Najaf Council postpones vote on budget 2013
Council suspended Wednesday its usual "quorum" after it was supposed to
discuss the budget 2013 along with the proposal put forward at the
previous meeting to allocate funds to develop judicial Najaf and Kufa,
and ratified by the Ministry of planning.
said the Council's spokesman Mohammad Al-khuzai told (range) that "the
Council has decided to lift its to next Sunday, because a quorum of
members", stating that "eleven subject was supposed to be discussed by
Council members including the adoption of the budget 2013".
his part, President of the Commission services in Najaf province Council
Muhammad Ayed on (press term) the "members of the Council underlined
through their proposal at a meeting Sunday on the need for conservation
to infrastructure projects.
"proposed Ayed was approved by the Ministry of planning and is awaiting
approval by the Council Presidency," he said, adding that "the meeting
filed due to lack of quorum, preventing the completion of the proposed
said the "proposed the allocation of 14% of the budget for sewage
sector, 13% of the electricity sector in the health sector accounted for
11% of local budget, with the roads and bridges sector 10% of the
said that "the Council has to approve the budgets of districts, areas
and determine the 137 billion for Najaf and Kufa to spend 42 billion,"
he said, adding that the proposal has been approved by all members. "
Federal Government has ratified the country's general budget for 2013 in
last October, and amounted to 138 trillion Iraqi dinars, the share of
Najaf from 296 billion Iraqi dinars.
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