Author: HH, SSJ
Editor: HH 2.1.2014 eleven nineteenNumber of readings: 89
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Holding Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi, on Saturday, closed-door meeting with the heads of parliamentary blocs to agree on a final version of a legal financial budget for the current year of 2014, and the consolidated retirement.
A parliamentary source said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The House of Representatives Speaker Osama Najafi contract, before noon today, a meeting closed with the heads of parliamentary blocs at the Parliament, to agree on a final version of the law of the financial budget for the current year of 2014, and the Unified Retirement."
The source, who asked not to be named, said: "The meeting attended it all the heads of blocs."
The Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi decided, earlier on Saturday, postponing the tenth meeting of the second legislative term of the legislative year, the fourth half-hour to lack of quorum, as attributed parliamentary source due to the absence of deputies of the Kurdistan Alliance and the coalition are united on the meeting.
The head of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Osama Najafi decided, the first on Thursday, (January 30, 2014), raising the ninth session of the second legislative term of the legislative year, the fourth half-hour to lack of quorum, as attributed parliamentary source reason to County deputies Kurdistan Alliance and the Congress coalition united .
They expected the Kurdistan Alliance bloc in the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, (January 29, 2014), introduced the draft budget bill for 2014, for the first reading at a meeting on Thursday, while linked to the commitment of the federal government to implement its decision regardless five dollars to the provinces producing oil and gas, confirmed that the three parliamentary committees concerned with discussions taking place "extensive" to reach agreement on a formula to accept the first reading of the project.
He revealed a parliamentary source said in an interview to the (long-Presse), on Tuesday, (January 28, 2014), that House Speaker Osama Najafi decided to postpone the first reading of the draft general budget after minutes from start to read, as he emphasized that the decision came because of the threat of the Kurdistan Alliance to withdraw In the event of the session to continue reading the general budget for the year 2014.
The load Chairman of the Finance Committee in the Iraqi Council of Representatives Haider al-Abadi, on Tuesday, (January 28, 2014), the Kurdistan Alliance responsible for the postponement of the first reading of the law of the financial budget for the current year of 2014, and attributed the reasons for the postponement of the issues of "political and electoral", as he emphasized that provincial law "There was a mistake," a large Baejadh paragraph five dollars per barrel of oil produced in the provinces.
The Cabinet announced, on Tuesday, (January 28, 2014), the amendment of the article on a passage of petrodollars in the budget bill, and raise the amount of dollars to five, indicating that the form of a committee to draft a project to determine the share of the provinces producing and non-producing oil, in order to achieve an equitable distribution of wealth.
And the voice of the Iraqi cabinet, in (the 15 of January current), to approve a bill the federal budget for the Republic of Iraq for the fiscal year 2014, and forwarded to the House of Representatives based on the provisions of Article (61 / I and item 80 / item II) of the Constitution, taking into account some of the amendments approved by the Council, including the fact that the export of crude oil produced in Kurdistan by SOMO "exclusively" by multifactorial and approved with the participation of representatives of the region in the pricing committee.
It also provides for adjustments to exclude amounts contracts for oil companies, federal, (16 trillion dinars), and companies province, (900 billion dinars), of sovereign expenditure, and that is re-calculated the share of the region on the basis of 17 percent of the amount of investment firms and be this paragraph permanent.
The Cabinet vote came a day after a meeting of leaders of political blocs in the presence of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, his absent head of the Islamic Supreme Council, Ammar al-Hakim, the head of the Council of Representatives, Osama al-Nujaifi.
The parliamentary Finance Committee announced in (the thirtieth of September 2013), that the current 2014 budget, amounting to 174.6 trillion dinars, indicating that the bulk of which was allocated to the energy sector and security.
It is noteworthy that last year's budget in 2013 amounted to 138 trillion dinars, on the basis of calculating the price of a barrel of oil at $ 90, and the amount of export of 2.0009 million barrels a day.
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