting focused on covering service projects for the province of Basra in particular."
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