Parliamentary Economic: Kurdistan got the highest percentage in its history of the budget
12:24 - 31/08/2019
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Committee on Economy and Investment Nabiip, Saturday, to exceed the share of the Kurdistan region in the federal budget for the current year more than 17%, indicating that the region exceeded its highest share of history.
Committee member Nada Shaker Jawdat said in a statement to the information that the budget ended without Baghdad to get any financial resource from Erbil. Despite the prior agreement, which makes the share of Kurdistan rise to more than 17% of the federal budget.
Jawdat said, "The region sells oil through [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] share in OPEC internationally, but does not give[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] any barrel despite the agreement between the parties, which requires the commitment of the regional government to deliver 250 thousand barrels in addition to the resources of customs and airports, which makes the region's share is rising at an unprecedented rate."
She pointed out that "the previous government estimated the proportion of the region by 12% after checking the record of staff and needs, as well as being forced to hand over the revenues of the Kamarak and oil, but the government of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] is the weakest and has been unable to commit Kurdistan to the application of budget items."
Jawdat said, "Kurdistan MPs make fun of Arab deputies during negotiations with them on the share of the region where the answer is immediate that the region is benefiting from those surplus amounts, unlike the southern and central provinces that go to the pockets of corrupt."