[size=28]Parliamentary Finance: Abdel-Mahdi apologized for sending the budget, and we will enter 2020 with a "temporary budget"
09:09 - 12/12/2019
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The Finance Committee confirmed in the House of Representatives, Thursday, that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] will enter in 2020 with a "temporary budget", due to the delay in its transmission by the current caretaker government due to a procedural legal problem, noting that Prime Minister [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] apologized for sending Budget.
Committee member Ahmed Al-Saffar said in a statement reported by the official newspaper Al-Sabah and seen by him / the information: “It was hoped that the budget will be sent to Parliament last Thursday, but we were surprised by the Prime Minister’s apology for sending it because there is no authority to send any bill to Parliament, including the budget for the fact that his government is now a caretaker government.
He added, "The House of Representatives inquired about that and it appeared that the Prime Minister can send important bills to the parliament in the first week of the caretaker government, stressing that" the parliament in turn cannot read and discuss the budget and vote on it if it is sent during the current December. "
And Al-Saffar said, that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] will have to adopt (a temporary budget) that is paid monthly for salaries, and the operational budget only, and excludes from the investment investment budget, contracts, and job grades until voting on the 2020 budget. Ended / 25