MPs: We seek to overcome differences to ensure the interests of citizens
BAGHDAD - Shaima Rashid
"Al-Sabah" from parliamentary sources and having meetings are underway between the committees of the parliament and government representatives to agree on a final version of the budget bill for the year 2014.
According to the source, the "meetings aimed at overcoming differences in the budget, such as read the first reading, despite his assertion that the reading will be held Tuesday through in the event of failure to reach a consensus."
In the meantime, lawmakers stressed their determination to speed up the adoption of the budget law, especially after the adoption of the pension law, which is a catalyst for them.
The House of Representatives could vote on the last Monday of all materials Unified Retirement Law, amounting to 43 articles, including materials were the subject of differences between the political blocs.
MP Habib Terminal block citizen explained that "the House of Representatives are determined to pass the budget, as happened with the pension law in spite of the dilemmas in them, expecting that the witness hearing next Tuesday, the first reading of the budget, calling on everyone to come to pass.
He said the terminal in a statement the "morning": that "the adoption of the pension law is a catalyst for the deputy and the citizen at the same time, especially since the atmosphere psychological public good and pay the budget law about reading," noting that lawmakers are determined to walk this law, as happened in the retirement law.
"The Problems of the budget much more than a retirement law, but there are no multiple choices, and became a matter of passing the budget a matter of urgency and necessary it is possible to break down more than that, for reasons controversial because the investment projects, noting that there are deliberations and a lot of talk about resolving differences between the center and the region in order to reach solutions satisfactory to all parties, adding that dialogue is the best mechanism to resolve these differences.
MP did not rule out the return of the budget to the government if they contain a considerable disruption, especially given that the budget contains a lot of notes and need to talk and could exceed it does not come back, and that there is a minister of the government in the House of Representatives may alleviate this issue.
And witnessing the general budget bill controversy great on paragraphs after the student of the Kurdistan region to include dues of oil companies operating in it, in addition to the salaries of the Peshmerga, while over the issue of paragraph five dollars in the budget after the inclusion by the government, while demanding the parliamentary Finance to send the final accounts of the budget.
The Iraqi List MP Khudair Hassan al-Hamdani has pointed out that the law was passed with the retirement of some shenanigans in it is important, stressing that this law is the most successful at the level of the session so far.
He said al-Hamdani, in an interview for the "morning": "We look forward to the political blocs to be clear in order to approve the budget bill through resolving all outstanding differences so that we move towards legislation to enable us to complete what can be completed it for plan investment, financial, and we get to see closer views" .
He added that "all MPs are keen to be the public interest to dominate the interests of individual and mass, so we expect that there will be good attendance at the meeting next Tuesday in order to read the budget, hinting at the return of the budget to the government in the event of modifications.
And find political and popular circles that the financial budget of the Federal Law of the most important laws to be voted on and approved and passed to relate to the lives of people in the country and the fate of the people attached to them and to the sustainability of rotation of the wheel of development in the country.
But the political differences stand this year as it was accepted by the barrier in front of passing this law quickly, as it was passed last year in the absence of the Kurds who did not attend in protest at the presence of some of the points of contention with the center on the share of the Kurdistan region of the budget process and export oil and accruals companies operating there, But this year has emerged: those differences and arrived at what got him last year, as it has not yet reached an agreement about the views and end the dispute, and more than that an update of the county coalition in Iraq to the Council of Representatives on the background of the events of the ongoing military in Anbar province .
Confirms deputies need to speed up the vote on the budget and pass a service to the public interest, especially since the age of parliament is nearing completion and with near hold the next parliamentary elections, which are scheduled to take place on the thirtieth of April next, amid assurances to hold them on schedule and not postponed, which creates a vacuum constitutionally, and the damage to the state and the people.
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